BG Steels Ltd - Main Contacts

Dr Graham Aldrich - Director

Graham has a PHD in metallurgy and spent the last 50 years in the Sheffield steel industry in senior positions with English Steel, UK Steel, Hatfields and United Engineering Steels. He is one of four directors that carried out a management buy-out of Unbrako Steel from SPS Technologies in the late 1980s. This became Unsco, a leading worldwide producer of wire, rod in coil and bright bar.

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Bryan Hague - Director

Bryan has also spent over 45 years as a key player in the Sheffield steel industry, spending many years as commercial director of a leading UK stockholder. Bryan has worked with Graham for the last 15 years as business development director of Unsco, expanding his experience from stockholding and sales further into steelmaking and end user requirements for hot rolled and cold drawn products.

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Bill Collington - Director

Bill has 42 years of experience in the UK Special Steel Industry, coming from a Metallurgical, Quality and Technical background gaining extensive knowledge of Total Supply Chain Solutions from modern steel making, hot rolling, heat treatment and bright conversion of both Wire and precision bar products through to end applications and component manufacturing. This experience enables him to offer support and assistance in many initiatives including lean manufacturing, product/process development and validation programs. Bill has operated at all senior levels from Quality/Technical Manager; Director of Operations and finally Managing Director (IOD qualified) specialising in the Automotive, Aircraft and Special engineering sectors. He brings with him a wealth of experience and extensive contacts across the industry, both domestically and globally including extensive supplier and customer contacts. This experience has lead Bill to serve as a Director for the UK Steel Association and the ISSB whilst being actively involved with many industrial committees and forums.

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David Thorpe - Technical Director

David is a qualified metallurgist and chartered engineer. He has a lifetime association with the steel industry at senior level as Technical Director and Operations Director of Unbrako Steel and latterly Unsco Steels. Additionally he has served as chairman of the British Independent Steel Producers Association (BISPA) Technical Committee for Steelmaking and Hot Rolled Products and on several B.S.I. committees. His long association with the wire industry and experience of cold forged products has come through being part of the Unbrako fastener division of SPS Technologies of Philadelphia. This has given David a unique view of the role steel wire production plays in the role of fastener production. David has travelled extensively in Europe and the United States on business and was part of a government sponsored BISPA committee of experts to visit Japan and South Korea to study the bright bar and wire industry.

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BJ. Hague - Director

BJ is our young entrepreneur who recently joined the company after completing a college course on IT for business. BJ is currently engaged in extensive formal business studies and training which includes familiarising himself with the requirements of the UK steel market. He has already shown great success within the business and is a valid and essential team member.

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