About Us

1 Stop Welding Shop is the official trading website of AES Industrial Supplies Ltd, based in Oxfordshire, UK. Our company began as a family business in 1976 under the name of Alpha Engineering Supplies, and after enjoying many years of consistent growth, we registered as a limited company in 2012 under the name of AES Industrial Supplies Ltd.

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Since our small departmental beginnings back in the 90's, AES has steadily built on its continuing success in a difficult marketplace by exceeding the expectations of our customers in unrivalled service, technical support and value for money. We believe that this powerful combination has truly set us apart from any other distributor or wholesaler in the UK welding industry.

As you take a browse you will soon see that AES offers the largest and most comprehensive range of welding accessories, welding rods, welding wire, abrasives, industrial paints and more available online today. We offer a complete one stop shop to the welding and metal fabrication industry with excellent trade prices.

But more than this, at AES we take a personal interest in your business and offer professional advice, and expert technical support on all your welding and metal finishing applications to help you get the job done.

At the heart of the way we do business is our focus on building sound relationships with our clients. This means that you can be confident of receiving a complete solution to your welding and fabrication requirements.

Mission Statement

Our Core Values, Mission and Vision are integrated with our corporate strategic goals and with our Policies relating to Quality, Environmental and Health and Safety.

Our employees are involved in this process, they see the workplace as ‘theirs’ as opposed to belonging to the executive. It’s a win-win for everyone.


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  • Attitude
  • Integrity
  • Honesty
  • Accountability
  • Commitment
  • Excellence

AES Mission 2021

Our goal for 2021 is to continually expand our ability to provide unique solutions for our customers that disrupt the traditional marketplace. We have achieved this by investing in new improved products, advanced methods of ordering, and bringing the technical world of welding into the modern age of digital technology.

AES will always strive to deliver the best solution to the welding industry by reaching out to metalworkers and engineers worldwide, whilst maintaining a local presence that offers a professional service to each and every customer, every time.

AES Vision

To uphold a standard of excellence within the market that exceeds current demand and provides innovation, satisfaction and technological support to coalface of the welding industry.

Why Buy From AES?

AES are an ISO 9001 registered company with full traceability on all our products
Live stock levels with next day delivery on stock items (UK and Ireland)
Full technical support available on all products from in-house industry specialists
Full demonstrations on all welding equipment, plasma cutters and much more!
Honesty, integrity and quality from an established family business
Now over 10,000 specialist Welding Supplies and Industrial products available from stock
Very competitive pricing due to large scale buying power
Technology Centre packed with equipment - try before you buy
Full service and repair on all equipment with fully trained engineers
Dedicated office-based staff offering customer service and technical support

"I was looking for a one stop shop for all my manufacturing consumables and AES listened and offered a service tailored to my business needs. The depth of knowledge throughout the team is a credit to the professionalism shown by AES. You will get advice on the right product even with cost saving in mind, demonstrations, training and backup at the end of a phone. They will also go the extra mile to accommodate the one-off requirements that you are finding difficult to source. I would highly recommend AES to any contacts that I have."
- David Jane

"Quick, friendly, efficient. What more could you ask?"
- Trevor Jones

Opening Hours

MONDAY: 7:30am - 5.00pm

TUESDAY: 7.30am - 5.00pm

WEDNESDAY: 7.30am - 5.00pm

THURSDAY: 7.30am - 5.00pm

FRIDAY: 7.30am - 5.00pm



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© 2022 AES Industrial Supplies Limited

Company Registration: 07988136 Registered Office: Olympic House, Collett, Southmead Park, Didcot, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom, OX11 7WB


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