IMS to distribute Outokumpu, Sidenor Prodec stainless bars

IMS group has reached an agreement with Outokumpu and Sidenor to become an exclusive distributor of high machinability Prodec stainless round bars in key European countries, Kallanish learns from a statement.

Leading European special and stainless bar distributor IMS is active in more than ten European countries and will sell the product in Germany, France, Spain, Portugal and Italy, among others. It will offer Prodec round bars in the complete size range from 6mm to 230mm and beyond if requested.

The Prodec range is available in grades 304L/4307, 316L/4404 and 303/4305 and 17-4PH. These are suitable for a variety of machining applications such as fasteners, valves, pressure fittings, nuts, bolts and screws, gears, shafts, and bearings.

The IMS group is owned by French-headquartered Jacquet Metal Service Group.