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Uddeholm Celebrates 350 Years of Tool Steel Manufacturing
Elgin, IL., Feb. 21, 2018 - Uddeholm is pleased to announce its 350th anniversary as the world’s leading manufacturer of industrial tool steels. Based in Hagfors, Sweden, Uddeholm has been delivering high alloyed steels and service since its first operation in 1668. Uddeholm continues to provide full tooling solutions through technical know-how, advice and support to customers from over 90 countries all around the world.
For 350 years, Uddeholm has successfully served customers in a wide range of industries, providing local stocking and technical support for tool steels, mold materials and specialty alloys. In-depth research and continuous development of new products and solutions, partnered with a love of steel has shaped the success of Uddeholm today.
“We are incredibly proud to represent Uddeholm in North America,” says Kevin Rochford, Vice President of Sales, Uddeholm USA. “Since 1925, when Uddeholm opened its first facility in the USA, we have been committed to the success of our customers. We look forward to reintroducing our customers to Uddeholm at NPE 2018.”
Uddeholm at NPE 2018
Uddeholm will be exhibiting at the NPE 2018 Plastics Show at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. Featured at the booth, will be our complete line of plastic tooling solutions as well as our North American introduction of Corrax Powder specifically designed for additive manufacturing tooling components. Stop by South Hall, Booth S31061 from May 7-11, 2018 to learn how Uddeholm can provide you with complete solutions for your tooling needs.
Since 1668, we have been providing a wide range of innovative cutting-edge solutions for our customers in demanding segments. Our dedicated employees work in over ninety countries and together we deliver improved competitiveness to clients worldwide. Welcome to Uddeholm, #1 in high-performance tool steel.
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Uddeholm is the world’s leading manufacturer of tool steel for industrial tools. And that is no accident. We put our hearts into every piece of steel and every step of the process, from raw material to finished product. Technology is important, just as know-how and product development. But equally vital are desire and courage, power and a forward-looking spirit. It’s about the passion within us – the love of steel.
Uddeholm can be found all over the world. This means you can be sure of receiving the same high-quality steel and service wherever you are. You have access to our entire wide range of finishes and dimensions, and we are always on hand with technical know-how, advice and support. Our efficient logistics and geographical proximity reduces lead times and overcome cultural and linguistic differences. Thanks to a wealth of experience, in-depth research and the continuous development of new products, we are well equipped to resolve your challenges. Whenever they arise, and wherever in the world you may be.