MLB Steel Ltd

MLB Steel Ltd

MLB Steel is the UK’s largest specialist supplier of bespoke structural steel components, including lattice beams and steel trusses, for the UK construction and manufacturing industries.

Based in the West Midlands, MLB Ltd has a history that spans over 75 years, during which time they have supplied most of the UK’s leading brands. Their vision is to build on that history and offer the construction industry the very best structural steel fabrication possible.

The company aims to add value through expert design, precision manufacturing and on-time, in-full product delivery and installation. This forms part of the vision to provide excellent service and quality products that offer customers cost-effective solutions. 

Providing a complete nationwide, end-to-end service

MLB Steel Ltd provide an end-to-end service for their customers, including the design, fabrication, delivery and installation of all structural steel needs, whether customers require a lattice structure, a hot rolled steel frame building or a full building envelope including roof sheeting, cladding and/or floor decking MLB Steel are able to help.


MLB Steel Ltd had heard of the benefits STRUMIS could offer and wanted to learn more. This research led them to find many advantages of STRUMIS, some of which include:

  • 3D BIM Integration with Tekla, Advance Steel etc.
  • Estimation & Budget Control
  • Document & Test Certificate Control
  • Purchasing & Material Nesting
  • Inventory Control & Traceability
  • Contract Invoicing & Variation Management
  • Planning & Scheduling – 3D Visualisation of Progress
  • QS Analysis & Cost Control
  • Employee & Process Time Recording

With STRUMIS, MLB Ltd learned that this specialist, industry-specific software for engineering and steel fabrication companies could help them to manage their business with improved effectiveness and efficiency, managing the entire work processes through the steelwork contract between departments, suppliers and clients, from estimate tendering, through procurement and production into construction. 

Chad Ward, Managing Directorcomments, "As part of our continued investment and improvement plan, we have looked at various different software options to ensure we are best placed to offer our customers the best possible quality, price and delivery times. After careful consideration, we have opted for the STRUMIS package. STRUMIS will ensure that our processes, systems and efficiencies are further improved allowing us to increase our output confident that we are doing so in the way we should.”

He adds, "STRUMIS will enable us to better track production, improve consistency and standards and ultimately ensure we deliver projects on time and within budget.  As we continue to invest in all aspects of our business, our focus is always on delivering the best we can for all the stakeholders in our business – our customers, our team and our suppliers. Investing in systems to improve efficiencies will ultimately give you, our customers and partners, the trust and knowledge that you are placing your projects with the very best there is in the steel design, fabrication and installation industry.”


Steve Watson, Sales Manager for STRUMIS Ltd comments "We are delighted to welcome MLB Steel Ltd on-board as a much valued STRUMIS customer & partner. We look forward to being part of what is already a very successful steel fabrication business in MLB Steel Ltd and towards helping further improve MLB Steel existing efficiencies, productivity and traceability across all their future projects.

STRUMIS Ltd are committed to the continued evolution of our world-leading STRUMIS program helping steel fabrication companies in 65 countries worldwide with 20,000 users through continual development of STRUMIS in-line with demands if the industry as a whole and STRUMIS customers' specific needs.

About MLB Steel Ltd

MLB Steel Ltd excels across the full range of structural steelwork projects, they are specialists in structural design, steel fabrication and installation, providing the UK construction and manufacturing industry with the most comprehensive range of cost-efficient structural steel beam solutions and services. 

Our lightweight, quality products include long span steel beams, roof beams, floor beams, green roof systems, cantilevers and a wide choice of lattice beam systems. We deliver our solutions alongside a complete range of support services that are delivered by industry experts, and backed by a combined 200 years of experience


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STRUMIS is an all-encompassing steel fabrication management information system that harnesses the information flow and work processes through the steelwork contract between departments, suppliers and clients; from estimate tendering, through procurement and production and into site construction. STRUMIS steel fabrication management software is for steel engineering, construction and fabrication companies looking to implement a dedicated fabrication Management Information System to manage across all departments including multiple sites, or even across supply chains providing significant productivity and efficiency gains.

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