Stainless steel and special alloys distributor TW Metals has announced the appointment of Mr Mike Davies as Account Specialist responsible for the development of sales of Sanmac stainless steel hollow bar to UK companies involved in the manufacture of machined components. TW Metals is the exclusive UK distributor for Sanmac standard stainless steel hollow bar grades (304/304L/316/316L) produced by Swedish steelmaker Sandvik Steel. In his new role Mike Davies will focus on producers of machined components in a wide range of industries, promoting the benefits and potential cost savings of using hollow bar compared with conventional solid bar. He will provide technical machining support to customers and will have the backing of Sandvik Steel’s extensive R & D facilities. At the same time he will liaise with Sandvik Steel’s sister company Sandvik Coromant – the world leader in cutting tools and machining technology – to ensure that customers can maximise the machining benefits of Coromant’s M-Line cutting tools.