About SM Thompson Ltd

Our 70 year old track record in meeting the steel requirements of our many customers in local industry stands us in good stead. Each year brings fresh challenges as the needs of the welding industry continually evolve in an ever changing world. Meeting these challenges means ever increasing flexibility in working practices, larger ranges of materials in stock and the employment of ever more sophisticated machinery to meet the demands imposed upon us.

Our continued investment to new machinery enables us to offer a range of services to our customers, with exceptional precision. Our policy remains to constantly improve the range of performance, being a family company we can respond readily to market place changes.

Above all, our long standing commitment to provide responsibility, genuine care and courtesy remains in place.

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Our History

1950

SM Thompson Ltd established in Middlesbrough then later at Port Clarence railway station by Stanley Moorhouse Thompson.
1950

1955

Moved to bigger premises at Newport Bridge, Middlesbrough.
1955

1980

Stanley’s eldest son, Howard joins the business.
1980

1985

Brought the first Plasma Cutter to the North East of England.
1985

1992

First CNC drill was installed.
1992

2012

Howard’s son, Harvey becomes Managing Director.
2012

2015

Move to even larger site in South Bank, Middlesbrough.
2015

2019

Installation of our brand new Bystronic fiber laser cutting machine.

2019

2020

Celebrating 70 years in Business

2020

70+ Year
Track Record

Continued
Investment

Family
Business

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