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Based in Halesowen, Glassworks Hounsell is a leading supplier of CNC turning services. From high-volume production to complex one-off parts, we deliver precision CNC-turning services in various materials. 

Our comprehensive CNC turning process consistently ensures quality, and we always exceed client deadlines, propelling your projects to new heights.  

We are a one-stop solution for all your CNC precision manufacturing requirements, completing our CNC turning projects with a fast turnaround, high precision and competitive pricing.  

So whether you require high-volume or low-volume production, find out how we can help.  

Choose Glassworks Hounsell as your manufacturing partner today 

ISO 9001 Certified CNC Turning Services 

Our commitment to delivering high-quality machining earned us an ISO 9001 certification, an industry-recognised standard for quality and continuous improvement.   

At Glassworks Hounsell, we have retained our ISO 9001 certification for over 20 years.  

Want to learn more about our Quality Policy Statement? Find out more here.  

Our Capabilities 

  • Manual Turn up to 535mm in diameter and 2000mm in length 
  • CNC Turn to 350mm diameter x 600mm in length with Bar Feed and Live tooling also available 
  • A twin spindle CLX has also recently been added to the GWH equipment list 

A wide selection of materials 

Our highly-trained machinists have vast experience in CNC turning components from various materials. We provide a range of materials for machining, including:   

Stainless steel 

Stainless steel has a variety of beneficial qualities that will improve your subcontract machining project. 

Stainless steel is corrosion-resistant because of the chromium it contains. 

Here are some more of stainless steel’s properties:  

  • High tensile strength 
  • Long-lasting 
  • Excellent durability 
  • Attractive appearance 
  • Temperature resistance 


There are many remarkable properties in aluminium. Firstly, aluminium is easy to process.  

Some more advantages of aluminium include: 

  • Smooth surface  
  • Low density  
  • Lower dimensional tolerances 
  • Good machinability 

Our full range of materials includes: 

  • Aluminium bronze 
  • Beryllium copper 
  • Bronze 
  • Cast Iron 
  • Copper 
  • Duplex and super duplex 
  • Inconel 
  • Molybdenum 
  • Nickel alloys 
  • Nylon 66 
  • Phosphor bronze 
  • Steel (all types) 
  • Titanium  

Get in touch to learn more about CNC turning services.