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Apr 10, 2024

Steel in the Medical Field: Precision and Hygiene

In the intricate world of healthcare, the demand for materials that uphold precision and hygiene standards is paramount. Steel, renowned for its exceptional mechanical properties and hygienic attributes, plays a vital role in various medical applications, offering...

Mar 27, 2024

Steel in Aerospace: Lightness and Strength Combined

In the dynamic realm of aerospace engineering, the pursuit of materials that embody both lightness and strength is relentless. Steel, recognised for its exceptional mechanical properties, is increasingly asserting its significance in aerospace applications,...

Mar 15, 2024

Steel Innovations in the Electronics Industry

In the fast-paced world of electronics, innovation is the driving force behind progress. Steel, traditionally synonymous with heavy industry, is now emerging as a pivotal material in electronic applications, offering a unique blend of strength, conductivity, and...

Feb 27, 2024

The Magic of Stainless Steel

At APM we believe in the transformative power of stainless steel's unparalleled corrosion resistance. As a leading provider of high-quality steel products, we understand the critical role that corrosion resistance plays in ensuring the longevity and performance of...

Jan 17, 2024

Exploring the Diverse Uses of Precision Stainless Steel

In the realm of precision metals, stainless steel emerges as a versatile and indispensable material, forming the backbone of numerous industries, including manufacturing. At APM, our commitment to excellence in the precision metals field has led us to delve into...

precision steel strip product

Mar 14, 2023

Precision Metals? Yes – But Steel Strip is Still Important

Avocet Steel Strip Ltd founded in 1996 began life as a supplier of precision metals focused entirely on cold rolled steel strip. At that time the UK market was large and  thriving with several UK based quality producers providing lively competition for Avocet's...

Oct 7, 2022

From Trader to Manufacturer – Our Story So Far

Avocet Steel strip ltd was established in 1996, it was a product of the industrial turmoil of the late 1980s as the demand for steel and metals contracted in line with the offshoring of manufactured products. As customers closed or contracted steel and metals...

Aug 12, 2022

‘On Shoring’ – The New Buzz Word

The manufacturing sector in the UK economy today accounts for 12% of the national output falling from a peak of 46% in 1948. However it is still worth £400 billion pa (ONS ,2019). The focus shift in this Post-War period has been from a UK manufacturing sector...

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