Welcome to Bufab UK
The UK operation was Established in 1991 and is centrally located with excellent links to the motorway system.
Our aim is to offer exactly what our customers need. We are able to supply a full range of services from a bespoke VMI solution to just straight forward spot orders delivered on time when required.
This service along with our full range of products which extends to more than 140,000 separate lines, means that you the customer can focus on your core business and not have to use up valuable resources on purchasing low cost “small-parts/C-parts” .
By using a dedicated and experienced partner such as BUFAB you will be improving your businesses efficiency and ensuring competitiveness, quality and reliability.
We are ISO 9001 approved and we are members of the BAIFD and BSSA.
Bufab Group offers a comprehensive selection of industrial products via its cost-efficient logistical solution throughout all of Europe. Our strengths include our common ERP system in the Group, cost effective price levels due to high volume purchases and effective material handling. In addition to our broad range of fasteners we have special expertise concerning electrical products used in the manufacturing industry.
We have developed a special controlling system to enable us to manage the logistics chain of our customers’ business when utilising our products. We also allow our customers to gain from our advanced reports helping our customers to plan their own production.
Bufab service to our customers is a cost-efficient complete logistical end-to-end solution.
We offer our VMI service (Vendor Managed Inventory) to our contract customers making our customers’ procurement process more efficient and easy in order to help in reducing capital tied-up with small parts in the stock. Bufab makes it possible to outsource the supply procurement process resulting to more effective operational performance, less suppliers and freeing resources to serve core business.
Bufab provides its customers operating internationally an operational model which makes it possible to standardize products and their quality between production plans located in different countries.
We also provide professional training and offer flexible customer care to our customers.
Bufab Group’s product range covers more than 140.000 products and approximately 11.000 products are stored in Bufab’s logistics center in Finland. Majority of our products are standard products, but approx. 30% is customer-specific and/or special fasteners made according to specific drawings.
Our product category is extensive also in electromechanical components used by manufacturing industry – from the smallest connectors to special parts made according to customer specific requirements to be used in explosively dangerous spaces and purposes. Other electromechanical products we can offer are connectors, insulated and non-insulated, cable-glands, stop-plugs, reducers, enlargers, adapters and lock-nuts, materials nylon, brass or stainless steel.
Bufab Group own production contains BUMAX 88 acid-proof PED/97/23/EC standard fasteners for pressure vessels and high-tensile BUMAX 109 fasteners and BUMAX HARD tempered thread-forming screws. Visit BUMAX for more information.
We also offer other products required by our industrial customers:
- Southco (locks and hinges)
- safety products and supplies
We acquire 80% of our products from Europe and Far East from selected suppliers, the rest is manufactured at Bufab Group’s own factories located in Värnamo and Årshammar, Sweden.