State-of-the-art Laser Cutting and Metal Fabrication

With decades of experience and cutting-edge technology to match, Glyde Metal Industries (GMI) have the metal laser cutter ready to get your job done, whether your needs are hundreds or thousands of pieces.

With laser cutting capabilities from 0.1mm steel right up to 25mm thick we can expertly, quickly and competitively laser cut steel to your precise requirements. GMI recently commissioned a start of the art 10-kilowatt Prima Power Steel Laser Cutter that brought Industry 4.0 to the production line, increasing efficiency and productivity and lowering costs.

GMI has 3 x laser cutters, 5 x press brakes, robotic MIG welding plus 10 x boilermakers and welders – our workshop capacity is your production flexibility.

For your supply chain, we use and recommend BlueScope Australian steel that is made in Australia from Australian raw materials. This means not only are you getting an excellent first-rate product, but your supply chain is protected from pandemics, transport embargoes, shipping delays and currency movements – where is the downside?

GMI offers supply consistency as well as the flexibility to respond quickly to design revisions, scheduling or demand volume changes. With Glyde Metal’s laser and fabrication team in-house under one roof, your job never leaves our care.

Company Information

Our headquarters and workshop are located at 65 Zenith Road, Dandenong South in the industrial heart land of Australia. GMI is within 3.4 kilometres of Melbourne’s arterial road transport network, Eastlink, and the Monash M1 Freeway.

Steel You Can Trust

GMI uses and recommends steel made in Australia from Australian raw materials. Not only are you getting an excellent first-rate product, but your supply chain is protected from pandemics, transport embargoes, shipping delays and currency movements.

Industry 4.0

Melbourne is Australia’s engine-room for economic activity, entrepreneurial start-ups and Industry 4.0 and Glyde Metal Industries has positioned itself as a Steel Fabricator of choice.

Our Mission

To be the most trusted provider of Metal Fabrication solutions to manufacturers in greater Melbourne, Australia and Internationally.


Heavy Transport

Glyde Metal’s bracket, component and assembly solutions are an integral part of Australia’s ever-expanding transport network; the heavy transport sector long relying on our suspension and chassis component expertise.

Power Distribution

Glyde Metal Industries are manufacturing for the high-voltage electrical power distribution network that is changing at light speed as we move into the future with new technologies.

State Government infrastructure

Melbourne’s SkyRail Level Crossing Removal including the Cranbourne Line Upgrade as well as Melbourne’s Rail network for Metro Trains.


Experienced defence supply chain manufacturer for defence LAND Program 121 3B and 121 5B and Boeing’s Loyal Wingman Program.


Engineering services include:

Steel Laser Cutting

Capabilities from 0.1mm right up to 25mm thick steel. GMI can expertly, quickly and competitively laser cut steel, aluminium and other metals to your precise requirements. Three steel laser cutting machines are at your disposal:

  1. Genius 10kW Fibre Laser Cutting – state of the art laser technology
  2. Zaphiro 5kW CO2 Laser Cutting
  3. Bristow 3kW CO2 Laser Cutting – 6000mm long bed for long cuts

CNC Steel Press Forming

Press forming is a specialty service provided for twenty-five years within our workshop. Expert operators examine the bends and angles on your CAD drawings to repetitively produce the right radius for your parts, every time.

Five CNC presses are available, from the smaller 80 tonne right up to the larger 400 tonne capacity. Holes on your parts can be optionally laser cut after the parts are press formed to ensure your tolerances are met.

Metal Fabrication

Fabrication comprises steel cutting, press forming and welding and as leading repetitive manufacturers we don’t cut corners or squeeze the quality of your job. We have experienced engineers, boilermakers and technicians working together under one roof to fabricate the parts you require.

Fully Automatic Robot Welding and Special Purpose MIG welding to AS1171 for light, medium and heavy steels.


Glyde Metal Industries holds ISO9001:2015, an International Standard that ensures a quality management system is in place to meet your expectations.

We not only meet the applicable statutory and regulatory necessities, but also apply our own stringent conditions to meet your requirements – your satisfaction with our services is paramount.

In line with this International Standard, we factor in Quality Management Principles in your work: Customer focus, Leadership, Engagement of people, Process approach, Improvement, Evidence-based decision making, Relationship management.

Company Values

Glyde Metal has operated for over 50 years. A highly skilled team of 30 engineers, tradespeople and staff take pride in your work – our approach is enshrined in our company values:

Integrity, Honesty, Responsibility, Loyalty and Teamwork.

These values, plus the daily application of the ISO9001 Quality Management Principles only strengthen our value-add for your products.

Our ultimate outcome is providing the best possible solution for you as our customer, ensuring that we are – Your Steel Production Partner.