Bohler-Uddeholm (UK) Ltd

Böhler-Uddeholm (UK) Ltd is based in the West Midlands, the UK’s heart of engineering expertise. The company has manufacturing plants in Austria and sales subsidiaries in most parts of the developed world, and is a major brand of the Special Steel Division of the voestalpine AG Group, a steel-based technology and capital goods group that operates worldwide. With an emphasis on high-quality products, over 3000 tonnes of special steels and alloys are held in our UK purpose built warehouse facility at Bohler-Uddeholm UK Headquarters in Oldbury, West Midlands.

Our distribution facility is equipped with 17 automatic saws, including a specialised saw system for close tolerance multiple cut blanks, as well as a fully automated Kasto Modular Racking system. Value Added solutions include a fast track picking and cutting service and a comprehensive machining and grinding facility  (6-sided machining, milling, surface grinding and  precision grinding). We also offer an ‘in house’ Laboratory and Testing facility and along with ISO certifications 90011400118001 and AS9120  assuring  all services are of the highest quality.

UK Divisions include:

Bohler Specialty Metals Steels, Tool Steel & High Speed Steel and Aerospace (

Intersteel (

Uddeholm (

Bohler Uddeholm Precision Strip (

Bohler Welding Group UK Ltd (

Certified to ISO 9001:2008, EN AS 9120, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007 and offering comprehensive stocks and extensive machining and grinding facilities we can cater for off-the-shelf orders or custom-manufactured items. We also pride ourselves in our close relationships with various heat treatment shops and we offer advice on processing the steels.

All Divisions offer a range of high performance martensitic, austenitic, ,precipitation hardening  and duplex  stainless steels for use in the tooling, motor racing, pharmaceutical, aerospace and oil and gas industries, to name just a few.

Typical Werkstoff Numbers and branded variants include:
1.2316, 1.2083, 1.2085, 1.4028, Bohler M315, M333, M340, M390, P511 (S20910/XM19), 1.4546/1.4550, 1.4044, 1.4108, 1.3544/1.4125, 1.4313, 1.4418, 1.4112/1.2361, 1.4528, 1.4542/1.4548, 1.4545, 1.4534, 1.4435, 1.4466, 1.4462, 1.4501, 1.4410, 1.4507, 1.4547, 1.4980, 1.4962, 1.4986, AISI 422, Bohler T505SA, 1.4906, 1.4922/1.4923/1.4926/1.4934, 1.4938/1.4933/1.4939, Bohler T557, 1.4913/1.4914, Bohler T560SB, 1.4021, AISI 403, AISI 403Cb, MX25/S45000, 1.4718, 1.4871, 1.4882, Corrax, Elmax, Formax, Polmax, Ramax, Stavax.

Whether you are operating in Oil & Gas, CPI, Desalination, Power Generation, Automotive, Aerospace or General Engineering our aim is to be your preferred partner in the areas that matter to you. Technical advice is freely available and, in many cases, alternatives or equivalents will be recommended in order to solve a specific problem. 

Main Contact Details

Phone: 0121 552 5681
Fax: 0121 544 7623

European Business Park
Taylors Lane
West Midlands
United Kingdom
B69 2BN

Web Links

Additional Contacts

Paul HarveyGroup Technical Manager0121 543


Aerospace:  Aircraft components, Aerospace fasteners

Architecture Building and Construction:  Swimming pool fittings

Automotive:  Automotive trim

Fasteners:  Bolts, Fasteners - general, Tie bars, Washers, Specialised fasteners, Non-standard fasteners

Flat Products (Coil, Sheet, Strip, Plate):  Blanks, Circles, Coil, Cold rolled flat products, Hot rolled flat products, Hot rolled lengths, Notched flat products, Plasma cut pieces, Plates, Polished coil, Polished plate, Polished sheet, Precision strip, Sheet - general, Sheet - mirror finish, Slit flat products, Strip, Sheet - bead blasted, Waterjet cut pieces, Laser cut pieces, Cold sawn pieces, Angle profiled pieces

Food and Drink Processing:  Brewery plant, Food processing equipment, Canning equipment

Forgings:  Closed die forgings, Open die forgings

Heating and Ventilation:  Chimneys, Ductwork, Fume extraction equipment, Heating panels, Ventilation systems, Insect mesh

Long Products (Bar, Rod and Wire):  Bars - bright drawn, Bars - bright ground, Bars - flat, hot rolled, Bars - flat, rolled edge, Bars - free machining, Bars - general, Bars - hexagon, Bars - round, Bars - square, Wire, Wire - profile, Wire - round, Wire products, Wire rod, Bars - hollow

