ExMesh™ metal mesh security solutions are manufactured in the UK by The Expanded Metal Company, a renowned specialist in expanded metal mesh solutions, and are shipped around the world. 

ExMesh™ offers innovative, certified physical security solutions to LPS 1175: Issue7 SR3* which can be used in target hardening to reinforce and improve existing security measures. *Certificate No 731e to LPS 1175: Issue 7 

The ExMesh™ product range includes high security fencing systems, gates and additional metal mesh security systems such as cages. 

ExMesh™ is used for the protection of staff and assets in sectors including critical national infrastructure, rail, telecoms, energy, water and data centres. 

Operating from a 25,000 sqm site in Hartlepool, The Expanded Metal Company is a leader and innovator in the development and manufacture of expanded metal mesh products and was the first UK fencing manufacturer to be awarded ‘Secured by Design’ status. It is committed to providing apprenticeships and developing a new generation of manufacturing and engineering specialists in the UK.

Our metal mesh security range

As well as the ExMesh™ security range, The Expanded Metal Company manufactures a wide range of expanded metal mesh products including:

You can browse and purchase hundreds of mesh products here.

With decades of highly technical expertise, we are able to support contractors and end users at all stages of their projects. Get in touch on the phone +44(0)1429 867 388 or email fencing@exmesh.co.uk to discuss your requirements.

Working alongside The Expanded Metal Company we can also offer specialist capabilities which include roll forming, powder pressing, shearing, plasma cutting, spot welding, press braking, CAD/CAM wire erosion, uniform cutting and drilling.


The Expanded Metal Company, manufacturer of ExMesh™, has a rich industrial heritage dating back to 1889 and a proud tradition of innovation in expanded metal manufacturing. 

The company was founded by John French Golding, the inventor and patentee of expanded metal – his first British patent was issued in 1884. 

Our company develops and manufactures products from our site in Hartlepool, which is a long-established global centre for expanded metal expertise. 

We are committed to developing specialist manufacturing expertise in North East England and maintaining and building a highly skilled workforce. 

To find out more about the applications of our expanded metal mesh, explore our case studies.

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