1. Press Shop

The first step in the production process is to prepare the raw steel that will be used to make our vehicles.

Sheet steel arrives in huge 45-tonne rolls before it is chopped and formed to make the individual components that will be welded together to make each car.

In a single shift, Burnaston will devour up to 5,000 metres, or around 300 tonnes, of steel building up to 750 vehicles a day. That’s one car every 66 seconds. No wonder steel needs to be delivered daily to keep Burnaston on its production schedule!

1. Factory to Forecourt - Press Shop

Welcome to the Press Shop at Burnaston, where immense presses exert thousands of tonnes of pressure to transform sheet steel into intricate body panels, and where quality is assured by a manager's signature.

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