About Brown McFarlane, a Global Steel Plate Stockholder, Distributor, and Processor in the UK

Brown McFarlane is one of the world’s leading specialist steel plate distributors, processors and traders.


Our focus is on the supply of highly specified, quality steel plate products. We’re proud to hold one of the most diverse stock ranges available anywhere in the world running from carbon manganese through to super duplex stainless steel. Whatever your ex-stock steel plate requirement, the chances are that we can offer a speedy supply solution.

Brown McFarlane is one of the world’s leading specialist steel plate distributors, processors and traders.

From our steel warehouses and processing facilities, we're able to distribute steel plate to anywhere in the World. Our expert sales engineers and procurement specialists are available to advise on the best steel solution to suit your needs.

As a leading steel plate distributor, we’re able to provide our international customer base with:

  • Stainless steel plates – all stainless steel plate is sourced from Western European mills and adheres to leading international standards.
  • Duplex stainless steel - Duplex stainless steel plate in specifications S31803 (1.4462) and S32205 are available.
  • Super duplex stainless steel – Super Duplex S32750 and Super Duplex S32760 steel grades are available.
  • Pressure vessel steel – our pressure vessel steel is certified to all leading European, American and British grades.
  • Boiler plate steel – our boiler plate steel is certified to meet Boiler Plate standards.
  • Procurement assistance – get expert advice from our sales advisers and benefit from their comprehensive knowledge of the plate industry.
  • Quenched and tempered steel – our quenched and tempered steel is high strength and exceeds regular standards.
  • Abrasion resistant steel – this comprehensive range has been developed with longevity in mind.
  • High yield cold forming steel plate - to meet specifications and EN10149 part 2: S700MC.
  • 460 yield plate – we provide 460 yield plate in both structural and pressure vessel grades in a wide range of plate sizes and thicknesses.
  • Armour plate – our armour plate material meets international ballistic test standards.
  • Chrome moly plate - frequently used in high temperature process plant applications.
  • Offshore and structural steel plate – we provide a range of offshore and structural steel plate (up to a thickness of 200mm).
  • HIC steel plate – with thickness up to 200mm, plate sizes up to 12mm x 4mm.

Should you require any information from Brown McFarlane, a leading steel plate distributor, do not hesitate to contact us.

Our sales teams cover several countries such as the UK, Brazil, Mexico, Spain and Portugal.