About Us

Southern Metal Works are a family-owned business located in the heart of the Latrobe Valley. With over twenty-six years of industry experience, we’re passionate about providing the highest-quality welding service and superior workmanship.

Southern Metal Works was founded by Ben Smith, a fully-qualified welder with decades of experience working with both private and commercial clients. Operating from our Morwell workshop, as well as offering a fully mobile service, we provide a comprehensive range of welding services. From fabrication & design to repairs & maintenance, we perform both stainless steel and aluminium welding.

Over the years, we have completed a number of high-profile projects for companies including NJP Logging & Tree Services, MJM Excavations and Durkin Transport, as well as works for Water Sure Wonthaggi and Kennedy Haulage Group. Each and every project we take on recieves an exceptional level of precision and care, ensuring a professional finish, no matter the scope and size of the project.

By offering a reliable mobile service, we can come out to you, on-site, to complete any repair and maintenance work you may require. A prompt response time and meticulous attention to detail means our welding service offers convenience, professionalism, high-quality workmanship and a friendly service.

With clients across a huge range of industries, including commercial, industrial, forestry, agriculture, demolition and earthmoving, we supply a service customised to fit your needs.

To view some of our work, visit our Gallery page:


Welding & Fabrication Services


– Morwell
– Traralgon
– Moe
– Newborough
– Hazelwood
– Warragul

– Yallourn
– Churchill
– Trafalgar
– Tyers
– Yinnar
– Sale

IMPORTANT: If you’re located outside these areas, please call to arrange an appointment.


Mon 7am-5pm
Tue 7am-5pm
Wed 7am-5pm
Thurs 7am-5pm
Fri 7am-5pm

Sat (by appointment only)
Sun (by appointment only)


Phone: 0427 747 341
Email: ben@southernmetalworks.com.au
Address: 2/18 Swan Road, Morwell VIC 3840