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Since 1958 Universal Eisen und Stahl GmbH has been the heavy plate specialist among
the steel trade companies in Germany. Offering a comprehensive product range of all
popular qualities and dimensions and a permanent stock of approx. 90,000 tons, UNIVER-
SAL are the top address world-wide for all heavy plate consumers. In addition to various
standard solutions we offer just-in-time processing of individual products according to your special demands. As our customer you can profit from our long-term experience as steel specialist, our flexibility and our Engagement.
 

Qualified Employees
At UNIVERSAL you are supported by only highly qualified employees with long experience
and high expertise in the heavy plate business - covering a wide range of performance from purchasing to consulting and processing.
 
Quality Management
For many years UNIVERSAL have proved to be an expert partner in handling your orders. A sophisticated quality management is our daily routine. UNIVERSAL were one of the first in
the industry to establish quality management and obtain certification of the Germanische
Lloyd according to DIN EN/ISO 9002. Furthermore we cooperate with all classification
institutions for having your plates attested.
 
Speediness

The point in logistics is to be speedy. In order to guarantee just-in-time delivery UNIVERSAL
has created excellent preconditions. All UNIVERSAL warehouses are built according to
most modern logistics principles. They are located close to waterways and can easily be
reached by ship, by rail and by truck. These sites within easy reach are part of a huge net-
work covering all Europe. Thus UNIVERSAL can respond to your demands flexibly and fast.
We execute your delivery orders with  more than 20 own trucks within 48 hours - and in
case you need the goods even faster, we deliver by express.
 

World-wide presence
Our wide-spread corporate network offers valuable advantages: our headquarters are
based in the central port of Neuss - in the middle of the Rhine Area. Further inland
branches are located at Viersen, Hanover, ZwickauStuttgart and Regensburg.
Moreover UNIVERSAL are represented in Europe and world-wide with their own
branches and subsidiaries.
 
Transparency
For selecting the right product out of the variety of UNIVERSAL products, we offer detailed
advice on all our individual products. Not only do we inform you about our stocks and our complete warehouse programme but also about chemical compositions and mechanical properties of products according to the latest technology. Thus our complete product
range is easy to survey for you in all details. And our competent advisors are pleased to
assist you in your decision making.
 
Full-Service world-wide
Due to our high performance we are your full-service partner you can rely on whenever it
comes to steel issues. From expert advising on trade to sophisticated logistics, from
efficient warehousing to careful processing, UNIVERSAL’s world-wide full service covers
them all.