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About Us

Alloy Wire International is a world leading manufacturer of precision drawn round wire, flat wire, profile wire, bars and wire rope in more than 60 different ‘High Performance’ nickel alloys, also known as ‘Exotic’ alloys.

Operating from two state-of-the-art factories and a network of 45 international offices, AWI is a premier supplier supporting 15 demanding industries, including aerospace, nuclear, automotive, chemical, electronic, medical and oil and gas. AWI’s other very important customers are those that require a small quantity of wire for their specialist and often unique application.

75 years of quality

1946

The Beginning

Alloy Wire International founded by John Stockdale in an old ambulance station in Lawrence Lane, Old Hill.

1963

We’re Moving

The company move to a larger factory in Cradley Heath, a Borough of Sandwell, West Midlands.

1972

New Management

Bill Graham, at just 22 years-old, joins as a management trainee!

1976

New MD

John Stockdale retires, Bill Graham is appointed Managing Director at Alloy Wire after just four years as a trainee manager.

1979

New Agent

Amit Banerjee appointed as Sales Manager in Calcutta, India.

1983

£1m Sales

Through investment in staff and a strong offering, Alloy Wire boasts £1m of annual sales.

1983

High Performance

Wire portfolio expands into the ‘High Performance’ Exotic alloys.

1991

Management Buy-out

Bill Graham leads an MBO team of Len Deeley, Martin Cobb, Paul Wiltshire and Tony Tonks.

1992

New German Agent

Sales team in Germany appointed
ROPA Stahl GmbH.

1999

On The Move Again

Alloy Wire International moves into its current facility in Brierley Hill.

2001

Going Atlantic!

A new sales team in North America is appointed, Davidon Industries Inc.

2006

Precision

Precision Shaped Wire in Yorkshire purchased to expand Alloy Wire’s profile wire range.

2008

£5m Sales Growth

A great achievement for the company as sales boosts to £5m.

2010

New Managing Director

Mark Venables joins the company and becomes Managing Director in 2011, with Bill Graham now Chairman.

2012

Italian Agent

New sales agent in Italy, Stefano Cappalletti.

2013

Management Buy-out

Management buy-out led by Mark Venables, Angus Hogarth, Ian Fitzgerald and Pete Lambe.

2013

New Accreditation

AS 9100 certification achieved by Alloy Wire (Aviation, Space & Defence).

2014

We’re Exporting

Export sales expand to 50%.

2015

New Chinese Agent

Sales team in China appointed – EPAD Shanghai.

2015

A Great Achievement

Alloy Wire achieves ISO 14001 Environmental and OHSAS 18001 Health & Safety accreditations.

2017

Wire Tonnage

Intelligent investment takes wire stock from 120 to 200 tonnes.

2018

Sales Growth

10 years on, Alloy Wire double their financial growth with £10m sales.

2019

One of the First

One of the first companies in the UK to achieve the new ISO 45001 accreditation: occupational health and safety (OH&S) management system.

2020

Machine Investment

Three new drawing machines with latest technology.

Extensive investment every year in new machinery, employee development, and 200 tonnes of EU/DFARS starting stock material keep us at the forefront of the wire industry.

This means we can provide industry-leading response times, with customers able to order wire from .001″ (0.025mm) to .827″ (21mm) in small batches and medium volumes.

Our R&D facilities enable us to constantly explore new materials and processes, in order to expand our range of products and services. Customers regularly compliment us on the technical expertise and support we provide.

The Alloy Wire International difference

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100% employee-owned;
creating interest, loyalty and commitment from every member of staff

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Order quantity: 3 metres to 3 tonnes

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Delivery within 2 weeks

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‘Emergency Manufacturing Service’ – where your wire is made in just a few days

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Approvals AS9100, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001 and ISO 13485

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Ongoing customer technical support

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Large size range from .001” (0.025mm) to 0.827” (21mm)

We operate from two state-of-the-art factories which, with continual investment in the latest technology and machinery, produce precision wire sizes from .001″ (0.025mm) to .827″ (21mm) in small batches and medium volumes.

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Order Quantity ranging from 3 metres to 3 tonnes

We manufacture the wire you require in the quantity you require it. Our world class manufacturing performance gives you a flexible order quantity ranging from 3 meters to 3 tonnes, meaning you only pay for what you need.

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Delivery within 2 weeks

Our lead times are short because we stock in excess of 200 tonnes of more than 60 ‘High Performance’ alloys and, if your finished wire is not available from stock, we can manufacture within 2 weeks to your exact specification.

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Manufacturing wire, bars and rope in 60 Exotic alloys

We are the world leading manufacturer of precision drawn round wire, flat wire, profile wire, bars and wire rope in more than 60 different ‘High Performance’ nickel alloys, also known as ‘Exotic’ alloys.

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Order is manufactured to your specification

We produce round wire, flat wire, shaped wire and wire rope to your exact specification and in exactly the quantity you are looking for. With a range of 60 Exotic Alloys available, we can provide the ideal alloy wire with specialist properties best suited to your chosen application.

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Our ‘Emergency Manufacturing Service’ for delivery within days

Our usual delivery times are 2 weeks, however if an urgent order is required, our Emergency Manufacturing Service ensures your wire is manufactured within days and shipped to your door via the fastest route possible.

Contact us so we can better understand you

Every customer has their own needs, their own standards to adhere to and their own projects with unique specifications. Alloy Wire is a partner in finding the right solution first time.

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