These trading companies are product specialists with sophisticated industry supply concepts. The unit’s main business activity is the sale of DIN and standard parts. Most of the companies specialize in stainless connecting elements. The hydraulic companies are system providers of hydraulic hoses and fittings.

  • 18 percent increase in nickel price in 2017 in US dollar terms
  • Less capacity due to closure of additional wire producers in China
  • Sales in 2017 focused primarily on the distribution of DIN and standard stainless steel parts
  • Increased productivity among sales representatives, inhouse staff and in logistics
  • Relocation of WASI in Wuppertal to a new administrative building in April 2017
  • Successful market launch of an innovative hose management system (SMS)
  • Commissioning of new testing technology (best test bench) for quality assurance for hydraulic hoses at the site in Neukirchen-Vluyn
  • Mobile hydraulics service Sprinter: more than 200 Sprinter service vehicles out and about every day across Europe as mobile workshops

Screws and Standard Parts 2017