DKSH Advanced Metals

Our Business Line Advanced Metals supplies high-quality titanium and its alloys, special steel products, aluminium, metal powder and precision parts and components.

We are mainly focusing on the medical/orthopedic industry, but also supply into other high tech fields such as aerospace, mechanical engineering and automotive.

We have a strong market position in the European market and are expanding quickly in the emerging markets of Asia and South America.

Our partners

We have direct access to major mills and we source any kind of medical grade metals that our customers may specify from a comprehensive network of renowned stockholders worldwide, making DKSH Advanced Metals a true “one stop shop” for medical OEMs and subcontractors.

In addition to our close relationships to Western and Japanese mills, DKSH was a pioneer in sourcing Chinese high tech material (such as medical grade titanium) for international medical device manufacturers. We have created dedicated China sourcing competence.

If your needs extend beyond raw materials, we are pleased to introduce our partners for value-added services and subcontracting such as forging and machining.

Our products for the Medical Industry

  • Ti-Alloy bars (6/4), ELI and ASTM A-1472, Ti (6/7)
  • Ti-CP bars (grade 2, grade 4)
  • Ti sheets
  • SS316LVM (1.4441)
  • SS 17-4, 13-8
  • SS108, SS303, SS304, SS420, SS440B and others
  • Bars and sheets/plates in aluminium alloys 2024, 6061, 6082, 7075 and others
  • Cobalt chrome
  • Medical grade plastics

Our services at a glance

  • Own inventory of Ti bars, preferential access to the stock of our partners
  • Just-in-time delivery
  • Vendor-managed inventory
  • Cost competitive, high quality outsourcing/ contract manufacturing services
  • Tailor-made financing solutions

Comprehensive network of partners and value-added services

  • Cut-to-size
  • Precision machining
  • Surface treatment
  • Forging

Distribution and logistics

We follow our customers and maintain warehouses in global key locations:

  • Zurich, Switzerland
  • Hamburg, Germany
  • Shanghai, China
  • Chicago, USA
  • Sao Paolo, Brazil

We design the supply chain around our customer’s need, assuring they receive the right products at the right time in excellent quality and with very competitive pricing.