BENTELER Distribution Ltd - More than a steel tube stockholder

BENTELER Distribution is one of the UK’s leading carbon and stainless steel stockholders. With over 4,000 tonnes in stock strategically located throughout the UK, our customer service is second to none. Working closely with some of the largest manufacturers in the UK, BENTELER Distribution is committed to continually developing the stock and range of services needed by our customers. 


Meeting our customer's requirements

Demands from our customers have increased enormously over the past years. These changing demands have required us to produce a strategy that meets our customer's requirements and our continual aim is to be the best, by providing:

  • regional offices and warehouses
  • a comprehensive stock range
  • experienced team
  • excellent service
  • local focus
  • in depth product knowledge to solve customer's problems
  • additional in-house processing
  • own transport fleet
  • competitive prices
  • E-Business solutions
  • develop stainless steel product range
  • international stock & distribution


Serving customers for over 160 years

The history of our company goes back over 160 years to the foundation of Lancashire Tube Stockholders, Pipe and Tube Supplies, British and General Tube and Harbour Tubes. Today, they are all trading as one group. The combined trading years of these companies adds up to an impressive 160 years. We have built on this experience and have maintained a progressive approach to our markets.

Since 1994 we belong to BENTELER Distribution International, which is active in more than 30 countries today.

In the UK we are headquartered in Bolton. We have 3 further sites in the UK and about 100 employees serve customers all over the country.

Milestones of our progressive history

1920’s

Group Origins start with British & General Tubes

1970’s

Lancashire Tube Stockholders and Pipe & Tube Supplies are formed

1987

The three companies merge to form Pipe & Tube Group Ltd

1994

Join BENTELER Distribution

1998                                      

Acquisition of Harbour Tubes

2009

Acquisition of Perchcourt Stainless

2014

Today, we have 4 sites in the UK and approx. 100 employees

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