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Our mission is to represent, promote and defend the interests of steel service centres and associate members.

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Featured Associate Members

NASS is pleased to have many companies in Associate Membership who supply equipment, goods and services to the steel service centre sector.


Each month we are delighted to showcase four Associate Members on the NASS home page


Just click on the logos on the left to find out more about the services offered by each of this month’s featured companies.

Latest News & Announcements

NASS Race Day 2015
NASS will be hosting an afternoon of Racing at Stratford on Thursday, 30th July, to be followed that evening by a Private Dinner and overnight stay at the beautiful Menzies Welcombe Hotel
30 July 2015
NASS Annual Golf Day 2015
NASS will be holding its fifth Annual Golf Day on Thursday, 4th June, at the Marriott Breadsall Priory, nr. Derby.
04 June 2015
NASS Credit Seminar
Credit remains a topic high on NASS’ agenda and, following on from the six very successful Seminars we have held previously, it was agreed that a Credit Seminar should become an annual event in our calendar.
20 May 2015
Beaumonts Insurance Brokers Ltd merges with Jelf Insurance Brokers Ltd to become Jelf Beaumonts
As of 16th December 2014 Beaumonts Insurance Brokers Ltd joined forces with the Insurance Broker of the Year, Jelf Insurance Brokers Ltd, which is part of Jelf Group plc, and one of the UK's leading and most respected insurance brokerages.
11 February 2015
Alexander (Stirling) & Co Ltd merges with Brown & Glegg (Edinburgh) Ltd)
Alexander (Stirling) & Co Ltd are delighted to announce its impending merger with its sister company, Alexander (Scotland) & Co Ltd, (formerly known as Brown & Glegg (Edinburgh) Ltd).
07 January 2015
NASS Director General's 2014 Review
15 December 2014
NASS Annual Steel Industry Dinner - 9 October 2014
Over 360 people attended the NASS Annual Steel Industry Dinner which took place on the 9th October at the National Motorcycle Museum, Nr NEC, Birmingham. Follow the link for pictures of the prestigious Black Tie event.
09 October 2014
NASS Annual Report 2013-2014
Following its approval at NASS' AGM on 10th July, the Annual Report for 2013-2014 is now available for download
17 July 2014
NASS Safety and Health Awareness Day 2014
The National Association of Steel Service Centres (NASS) in conjunction with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and Wolverhampton City Council held our annual Safety and Health Awareness Day (SHAD) aimed at tackling common health and safety issues in the Service Centre and Steel Stockholding Industry.
11 June 2014
NASS Seminar: Credit Issues within the Marketplace
Fifty delegates attended the fifth NASS Annual Credit Seminar on 14th May 2014
14 May 2014

Events & Training

NASS Metallurgy for Non Metallurgists
The introduction to Steel Metallurgy provides an overview of the basic principles of ferrous Metallurgy and how steel products are made. Joining Techniques are described and the physical properties , standards and definitions of Steel Grades are reviewed. the course concludes with guidance on the specifications and selection of Steel Grades for a wide variety of applications.
24 February 2015 at 09:00
NASS Plate & Processing Product Group Meeting, followed by Liaison with Suppliers
NASS Office, The Citadel, Birmingham
03 March 2015 at 10:30
NASS Long Products Group Meeting, followed by Liaison with Tata Steel Long Products
NASS Office, The Citadel, Birmingham
04 March 2015 at 10:30
NASS Flat Products Group Meeting, followed by Liaison with Suppliers
NASS Office, The Citadel, Birmingham
05 March 2015 at 10:30
NASS Essentials for Inside Sales
The NASS “Essentials for Inside Sales” two day training programme will be delivered by Tuesday’s Training, who provide motivational training and coaching, particularly specialising selling the Steel Industry, personal development, leadership, team building, communication, diversity and motivation.
18 March 2015 at 09:00
Understanding Credit Management
London
Special Offer for NASS Members - This course provides an in-depth insight into examining and interpreting credit information through the lens of credit reports, company accounts and credit scoring. The module has been particularly developed for Credit Controllers and Team Leaders.
19 March 2015 at 09:00
Understanding Credit Management
NASS Office Birmingham
Special Offer for NASS Members - This course provides an in-depth insight into examining and interpreting credit information through the lens of credit reports, company accounts and credit scoring. The module has been particularly developed for Credit Controllers and Team Leaders.
15 April 2015 at 09:00
Health & Safety Passport Plus
This is an advanced Health & Safety programme to enable employees in positions of responsibility to manage workplace Health and Safety and promote a safe working culture throughout the business. Designed for supervisors, team leaders and managers in the steel service centre industry, the Health & Safety Passport PLUS course has been designed by the metals industry for the metals industry, has been piloted by the NASS Health & Safety Committee and is RoSPA accredited. Participants who wish to extend their qualification may also take an NVQ in this subject, gained through the completion of a project at their own place of work, regular site visits will be made by the trainer to offer support.
21 April 2015 at 09:00
NASS Health & Safety Committee Meeting plus SSLAP Liaison
NASS Office, The Citadel, Birmingham
19 May 2015 at 10:30
NASS Credit Seminar
National Metal Forming Centre, West Bromwich
Credit remains a topic high on NASS’ agenda and, following on from the six very successful Seminars we have held previously, it was agreed that a Credit Seminar should become an annual event in our calendar.
20 May 2015 at 10:30