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A New Chapter Begins - Management Changes at Brown McFarlane

Group Managing Director, takes charge at Brown McFarlane as Barry Morse retires from the business

We exhibit at major Oil and Gas show in Malaysia

OGA, the Asia Oil, Gas, and Petrochemical Engineering Exhibition will take place from 5th to 7th June in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Brown McFarlane will be an exhibitor at the show highlighting its range of high quality steel plate products. See us in the U.K. Pavilion (Booth 5804 – U.K. Pavilion 8B).

New Sales Office Opens in Brazil

After many years dedication to the Brazilian market, and due to the vast demand for our quality steel plate, mainly in the supply of special steels for the oil, gas and petrochemical sectors, Brown McFarlane opens a new office in Brazil.

State of the Art Cutting Machinery Installed

Brown McFarlane invests £200,000 on a new plate cutting machine at its Stoke-on-Trent steel service centre

Brown McFarlane – “A Rich History and an Exciting Future”

Stainless Steel World is the leading international magazine on stainless steels and corrosion resistant alloys (CRAs).

Brown McFarlane Moves On From South Africa

The Brown McFarlane Group has concluded the sale of its South African subsidiary Brown McFarlane Africa Pty Ltd to BSi Steel Ltd.

Brown McFarlane CEO Speaks at International Conference

Our Group CEO is invited by HSBC to attend their Internation Exchange conference in Sao Paulo, Brazil and to be one of the speakers.

Brown McFarlane Forms Innovative Charity Partnership

An innovative collaboration between Brown McFarlane and Hanley-based M Club Spa and Fitness (CIC) benefits employees and the company’s nominated charity, The Donna Louise Children’s Hospice Trust.

Brown McFarlane Charity Boost

Stoke-based charity The Donna Louise Trust which runs a children's hospice is presented with a cheque for more than £10,000 raised by Brown McFarlane Ltd

Brown McFarlane and Miilux Oy at DSA 2012

Last week, Brown McFarlane attended the 2012 Defence Services Asia (DSA) exhibition and conference.

"Largest Ex-Stock Duplex Plate in the world!"

Duplex and Super Duplex stainless steel plates with an area of 36 square metres set Brown McFarlane apart from the crowd.

Export Logistics Manager achieves ITOPS qualification.

The Directors of Brown McFarlane were delighted to hear that the company’s Export Logistics Manager, Cathy Bottomer, had achieved the International Trade Operations and Procedures (ITOPS) qualification in commercial documentation and freight forwarding and have passed on their congratulations to her.

Exova Corrosion Centre: Testing Metals in Stressful Environments

Brown McFarlane have forged a strong relationship with Exova Materials Testing which is a global provider of laboratory testing to many of the world’s most innovative companies.

Fantastic Start for New Singapore Stockholding Operation

Almost 40% of Brown McFarlane's new stock in Singapore is sold within one week of its arrival.

Brown McFarlane in Rio at OTC, 4th - 6th October

Nina West and Matthew Kirby will be on the Brown McFarlane stand (Pavilion 3, Stand 1162) for the duration of the show and look forward to meeting everyone with an interest in high quality steel plates and especially those needing steel meeting Petrobras standards.

Visite-nos no Rio na OTC, 4 - 6 Outubro

Nina West e Matthew Kirby estarão no stand da Brown McFarlane (Pavilião 3, Stand 1162) durante todo evento ansiosos para re-encontrar e conhecer novos clientes interessados em chapas de aço de alta qualidade em conformidade com as normas da Petrobrás.

More International Expansion for Brown McFarlane

Hot on the heels of the April 2011 opening of its distribution facility in Antwerp, Brown McFarlane, the specialist steel plate stockist, has announced that a new warehouse in Singapore will be opened on 1st July.

Immediate orders for Brown McFarlane's new Antwerp stockholding facility

Brown McFarlane's decision to open a warehousing facility in the port of Antwerp has been immediately vindicated with orders for steel plates from the newly received stock being placed within days of its arrival.

Meet Brown McFarlane in Malaysia at OGA 2011, 1 – 3 June, Hall 6 – Booth 6069

Oil and Gas Asia (OGA) 2011, the 13th Asian Oil, Gas, and Petrochemical Engineering Exhibition, takes place at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre from Wednesday 1st to Friday 3rd June.

OHSAS 18001 Health and Safety Accrediation

Brown McFarlane is one of the first companies in its sector to achieve accreditation on OHSAS 18001.

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