Mueller Europe is the UK based manufacturer of Wednesbury & Yorkshire branded Copper Tube. The company was founded in 1904 by Fred Wallis and began manufacturing copper tube in 1921 under the name of Wednesbury Tube Company. In 1966 Wednesbury was instrumental in the development of bendable, thin wall copper tube which became the British Standard. In 1997 the company was purchased by Mueller Industries Inc. (USA) a company traded on the New York Stock Exchange & in 2014 Yorkshire Copper Tube company was also purchased.
Over the last decade, the factory in Bilston, England has undergone a major investment program into plant and machinery to make it one of the most modern copper tube manufacturing facilities in the world.
The addition of Yorkshire Copper Tube into the Mueller group has led to manufacturing synergies that will ensure Wednesbury and Yorkshire remain as market leading brands for many years to come.
Wednesbury & Yorkshire branded plumbing tube is supplied in straight lengths in sizes ranging from 12mm up to 159mm, and in coils in sizes 6mm up to 28mm, the product is also available in a range of finishes including plain, chrome plated & a number of different colours of plastic coated.
Mueller Europe also offer a comprehensive range of copper tube for the refrigeration market in both straight lengths & coils.
Mueller Europe’s excellent product quality results from the latest manufacturing processes coupled with rigorous product testing procedures. At every stage of the production process from incoming raw material to finished length tubes, samples are tested to ensure product quality. Tests include surface quality, dimension, chemical analysis, tensile strength, hardness, elongation and carbon residual testing. As a result, Mueller Europe holds both ISO 9001:2015 ‘Quality Management’ approval and ISO 14001:2015 ‘Environmental Management’ approval.