Delivering Fluid Sealing Solutions Since 1972

About Us

M Barnwell Services is the UK’s largest independent, manufacturer, stockist and distributor of fluid sealing products. With over 50 years’ experience, we have always exceeded our customer’s expectations through consistent delivery of quality, service and value. We aim to work in partnership with our customers to provide expert industry knowledge, technical expertise and reduce their long-term costs. Applying our unique product knowledge to specific customer needs, we can offer the right sealing solution for any application and industry.

M Barnwell Services

M Barnwell Services 56,000 Square Foot HQ in Birmingham

UK Service Network

We have 5 distribution hubs strategically placed throughout the UK for rapid response and despatch:

M Barnwell Services holds over 8 million stock items, so customers can be assured of a quick turnaround. Orders for stock items will be despatched the same day via M Barnwell Services logistic team or subcontracted to one of our reliable freight forwarders.

Non-standard items are ordered immediately and delivery timescales kept to a minimum. M Barnwell Services also have two CNC SealMaking Machines at the Birmingham headquarters. This allows M Barnwell Services to produce ‘emergency’ seals in less than an hour.

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Global Purchasing Power

With over 50 years industry experience M Barnwell Services has created partnerships with the Worlds leading manufacturers, which means we purchase premium quality products at the lowest price. These advantages are then passed directly onto our customers.

Purchasing Ethos

Purchasing ethos supports Global Aftermarket Purchasing targets with:-

Zero defect ideals – as a result of the controlled and strict purchasing strategy, guaranteeing confidence with the supplier base from Quality Approved Manufacturers, with minimum criteria at ISO9001:2008 through to Automotive standard IATF16949; Q1.

Self Certification

With assured confidence in the supplier base and products, M Barnwell Services can self-certify items, removing the need for engineering approval. Alternatively, PSW and ISIR are standard procedure for the quality control department with PPAP from selected suppliers.

The UK’s Largest Inventory Of Sealing Products

Current stock level £5.1 million covering over 35,000 different product lines. With an agreement, M Barnwell Services will hold a minimum 3 months stock of your FAD requirements, allowing reduced lead times and minimum order quantities, but also providing the flexibility required for the best possible service levels.

So much more than an O-Ring Supplier

Buying from M Barnwell Services means more than simply sourcing a product. Our skilled technical staff, with over 390 years of combined experience in the fluid sealing industry are always on hand to assist you in choosing the optimum sealing products to suit your application requirements.

In order to assess the best products for a particular sealing requirement, or should the end-user be experiencing difficulties with any sealing problems, our engineers will conduct an on-site visit and endeavour to provide a speedy solution.

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