BFPA 2024 Yearbook & Members' Directory 2024

Company Background Having been involved in the manufacture of stainless steel fittings for over 40 years, this German based company has an ongoing goal of producing high quality, precise, stainless steel, tube and hose connectors and adapters, whilst on-going developments and improvements keep it at the fore front of the marketplace. Schwer Fittings Ltd started in Warrington in 1994, more than twenty years later as an established and still growing company, the UK branch continues to improve and innovate. Investment in a test bench and hose swaging machinery, means that Schwer can now provide compatibility testing of hoses and fittings. The new training facilities are being used for BFPA courses, available to individuals and companies. The company continues to invest throughout Europe, extending production facilities in both Slovakia and Poland. Units 19 & 20, Wharf Street, Howley, Warrington WA1 2HT T: 01925 639006 E: W: Contact However the most recent major investment has been in a completely new production facility in Czech Republic, alongside existing products, this will focus on u2-Lok production – Schwer’s rapidly expanding twin ferrule range. Products Specialists in stainless steel connection technology, Schwer offers a wide range of fittings, including single and twin ferrule compression fittings, hose end fittings, including interlock, (BSP, NPT, metric, & JIC), hydraulic adapters (BSP, NPT metric & JIC), screwed fittings and valves. Increased stock in the UK allows for next day delivery for most items, with a further, short-lead time, service available from German stock. The u2-Lok range of twin ferrule fittings is uniquely, European Manufactured, using NACE & NORSOK approved material, DNV certified and laser marked ensuring 3.1b material certification and traceability Quality Management All Schwer products are laser marked, this number allows for complete traceability from the raw material, to the machine used for production. Item specific 3.1b certificates and test reports, may be supplied up to ten years after manufacture. Schwer holds many quality certificates including ISO 9001 & 14001, Lloyds, DNV, ABS and DVGW. Combing a highly skilled workforce and cutting edge CAD design with the newest machine technology, Schwer produces the highest quality products, all of which are subjected to rigorous testing from raw material through production, to despatch. Expertise and Technical Support A technically trained team in the UK with many years’ experience and knowledge is equipped to provide a continuously improving service, both over the phone and on site. Schwer’s web site now offers product search, downloadable certificates and technical information, whilst paper catalogues are also available from the Warrington office. We look forward to hearing from you. Schwer Fittings Ltd Schwer Fittings Limited Company Profile 90