SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH Group is one of the world’s leading providers in specialty steel long products. The UK Group supply Tool Steel, Engineering Steel and Stainless Steel into a variety of industries in round bars, forgings, rings, blocks and many more specialised products.
The group also offer from their in-house specialist technical team: Ultrasonic testing, MPI testing, extra testing, Heat treatment, Non-Destructive testing and 3.2 Third Party Witness. The SCHMOLZ +BICKENBACH Group are the third largest producer of Stainless Steel long products in the world, second largest producer of Tool Steel in the world and third largest producer of Engineering Steel in Europe. Utilising 2,500 tonnes of stock in their Oldbury head office as well as access to stock in Germany and France, they were able to support British manufacturers with high quality material during the recent push to support the UK’s fight against Coronavirus.
An example of how SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH accommodated the UK Ventilator Challenge was by offering stock priority and quick lead times. This was demonstrated when a customer placed a large order for material at 3PM, and was picked and delivered before 9AM the next day. Due to a fl exible and co-operative workforce, they can deliver anywhere in the UK within 2 days, offering same day and next day services.
As well as competitive prices and quick lead times, S+B UK are proud to offer a unique service. By drawing from expert technical knowledge, the SCHMOLZ + BICKENBACH Group can supply material and make sure that you are running at the correct speeds and feeds to get the highest productivity from their material, known for its unrivalled machining quality.