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Stainless Band is a UK manufacturing company of stainless coil, strip, sheet and blanks. The company has come a long way since it began trading in 2009 and now has a production facility consisting of 20 processing lines, which can deliver…

Stainless Band, Bradford based manufacturer of coil processed products, has grown rapidly in its 9 years since inception to become a key supplier of stainless coil to a variety of engineering companies worldwide.

Last year, the…

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As the Production Manager for Stainless Band, Greg has played an integral role in the company's continued growth. When Jonathan Hanson opened the doors of Stainless Band in 2009, he recognised that above all else, recruiting the right…

At the beginning of March in a move that caused a great deal of concern for the global metals trade, Donald Trump announced that he would be imposing steep tariffs on all steel and aluminium being sold to the U.S. Three weeks later…

When it comes to choosing a supplier for stainless coil, there are a lot of factors to consider, but perhaps the most important is the size of the company and how that size affects the level of service provided. However, it’s…

We have a great article published in Stahl Markt this month. Check it out here.

 

 

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Win a reusable Stainless Band coffee cup and help us reduce landfill waste!

A staggering 2.5 billion coffee cups are thrown away each year, equating to 30,000 tonnes – and that’s just in the UK! While these cups are…

Nick Burton

Nick Barton, Production Supervisor at Stainless Band, has been working in stainless steel and
aluminium manufacturing for 42 years. Currently employed as the Production Supervisor at
Stainless Band, he plays a significant…

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When you spend four decades in any industry, the word “expert” starts to enter people’s minds,
and when 40 years equates to around 80,000 hours worked, it’s easy to see why. After a
lifetime working…

Coil

As a supplier to manufacturing companies for the production of various fasteners and fixings, Stainless Band is in a period of rapid growth. In order to maintain customer satisfaction throughout this growth, the UK based company is…

smelting

Stainless Band understands stainless steel and is very selective in choosing the right grades for its customers. To many people not involved in the industry, one stainless steel is much like another, but understanding the eventual use…

environment

Supplying to manufacturing companies worldwide, in 2017 Stainless Band has invested more than £37,000 to further reduce the carbon footprint of its operations. Continued environmental practices implemented by Stainless Band are…

Quality

Based in the North of England, Stainless Band is a worldwide supplier of stainless strapping, banding, coil, strip, blanks and sheet in grades 1.4301, 1.4404 and 1.4016. The company supplied over 4,500 tonnes of slit coil last year…

manufacturing

Supplying to manufacturing companies worldwide, Stainless Band is a UK-based producer of stainless steel coil, strip, blanks and sheet in grades 1.4301, 1.4404 and 1.4016. The company supplied over 4,500 tonnes of slit coil last year…

steel construction fixings

As a major supplier of stainless steel strip, coil, blanks and strapping, the diversity in its processing capabilities has enabled Stainless Band to establish its self as a leading supplier in the construction industry.

The…

AAF december prices

In short prices are strong at the end of  2017 with increased demand.

304/1.4301 up EURO 100/tonne
316L/1.4404 up EURO 135/tonne

Just in case you are not Stainless Steel mad like we are here is an overview of…

We would like to say a huge thank you to all of our customers, and to let you know that although we thought about buying you all a great Christmas gift, we decided not to!

No, we have not turned into Mr Scrooge! We have in…

AAF price changes

The price of stainless steel is made of of two components, the base price and the Alloy Adjustment Factor (AAF). 

The base price is based on the manufacturers cost for producing the material to a certain specification.

When buying stainless steel strip and coil, there are many aspects that have to be taken into consideration. Quality is, of course, of paramount importance. But the product also has to be safe. And herein often lies the stumbling block.…

It doesn’t matter what you call it – 304, 1.4301, 18/8 or even V2A – most people in the business will know what you mean. There are two (or perhaps three) obvious reasons for this. Grade 304 was one of the first stainless…

Everyone knows that stainless steel is highly corrosion resistant in a wide range of environments - as long as the correct grade is selected. Similarly, it offers a wide range of mechanical and physical properties. The correct grade…

If stainless steel is mentioned in the context of building and construction, invariably it is the “iconic” Chrysler Building in New York that will come up sooner or later. And perhaps with good reason. The roof panels on…

Despite the economic uncertainty and uncharted waters ahead, the mood at the UK’s Stainless Band, whose production is based in Bingley near Bradford in West Yorkshire, remains extremely positive. With a very international outlook,…

It’s no surprise that stainless steel has been welcomed across the chemical and petrochemical industries. Its ability to withstand attack from highly corrosive substances, as well as its impressive mechanical characteristics,…

Since the UK voted to leave the EU, the doom- and gloom-mongers have been in their element. Exports will collapse, the manufacturing sector will go into decline, jobs will be lost… But step beyond the headlines and the rhetoric…

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Following a recent expansion to its facility, Stainless Band has invested £45,000 in a new highstrength
racking system for its goods inwards and goods outwards bays, these consist of both
metal base racking and timber…

Our new polishing line

This month, we are proud to announce we have completed the installation of a brand new polishing line! What this means is increased capabilities and superior finishing results.

Our new MPR 600 Brushing Line with impregnated web…

News

It has been a very busy 12 months for Stainless Band Ltd.

With the move to the new 14,000 sq ft premises in February, three new slitting lines and an Oscillating Winding machine we have increased production capacity by 30%!

It has been an interesting five years for Stainless Band, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of stainless steel coil and blanks. The global recession seems to have done it’s worst and hopefully we are all on the up again.

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Stainless Band goes Green & saves money
 
Historically, the forklift trucks at Stainless Band have been powered by propane gas at a cost of £16,000 per annum, but that is about to change.
 
Stainless…

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The expanding story
 
Due to the growing success of Stainless Band, finding new premises became essential to supply the ever-increasing client base. To accommodate this,  Stainless Band have bought new premises in…

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Over the last quarter Stainless Band has witnessed such a vast improvement in UK manufacturing, that the increase of orders has resulted in having to increase staff - meaning that more space is needed! Stainless Band plan to relocate…

After 6 months hard work, Stainless Band are proud to say they achieved the high standard needed to get the ISO 14001 accreditation, as well as reducing the environmental impact, measures to achieve this accreditation has produced other…

Improving Capabilities

As client demands continually increase Stainless Band has made the commitment to a program of continued investment to its Bradford Service Centre. Now, its ability to provide in-house services, has lead to increased productivity, shorter…

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