Based in Dortmund, NORDWEST Handel AG is all about establishing reliable partnerships with specialist dealers and industry in Germany and Europe. Since 1919, we have been one of the most high-performing trade associations in the industrial business-to-business (B2B) sector.  

Through their cooperation with us, our specialist trade and supplier partners benefit from a wealth of added values. NORDWEST supports them in procurement, financing, logistics, digitalisation, sales and marketing with tailor-made concepts. The core tasks for supporting our approximately 1,255 specialist trade partners from the areas of steel, construction, trades & industry and building services lie in the consolidation of purchasing volumes, central payment, a strong central warehouse and powerful services, particularly in the area of digitalisation. With our specialist trade partners, we serve countless customers representing almost all areas of industry, crafts and municipalities. Our supplier partners benefit from direct access to a large market and excellent sales opportunities for their assortments of stock articles and product innovations.

A partnership with the NORDWEST trade association creates a win-win-win situation with distinct advantages for all involved: less effort and costs, more customers and sales, an exclusive network and expert exchanges.

Pioneers in steel

Every steel trader in the network benefits from our sustainably effective and future-orientated strategies. Above all, we have concentrated the particularly important procurement processes together for you and are simultaneously continuing to expand these services. From reinforcing, bright, structural and stainless steel and pipes, brackets, bar steel and flat products to aluminium, we are internationally active in the procurement of steel products for our dealers.

Pioneers in construction

The Construction product area at NORDWEST offers products and services relating to construction components, construction equipment, fitting systems and security technology, and connecting technology. Our acknowledged construction specialists are the contact for industry and trade.

Pioneers in trades & industry

Extensive market expertise and clever solutions for work safety, power and hand tools, measuring and surface technology, precision tools, welding technology, technical trade and operating equipment.

Pioneers in building services

In the area of building services, we offer you a unique all-round carefree package including everything from purchasing and logistics to marketing and sales support – for sanitary, installation, heating, air-conditioning systems and heat pumps. 

Your added values 
as a NORDWEST partner

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Advantages for 
specialist trade partners

At NORDWEST, we put you first as our specialist trade partner, forge state-of-the-art solutions and develop specific offers specifically geared towards different industries – always with a practical orientation. Our tailor-made concepts support you in procurement, financing, logistics, digitalisation, sales and marketing. By acting and planning together with a view to the future, we achieve better results today and, at the same time, secure your success for the future. We are always at your side!

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Advantages for 
supplier partners

Working together as an alliance creates valuable synergies across all corporate areas. It lets you enjoy a range of benefits, above all lower expenses and costs as well as more customers and sales. With our specialist trade partners, we serve countless customers representing almost all areas of industry, crafts and municipalities. For you and your products, this means direct access to a large market and excellent sales opportunities. Furthermore, NORDWEST offers its trade partners a range of additional services, including effective solutions for finance, logistics and digitalisation.

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The FachWerk

When the system beats the price. Our FachWerk system concept makes many things easy – and helps our specialist trade partners develop into outstanding sales and service companies. Systematising many daily tasks frees up more time for what’s important: the customers.

We are always here for you! 

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