Jan 5th 2018

Vacancy – Metallurgical Engineer

Langley Alloys , a successful metals distribution business based in Stoke-on-Trent, is looking for a professional, organised and hard-working individual, open to learn and develop with the business. You will be joining a growing team of more than 30 people at our main site as a Metallurgical Engineer. Your role will require you to be […]

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Dec 14th 2017

Langley Alloys now a member of the BVAA

Langley Alloys is pleased to become a member of the British Valve & Actuator Association (BVAA). The BVAA is the leading forum for companies engaged in the design and manufacture of valves and actuators together with their repair, as well as associated supply chain partners. Representing over 200 companies with a combined turnover in excess […]

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Nov 17th 2017

Langley Alloys shortlisted in EEF competition

An image of Langley Alloy’s UK warehouse has been shortlisted in this years Engineering Employers Federation annual photography competition, which is designed to inspire a new image and improved public perception of UK manufacturing using photography. The chosen image captures an aspect of our stock-taking process, undertaken on an annual basis, where every item of material […]

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Nov 1st 2017

Extended range of nickel alloys

Langley Alloys have invested £1.5M in additional stock at our UK site, meaning that we now hold a more complete range of nickel alloys. We are now able to offer a comprehensive stock holding of Alloys 625, 725, 825 and 925, complementing Alloy K500 which has been a mainstay of our range for many years […]

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Oct 18th 2017

When Quality Systems Turn Bad – Kobe Steel

Kobe Steel (www.kobelco.co.jp) has been in the news over the last few days, following revelations that employees have been falsifying data on product certifications. As Japans third largest steelmaker, manufacturing a wide range of steel, copper, aluminium and titanium products, their materials are utilised in such high-profile applications as Boeing jets, Toyota, Nissan and Ford […]

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Sep 29th 2017

Seeking quotations for CNC lathe

Langley Alloys are interested in receiving quotations for a CNC Lathe for our Newcastle under Lyme site. We have, and will continue to use sub-contract partners to provide further machining services. However, to support our growth ambitions and to be able to react more responsively to customer needs, we are exploring the possibility of in-sourcing […]

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Sep 25th 2017

Sandvik & Langley Alloys Ltd partnership to serve the UK for duplex stainless steel bars

Sandvik (Sandvik Materials Technology) has appointed Langley Alloys as its preferred partner for the distribution of duplex and super duplex stainless steels to the UK market. Both companies share a proud history in the development and supply of high-performance stainless steels; Langley Alloys developed the original high-strength super duplex Ferralium® in the 1970’s and Sandvik-developed […]

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Aug 29th 2017

Fermonic 50 (XM-19) saves the day for Lakeview Machine LLC

It’s always nice to receive positive feedback from a customer, in this instance from Jeff Burge at Lakeview Machine LLC. Lakeview Machine required XM-19 stainless steel at short notice. Our version of this alloy, Fermonic 50, which is available in both an annealed and high strength format, is a cornerstone of our stock holding. It’s high strength […]

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Aug 14th 2017

Langley Alloys featured in ‘Stainless Steel Focus’ July ’17 edition

Langley Alloys was featured in the July 2017 edition of ‘Stainless Steel Focus’, a journal for stainless steel specialists.  The article focuses on our recent investment in new saws – the latest Kasto units are optimised for the use of tungsten carbine blades, supporting our investment in greater stocks of nickel alloys. To view the […]

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Jul 14th 2017

Quotations for CNC Lathe / Boring Machine

Langley Alloys are interested in receiving quotations for a CNC Lathe / Boring Machine for our Newcastle under Lyme site. We have, and will continue to use, sub-contract partners to provide further machining services. However, to support our growth ambitions and to ensure that we can react more responsively to customer needs, we are exploring the […]

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Jun 19th 2017

Houston site achieves ISO9001:2015 certification

A big congratulations goes to the Langley Alloys team at our Houston site as the first in the group to achieve the ISO9001:2015 certification. This latest version of the standard is a significant step forward from the 2008 standard, requiring clearly demonstrated site leadership and risk management. Ray Stone, Non-Executive Chairman of Langley Alloys remarked “The successful re-accreditation of the Houston Conroe facility confirms the commitment of […]

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Jun 19th 2017

PVF Roundtable – Langley Alloys supports charity golf event

The PVF Roundtable is a group dedicated to the exchange of information in the pipes, valves and fittings industry, a market where Langley Alloys products – especially Ferralium® 255 – are particularly well-suited. As well as a series of regular meetings, the group organises several large events each year. These provide members and their guests a chance […]

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May 4th 2017

New case study – MST Corp use Ferralium 255 for agitator blades

MST Corp (USA) provide manufacturing and services for critical machinery and parts used in the manufacture of pulp and paper, paper recycling and related continuous process industries. This typically involves the replacement or re-design of large capital parts that are not available ex-stock, and therefore require a more flexible approach to re-manufacture and selection of […]

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May 4th 2017

New sawing capability added

We have just taken delivery of a new saw. As well as increasing our overall capacity and provide quicker turnarounds for cut bars, it also supports the development of our business in higher-strength nickel alloys.  The Kastotec AC4 offers infinitely variable cutting speed, hydraulically pre-tensioned sawband, hydraulic vices and rapid height adjustment. Although capable of […]

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May 4th 2017

Alloy 254 stock range increased

Responding to our customer requests, we have extended the range of Alloy 254 stock that is available for immediate delivery from our UK site. Our current stock range includes bars from 25mm to 300mm diameter (at 10mm increments up to 200mm diameter). Alloy 254 is a highly-alloyed austenitic stainless steel supplied in the hot worked […]

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