Category: Industry Insight

Steel Safeguards Provide Reassurance For UK Steel Market

The past two years have generated considerable uncertainty in many areas of industry, with the last-minute Brexit resolution and speculation about global trade deals dominating the headlines. However, in 2018, EU safeguards were implemented to protect the UK’s steel industry, which were absorbed into UK law at the end of the Transition Period in early

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Metal Testing & Processing Services from Broder Metals Group

Metal Testing & Processing Services from Broder Metals Group

Sourcing metals for your business that meet demanding specifications is a vital and often-challenging task. Here at Broder Metals Group we understand the issues you face and have made it our mission to supply you materials that meet your needs. We can give you a full material supply and certification service to general industry manufacturing

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The True Cost Of Raw Materials: Supplier Performance Vs Initial Cost

The True Cost Of Raw Materials: Supplier Performance Vs Initial Cost

It’s human instinct to try to save money and, if you’re a business that is striving to balance your costs during times of economic challenge, obtaining raw materials from the cheapest supplier may seem to be sensible. After all, with the same materials sourced for the lowest price, surely it’s better to boost profit margins

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How Has The Price Of Nickel Performed In August & September 2019

How Has The Price Of Nickel Performed In August & September 2019?

Like any commodity, the price of nickel fluctuates according to current supply and demand – and expected changes to supply and demand over the coming months. August and September 2019 saw a huge spike in global nickel prices, following six months of steadily rising prices. In this article we look at how prices have changed

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How Could A No-Deal Brexit Affect The UK Steel Industry

How Could A No-Deal Brexit Affect The UK Steel Industry?

At the time of writing (mid-Oct 2019) it is anyone’s guess whether the UK will leave the EU with the recently announced Brexit deal on 31st October, our EU membership will be extended, Brexit will be cancelled altogether, or we’ll be plunged into a no-deal Brexit.

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Mark Burton, MD, members of BVAA

An Interview With Our MD, Mark Burton

September 2019 marked sixteen years since Mark Burton took over AI Materials (the forerunner to Broder Metals Group) and began the exciting journey that has seen it develop into a well-respected company supplying customers in 42 countries across the globe. We thought we’d take a closer look at the man behind this success. Q: You

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