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The specialist supplier of Fully Flattened Steel Sheets and Plates

John Tainton is proud to offer our QUICK STOCK® service to meet the requirements of customers for same day and next day delivery.

Welcome to John Tainton

With over 50 years of experience in steel stockholding, John Tainton processes and distributes only the highest quality steel throughout the whole of the UK and Ireland.



Years of experience of steel stockholding



Tonnes of fully flattened steel sheets and plates per year

Whilst our competitors talk about it, we do it

To meet the increasing service demands of our customers, John Tainton is proud to offer our QUICK STOCK® service. A quick call for a quick turnaround.

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  • Total flexibility enabling our customers to meet the demands of their customers
  • QUICK STOCK® - a quick call for a quick turnaround
  • Release of storage space for other activities
  • Reduced working capital tied up in stock
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High quality standards nationally renowned

John Tainton has led the way for fully flattened sheets and plates from our purpose-built facility in Kidderminster. Our mild steel flat-rolled products meet the highest quality standards.

As a long-established steel stockholder, we have built strong and reliable relationships with steel mills, where our purchases are sourced worldwide. We pride ourselves on our customer service and after-sales care.

John Tainton’s quality system conforms to the international Standard ISO 9001 :2015. This quality system works alongside our quality management computerised database, allowing us to constantly review procedures and look for methods to improve our business.

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Line 2 - An appetite for improvement

Author: Kieran Bridges | November 3 2023

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