Materials Handling:  Storage bins


Primary Products:  Billets, Blooms, Ingots, Slabs

Process Plant:  Actuators, Bellows expansion joints, Blenders, Calorifiers, Cooling jackets, Cooling panels, Dimple jackets, Dished ends, Distillation plant, Electropolishing plant, Electropolishing products, End plates, Filter trays, Filters, Heat exchangers, Heating jackets, Limpet coils, Mixing tanks, Nozzles, Nuclear equipment, Packing rings, Pharmaceutical equipment, Pickling plant, Pressure vessels, Processing tanks, Tanks, Valves, Valves - ball, Valves - check, Valves - gate, Valves - globe, Valves - hygienic, Valves - needle, Vats, Vessels, Passivating plant, Weld cleaning machines

Scientific, Technical and Medical:  Autoclaves, Autopsy tables, Bed pans, Computer disc shutters, Dental equipment, Hospital equipment, Hospital trolleys, Instrument trays, Laboratory units, Measuring equipment, Medical equipment, Mortuary equipment, Operating theatre equipment, Scalpels, Sterilisation equipment, Surgeons hoppers, Surgical implants, Surgical instruments

Sections:  Angles, Channels, Profiles - cold drawn, Profiles - cold rolled, Profiles - general, Profiles - hot extruded, Profiles - hot rolled, Profiles - special, Sections - cold formed, Sections - general, Sections - rectangular hollow, Sections - special, cold drawn, Sections - special, cold rolled, Sections - I & T shaped, Sections - circular hollow

Ships and Marine:  Harbour equipment, Yacht fittings, Yacht rigging

Sinks and Sanitary Products:  Sinks - laboratory, Sinks - non standard

Tube Products:  Flanges, Pipefittings, Pipeline fittings, Pipes, Tube fittings - bends, Tube fittings - butt welded, Tube fittings - capillary, Tube fittings - collars, Tube fittings - compression, Tube fittings - elbows, Tube fittings - general, Tube fittings - hygienic, Tube fittings - meters, Tube fittings - push in, Tube fittings - screwed, Tube fittings - socket weld, Tube fittings - tees, Tube systems, Tubes - aircraft, Tubes - annealed, Tubes - automotive, Tubes - capillary, Tubes - coiled, Tubes - cryogenic, Tubes - cut pieces, Tubes - decorative, Tubes - drawn, Tubes - general, Tubes - heat exchanger, Tubes - HF square & rectangular, Tubes - hygienic, Tubes - perforated, Tubes - polished, Tubes - process, Tubes - rectangular, Tubes - round, Tubes - seamless, Tubes - square, Tubes - textured, Tubes - unannealed, Tubes - welded

Water and Sewage Treatment:  Effluent treatment equipment

Welding and Cutting Products:  Cutting gases, Gas cutting equipment, Weighing equipment, Welding consumables, Welding electrodes, Welding equipment, Welding fluxes, Welding gases, Welding wires, Electrochemical weld cleaning machines, Brazing fluxes

Raw Materials:  Nickel raw materials

Engineering Consumables:  Saw blades - circular, Saw blades - bandsaw

Product marking & traceability:  Marking & identification, Traceability software

Products provided IN-HOUSE


Heat Treatment:  Surface hardening, Bright annealing, Hardening and tempering, Heat treatment - general, Nitriding, Precipitation hardening

Cutting, Blanking and Piercing:  Blanking, Circling, Cutting gases selection, Flame profile cutting, Laser cutting, Plasma cutting, Sawing, Waterjet cutting

Design Services:  Reverse engineering

:  Heat Treatment

Information and Advisory:  Advisory, Consultancy, Technical advice - general, Technical advice on alloy selection, Technical advice on welding procedures, Technical information, Technical publications, On-site training

Joining:  Brazing, Soldering, Welding, Welding gases selection, Weld preparation

Machining:  Centreless grinding, CNC machining

Surface Treatment:  Tube polishing (external), Tube polishing (internal), PVD Coating

Testing Services:  Chemical analysis, Corrosion testing, Failure analysis, Inspection services, Mechanical testing, Metallography, Scanning electron miscroscopy, Testing services

Primary Processing:  Melting, Forging

Recycling:  Scrap recycling

Coil Processing:  Coil Rewinding

Services provided IN-HOUSE


Office and Postal Address: BSSA, Regus, Blades Enterprise Centre, John Street, Sheffield S2 4SW

Registered Office: Pegasus House, 463A Glossop Road, Sheffield S10 2QD

Tel: +44 (0)114 292 2636    |     Email:

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