OSSL is a group of specialist steel and metal processing businesses. The Group was founded 10 years ago as a metal fabricator, and a contract manufacturer based in Poland. Since then it has acquired companies with very long pedigrees. The strategy is to expand activity in each area and, where appropriate, acquire synergistic businesses. The shareholders are passionate about manufacturing and as such 80% of profits are reinvested back into the business. Operating to high ethical standards the Group has grown significantly and as a result was a Sunday Times 100 fast track company in 2012-2013 and SME Export Track 100 in 2016.
A steel stockholder, serving the engineering fastener, engineering, fabrication forging and petro chemical industries. From its distribution base in the West Midlands, it is able to service the whole of the United Kingdom and Ireland.
It maintains substantial stocks of a wide range of carbon and alloy, black and bright bar in various steel specifications all at very competitive prices.
Based in the West Midlands, it supplies hammer and upset forgings from 0.5Kg to 400Kg to many industries including, mining, railways, automotive, off-highway, defence, fluid power, materials handling and many more. A significant proportion of output is exported. Founded in 1885, the company have built up a reputation for fast response problem solving in the supply of high quality and competitively priced forged solutions.
Brockhouse is a name synonymous with the forging industry in the UK and has more recently expanded its scope into added value processes such as machining, sub assembly and fabrication.
Birmingham Entrepreneur and Engineer Joseph Ash established the business in 1857 and has been designing and manufacturing storage tanks in carbon and stainless steel ever since. The Envirotank product is used in quarries, distribution facilities and refuelling operations all over the UK.
Typical applications for its tanks would be vehicle or aircraft fuelling, gas oil for standby generators and boilers, diesel tanks, workshop waste oil tanks, oil storage, adblue storage and chemical process with tanks of capacity up to 200,000 litres available in open or segmented form. The Birmingham factory also produces the patented “ENVIROTANK” enclosed bunded storage tank.