About Us - Knight Group

About Us

Operating from four locations, the Knight Group consists of multi-metal precision stockists and processors for strip and wire, with Knight Strip Metals Ltd and Knight Precision Wire Ltd based in the UK, and Precision Metals EU in Belgium. Known for superior quality, reliability and material expertise, we are the preferred supplier for manufacturers across a number of sectors including aerospace, medical, automotive and more.

The Knight Group is an independently owned business that has built a reputation for providing the highest quality products and solutions for global manufacturers, since 1940. The Group consists of multi-metal precision stockists and processors of strip and wire, with Knight Strip Metals Ltd and Knight Precision Wire Ltd based in the UK, and Precision Metals EU in Belgium. Across the group, we offer manufacturers a comprehensive selection of precision alloys from our extensive stock of quality materials. We can supply high quality materials in both large and small volumes, facilitating custom solutions for trials through to large scale production, all with a minimum lead time. With one of Europe’s largest independent precision strip and wire stock holding and processing facilities and established global distribution across 6 continents, customers count on us to cut their costs, not their quality.

The Knight Group is synonymous with quality and reliability and not just because of our extensive stockholding and processing capabilities. Our continued success is driven by our customer focused teams, with their unrivalled materials expertise and skills. We are dedicated to creating and maintaining long term partnerships with both our customers and our carefully chosen mills, ensuring shared success. Whether you need precision strip, sheet or wire, the Knight Group can meet your needs.

We have achieved multiple certifications, approvals and industry accreditations and all our companies hold BS EN ISO 9001, making us the preferred precision metals supplier to a wide range of manufacturing sectors.

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Knight Strip Metals Ltd (KSM) was established as a family run business in North London 1940, with origins as a spring manufacturer. Recognising the growing need for consistent high quality strip, KSM expanded both its stock and processing capabilities, becoming the reliable source that UK manufacturers could count on. Today, KSM has an impressive global customer base across a number of sectors. Through increasing our standard stock profile, exclusive supply agreements with recognised mills and extending its metal stockholding and processing facilities, KSM continues to evolve to meet the changing needs and challenges facing manufacturers. As one of the largest independent precision strip and processors in Europe, with over 75 years of metallurgy expertise, we are the supplier of choice when it comes to quality and reliability. From our Birmingham production and warehouse facility, we supply a wide range of popular grades and specialty alloys including:

Knight Precision Wire Ltd (KPW) specialises in the processing, stockholding and supply of quality precision wire to demanding industries worldwide. KPW has been supporting industry since the 1960s, and has developed a worldwide customer base with quality conscious companies. KPW stocks an exceptionally wide range of speciality wire, which combined with the company’s extensive processing capabilities ensure that we can reliably meet your wire requirement. Additionally, our technical and materials experience enable us to provide effective solutions to your wire problems.

Over recent years KPW has expanded its expertise and product range with the acquisition of several successful manufacturers of niche products. Our well-known brands include:

  • Omega Resistance Wire – electrical resistance wire and tapes from nickel alloys and copper alloys. Major applications are heat treatment, control resistors, thermocouples, electrical heating elements and glass sealing applications.
  • Rowan Cable Products – bare and insulated conductors in copper, tinned copper and aluminium alloys specifically for the electrical, utilities, rail and engineering industries.
  • KC Smith Ortho – highly specialised products for the orthodontic and medical industry. Customers include dental laboratories, NHS hospitals, and universities.

Since 1975 Precision Metals EU (PM) have been providing dedicated stockholding and processing facilities to manufacturers across Europe. Utilising the knowledge, expertise and resources of its sister companies, Knight Strip Metals Ltd and Knight Precision Wire Ltd, Precision Metals EU has independently established itself as a key precision metals supplier in the European manufacturing chain.

Offering both popular alloys grades as standard and sourcing rare materials to support niche sectors and applications, PM has the precision strip and wire solutions to meet your needs.

  • Stainless Steel Alloys
  • Performance Nickel Alloys
  • Resistance Nickel Alloys
  • Titanium Alloys

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