SMW Engineering

SMW IS RELIABILITY.  QUALITY.  INNOVATION. 

Forward-thinking, industry-leading products, processes and technologies have defined SMW Engineering for more than 15 years.

SMWE is a major metallurgical fabricator serving the aerospace, defense and automotive sectors worldwide.  We also provide a full range of technology and engineering solutions and services to clients in the mining, minerals, metals, manufacturing, infrastructure and energy sectors.

We specialize in the development, manufacture and supply of lightweight applications deploying proprietary and generic magnesium and other aluminum-based specialized alloys and hybrid materials. 

We are the global leader in forged magnesium wheel blanks, extruded bar, plate and similar fabrications.

Projects
Almascan®

SMW is currently developing Almascan® (Al-Mg-Sc system), deploying advanced powder metallurgy technology which entails ultra-rapid cooling (up to 10.000.000 K/s) through the use of spinning...

MagForming

Development of new magnesium forming technologies for the aeronautics industry (MagForming and AEROMAG) MagForming  (created to complement the work of the AEROMAG project), was...

AeroMag

Aeronautical Application of Wrought Magnesium (FP6 AEROMAG) The technical focus of the university-driven proposal, AEROMAG, designed in collaboration with the Network of Universities...

Lightweight Aircraft Seats

Since 2008, international regulatory agencies such as the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), have explored removing the restrictive paragraph in SAE Standard AS8049B which bans the use...

News
August 2016: Magnesium wheels R&D project

Negotiations are underway to initiate large scale R&D project jointly with several automotive OEMs: “In-depth study of Magnesium Wheels Environmental, Safety and Economic benefits”....

July 2016: Exporter of the Year Award

SMW Engineering declared among top 5 exporters by the Union of National Business Rankings (NBR). NBR's “IMPORT EXPORT AWARD” shortlist saw SMW Engineering claim 4 th  place in nationwide...

June 2016: McLaren's new racing car

McLaren 570S Sprint is a new track-only model created for motorsport fans wishing to experience driving a McLaren racing car. The manufacturer uses the words “lightness” and “strength”...

February 2016: AeroFML R&D Project

Airbus confirms support for the joint R&D project aiming to develop large-sized AeroFML components. FML refers to fiber metal laminates, composite materials constructed by interlacing thin...