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 and services. This way, we ensure that our customers can concentrate on the essentials – their core business. We develop individual solutions for all further challenges.
As the largest material distributor and service provider in the Western World our wide and deep portfolio includes a diverse range of custom services – from product advice and quality management to extended services, whether standardized or tailor-made. This includes among other things the development of intelligent processes in the areas of automation, supply chain services and warehouse and inventory management. In addition, Materials Services also offers 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.
13,880 mn €
Technical and infrastructure services
Technical and infrastructure services in the areas of civil, marine, and foundation engineering, piling sections, machinery, shoring and scaffolding services, and plant and steel mill services complete the portfolio of our Materials Services business area.