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About The Dynamic Group

In June 2018 Hydram Engineering Ltd. became part of the Dynamic Aerospace and Defense group.

Dynamic is a privately-owned business with its main headquarters in Michigan, USA. Hydram is Dynamic’s first acquisition outside the US, joining Dynamic’s existing portfolio of companies based in the mid-west and having an established reputation, specialising in supplying precision metal components for the aerospace, defence, automotive and rail sectors. 

As a group of tightly coordinated companies, Dynamic Aerospace and Defense is uniquely qualified to meet the technical and manufacturing challenges of its customers worldwide, with member companies holding certifications from a wide variety of organisations and tier 1 manufacturers including GE Aviation, Rolls Royce, TARDEC and Nadcap.

Recognised for excellence in metal forming and fabrication, the group is focused on providing engineered solutions for customers’ metal forming needs.


Dynamic's Markets and Products

Aero Engine Components

Aero Engine Componenets

Dynamic produce a wide range of engine components from internal LPT honeycombed seal assemblies to finger seals, shrouds, cases and more for commercial and military applications for some of the biggest names in the industry.

Aerospace Structures

Aero Structures

From prop and turbo-prop applications to jet engine structures supporting fuel ducting, stiffening rings, impingement tubes, shields, domes and bulkheads, Dynamic's process innovations combined with experienced engineering staff supplies components for commercial and military aircraft as well as space exploration.


Defense Components

Dynamic has proven expertise in metal fabrication and assembly of some of the most demanding heavily armored military combat vehicle applications including the M-RAP, M-ATV, FMTV, HET, PLS, JLTV, HEMMETT and HUMMWE programs, supplying large bolt on subassemblies like transparent armor units, fenders, armor doors, weapon station kit components and suspension system side plates, as well as numerous smaller bracket assemblies.



Since 1955, Dynamic has delivered key metal components to the automotive industry and is well known for world-class manufacturing of fuel and fluid handling system components.  Dynamic's capabilities include a vast array of complex and tightly-toleranced parts, supply more than 50 million parts annually from the Dexter Stamping facility to more than 30 different global locations as a Tier II and III manufacturer.

Heavy & Light Rail

Rail Components

Dynamic has been a leading supplier to the heavy rail and light transit industry for over 40 years.  Whether managing major OEM long-term transit contracts or small job shop requirements, Dynamic designs, manufactures, and assembles an extensive selection of window systems, doors, glazing, locomotive seats, locks, and other miscellaneous transportation hardware.

Industrial & Commercial


From very small stamped precision spherical washers for high-pressure hydraulic applications to very large transition duct components to support power generation, the variety of products Dynamic produce is truly impressive – products such as mechanical and trim parts for all types of specialty transportation equipment including heavy-duty structural components for large earth-moving equipment, steel products for agricultural equipment, off-road equipment, and other heavy duty applications. Dyanamic's deep-draw and spun shapes also support commercial restaurant designs and applications, custom racing wheels and waste management components.

Dynamic's Companies:

The group consists of the following companies:

Dynamic Metals, LLC - Elkhart, IN

Gem City Metal Technologies, LLC - Dayton, OH

Dexter Stamping Company, LLC - Jackson, MI

Hydram Engineering Ltd. - County Durham, UK

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