Materials and services – everything from a single source for your success!
With around 480 sites in 40 countries, the Materials Services business area is focused on global materials distribution.
Our exceptionally wide and deep portfolio includes a diverse range of custom services – from product advice and quality management to tailored supply chain solutions and technical and infrastructure services for the manufacturing and processing sector.
Broad portfolio of products and services
Our portfolio is huge. The variety of products and services we offer includes not only carbon steel, stainless steel, and nonferrous metals, but also plastics in virtually all shapes, grades, and sizes. In our service centers and branches across the world, we have extensive facilities for processing these materials exactly in line with customer requirements. Our capabilities include slitting, shearing, plasma and laser cutting, sawing, drilling, milling, and coating. In total our product portfolio comprises around 150,000 articles. Thanks to our sophisticated warehousing, logistics, and IT systems, materials are delivered to customers just in time. In addition to wide-ranging materials and services, Materials Services also offers end-to-end warehousing and inventory management, as well as customized supply chain solutions.
Raw materials specialist
As a leading raw materials trading company, we ensure just-in-time supplies to our customers worldwide. As well as coal, coke, special ores, alloys, metals, and minerals, our product portfolio includes industrial gases and energy services. Outstanding knowledge of products and markets and close ties to leading producers and suppliers ensure security of supply. The Materials Services business area’s full-service offering includes advice on applications, as well as comprehensive quality management.