NASS -The Voice of Steel Distribution

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 Annual Steel Industry DInner - 9 October 2014
The Booking Form for this year's NASS Annual Steel Industry DInner has been released - secure your tickets now!
26 August 2014
NASS Race Day 2014
Limited Places Available - Book yours now
31 July 2014
NASS Annual Report 20113-2014
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 Golf Day 2014
76 Golfers attended the NASS Annual Golf Day on Thursday, 5th June, at the Marriott Breadsall Priory, nr. Derby.
05 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
Behringer Ltd in the UK. A successful start
07 March 2014
CE Marking - Guidance on Marking Construction Products
*new documentation added* The construction industry is facing the most significant change for a decade in the way in which construction products are sold in Europe. From 1 July 2013, under the Construction Products Regulation 2011 (CPR), it became mandatory for manufacturers to draw up a declaration of performance and apply CE marking to any of their construction products which is covered by a harmonised European standard (hEN) or conforms to a European Technical Assessment (ETA) which has been issued for it, when such a product is placed on the market.
21 January 2014
NASS Presidents 2013 Year end Message
12 December 2013
NASS Director General's 2013 Review
12 December 2013

Events & Training

NASS Race Day 2014
Menzies Welcombe Hotel, & Stratford upon Avon Races
Limited Places Available - Book yours now
31 July 2014 at 12:00
NASS Plate & Processing Product Group Meeting, followed by Liaison with Producers
02 September 2014 at 10:30
NASS Long Products Group Meeting, followed by Liaison with Tata Steel
NASS Office, The Citadel, Birmingham
03 September 2014 at 10:30
NASS Flat Products Group Meeting, followed by Liaison with Producers
NASS Office, The Citadel, Birmingham
04 September 2014 at 10:30
NASS Health & Safety Committee Meeting plus liaison with SSLAP
NASS Office, The Citadel, Birmingham
17 September 2014 at 10:30
NASS Logistics Day
Tata Training Centre, Wednesfield
The National Association of Steel Service Centres (NASS) is hosting its annual Steel Industry Logistics Day aimed at tackling shared issues in the distribution of Steel Products. NASS has engaged a diverse range of Industry experts to provide guidelines and best practice examples of utilizing Logistical Operations to become more efficient and therefore more profitable.
25 September 2014 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.
30 September 2014 at 09:00
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.
07 October 2014 at 09:00
NASS National Council Meeting
National Motorcycle Museum, Nr NEC, Birmingham
09 October 2014 at 10:30
NASS Annual Steel Industry Dinner
National Motorcycle Museum, Nr. NEC, Birmingham
09 October 2014 at 19:00