ArcelorMittal Sheffield

ArcelorMittal Sheffield Ltd is part of the WireSolutions division of ArcelorMittal, the largest manufacturer of steel in the world.

A market leader in the manufacture and distribution of steel fencing, we work with ArcelorMittal research and testing centres around the world, on the development and improvement of our steel fencing products. Our state of the art production facilities in Sheffield and our nationwide network of retail stockists enable the EstateWIRE brand to deliver:

1. Longer life fencing.

2. Greater value for money.

3. Unparalleled technical support.

4. Outstanding distribution networks.

Our world famous corrosion resistant brands 2Life®, 4Life® and Dragon are recognised as references within the steel wire fencing industry. Galvanised solutions complete with organic and polyester coatings are also within our range, all offering excellent life span guarantees.

We value our customers business and strive to be the preferred supplier. Our experience and knowledge of products and markets enable us to satisfy the most specialised requirements within tight deadlines. Our proactive and dedicated sales team aim to ensure that a close and efficient relationship is maintained with every customer.

EstateWIRE fencing gives our diverse customer base premium quality, longer lasting fencing. Our customers buy EstateWIRE fencing safe in the knowledge that they are getting the best value for money from an established and reputable company that is dedicated to its customers and the development of longer lasting fencing products.

Tony Hinchliffe, CEO

ArcelorMittal and WireSolutions


ArcelorMittal is the world’s leading steel company, with operations in more than 60 countries

ArcelorMittal is the leader in all major global steel markets, including automotive, construction, household appliances and packaging, with leading R&D and technology, as well as sizeable captive supplies of raw materials and outstanding distribution networks. With an industrial presence in over 18 countries spanning five continents, the Company covers all of the key steel markets, from emerging to mature.

Through its core values of Sustainability, Quality and Leadership, ArcelorMittal commits to operating in a responsible way with respect to the health, safety and wellbeing of its employees, contractors and the communities in which it operates. It is also committed to the sustainable management of the environment and of finite resources.


WireSolutions is the wire drawing division of ArcelorMittal and is one of the world’s largest wire drawers.

Operating 7 specialist business lines, WireSolutions delivers new levels of technological expertise and a customer centric approach to the manufcature and supply of high quality solutions.

Aside from our substantial presence within the worldwide fencing industry, we also manufacture corrosion resistant solutions for the following markets:

  • steel ropes for mining, hoisting, ropeways and marine
  • steel fibre reinforced concrete solutions
  • industrial wire
  • cold rolled wire
  • cold heading quality wire
  • flat shaped wire
  • nails

Our famous corrosion resistant brands 2Life® and 4Life® are recognised as references within the industry. Galvanised solutions complete with organic and polyester coatings are also within our range, all offering excellent life span guarantees.

The advantages of being a subsidiary of ArcelorMittal

Raw Materials

Sustainable access to high quality raw materials.

Quality Control

Quality controls through the entire supply chain, from iron ore to finished products.

Research & Development

Development of advanced technologies with the support of ArcelorMittal R&D Centres.


Guarantee of a sustainable partner.

Production and distribution

We are committed to meeting and exceeding our customers' requirements for outstanding product quality and delivery.

ArcelorMittal Sheffield is part of WireSolutions, a wholly owned division of the ArcelorMittal Group – one of the largest mining companies and manufacturers of premium quality steel products in the world.

ArcelorMittal’s vertically integrated business model means that the steel manufacturing and wire drawing divisions of our company are able to deliver supplies of our corrosion resistant wire without interruption or delay, and meet the growing demand for our longer lasting stock fencing products.

At our manufacturing plant in Sheffield in the UK, we turn our corrosion resistant wire into 2Life®, 4Life® and Dragon stock fencing, chain link fencing, barbed wire and coiled wire for distribution throughout the UK and Ireland.

Our new onsite warehouse carries large volumes of EstateWIRE stock enabling us to despatch customers’ orders immediately through our distribution network services.

“I handle the day-to-day logistics and liaise with sales to co-ordinate those, but when a customer calls needing something urgently I have to make sure we can respond immediately.  Our expanded stock really helps with that.”

Rodger Hyde – Head of Logistics

Our People

our people


Everyone at ArcelorMittal Sheffield shares a passion for getting things right and working as a team to develop, manufacture and deliver superior fencing products for our customers.

As a customer-led business, our employees, no matter what their role is within our organisation, are central to our success. We are committed to the training and development of our people and empowering our employees to be effective ambassadors for the EstateWIRE brand.

Join us

ArcelorMittal Sheffield Ltd is a dynamic and progressive business that values its employees and looks to offer people careers, rather than just jobs.

For details of our current employment vacancies

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The EstateWIRE Sales and Support Team

  • Shaun Gervis Senior Sales Officer
  • Pat Tomlinson Sales Assistant
  • Louise Walker Sales Assistant
  • John Patchett Sales Manager

Research & Development

thats what makes the EstateWIRE difference

ArcelorMittal Sheffield is already the market leader in the manufacture and distribution of corrosion resistant steel fencing products. We have achieved our market leading position through our technical innovations and our determination to make fencing products that give our customers the greatest value for money. Working with ArcelorMittal research and testing centres around the world, we continue to develop and improve our steel fencing products. This enables us to stay ahead of our competitors and provide our customers with:

1. New levels of performance.

2. Unparalled value for money.

3. Outstanding technical support.

4. Responsive distribution networks.

Our world famous corrosion resistant brands 2Life®, 4Life® and Dragon are recognised as references within the steel wire fencing industry. Galvanised solutions complete with organic and polyester coatings are also within our range, all offering excellent life span guarantees.

Our commitment to health safety and well being

The health safety and well being of our employees is central to our commitment to the manufacture of premium quality fencing and wire products.

Every manufacturing facility presents a potentially dangerous environment where accidents are possible. Through our Health and Safety induction programs, ongoing employee training programs and our company wide commitment to the elimination of workplace accidents, injuries and occupational health problems, we actively promote a positive culture of safety, health and wellbeing.

We are accredited to the internationally recognised Occupational Health and Safety Management Standard OHSAS 18001. Our policy is annually reviewed and audited.

Improving the effects of our activities on the environment

We recognise the importance for sustainable development and we continually aim to improve the environmental effect of our fencing production and distribution activities.

To help achieve our aims we:

  • Meet, and wherever possible, improve upon relevant legislative, regulatory and environmental codes of practice.
  • Develop objectives that target environmental improvements.
  • Consider environmental issues in our decision-making processes.
  • Develop our relationships with suppliers and contractors so that we all understand and recognise our environmental responsibilities.
  • Educate employees so that they can carry out their activities in an environmentally responsible manner.
  • Promote our environmental performance and achievements amongst customers, employees, suppliers, contractors and the public.

We make sure that we use resources efficiently by:

  • Advising staff on how best to use energy and other utilities.
  • Promoting waste minimisation, recycling and the creation of by-products.
  • Promoting the efficient use of resources, energy and fuel throughout our manufacturing, processing, sales and distribution operations.

We are active participants who co-operate with:

  • The communities in which we operate.
  • The government, regulatory bodies and other interested parties who share our vision of being a responsible and trusted neighbour.