Latest News & Announcements
NASS Golf Day 2017
Taking Bookings Now....... Annual NASS Golf Day 2017 at at the Marriott Breadsall Priory, nr. Derby.
08 June 2017
NASS Annual Seminar: Credit Issues in the Marketplace
Book your places now for this year's NASS Annual Credit Seminar and hear from each of the UK's major credit risk underwriters who are all represented on our Discussion Panel
23 May 2017
KASTO TO HOLD MAY OPEN HOUSE
Ecology and economy when sawing and storing material will be the themes of an open house to be held by Kasto at its UK headquarters and showroom from 16th to 18th May 2017.
16 May 2017
EUROMETAL World Steel Distribution & SSC Summit 2017 - 10-12 May 2017
NASS Director General, Peter Corfield, to speak at the EUROMETAL World Steel Distribution & SSC Summit in Dusseldorft on 11 May
11 May 2017
Kallanish discount offer to NASS Members
Kallanish have extended a 15% discount to all NASS members who sign up for a subscription with the daily Kallanish Steel news service. Coupled with this, they will be entitled to a free 3-week trial in advance of the subscription, to ensure the service is right for them.
28 April 2017
NASS/ EEF Free Apprenticeship Levy Seminar
NASS has teamed up with EEF (The Manufacturers Organisation) to deliver a free Seminar for NASS Members in aid of changes brought about by the Apprenticeship Levy, due to be introduced on 6th April 2017.
28 March 2017
The levy requires all employers operating in the UK, with a pay bill over £3 million each year, to contribute 0.5% of their PAYE towards the Levy. Employers who do not pay over £3 million per year will not have to pay this Levy, but will still be subject to changes in the way Apprenticeships are funded through the Digital Apprenticeship Service and will also be eligible for up to 100% training subsidies for Apprenticeship training/ upskilling.
14 March 2017
Jelf Beaumonts Insurance Scheme Benefits to NASS Members
Beaumonts Group of Bradford can offer an insurance policy and risk management service catering for all the major risks you face, with an extensive range of additional financial and cover benefits.
09 March 2017
SHEET METAL STORAGE SYSTEM RAISES SUBCONTRACTOR’S PRODUCTIVITY BY A QUARTER
Sheet metal subcontractor, Keller Blechtechnik (www.keller-metallbau.de) in Endingen, southern Germany, has increased productivity by more than 25 per cent thanks to ongoing investment in automated storage, retrieval and handling of material.
09 March 2017
Free Metals Software Seminar
Would you like to Reduce Costs and Improve Profitability by moving to a modern Metal Specific IT system? This FREE seminar, will show you how your business can lower costs, improve internal efficiencies and maximize profitability. Numbers are limited, so please book early to secure your place, lunch will be provided.
26 January 2017
NASS 2016 Review and Looking Forward into 2017
NASS Director General Peter Corfield reviews NASS activity for 2016, looking forward into 2017
16 December 2016
Kloeckner Metals UK Champions Female Talent within Sector
Kloeckner Metals UK are delighted to have become the first founder patron of Inspiring Women Changemakers, a dynamic network of women leaders who come together to create positive social impact by influencing key issues in the economy and wider society.
15 December 2016
UK Steel Price Increases Inevitable throughout 2017
Having conducted surveys and held Product Group Meetings in the last few weeks, NASS has viewed it opportune to raise awareness of current market conditions and the likely position going forward into 2017.
30 November 2016
NASS Annual Steel Industry Dinner 2016
Over 340 people attended this year's NASS Annual Steel Industry Dinner - See the Photo Gallery from the evening
06 October 2016
NASS Annual Report 2015-2016
Following its approval at NASS' AGM on 6th October, the Annual Report for 2015-2016 is now available for download
06 October 2016
NASS Race Day 2016 - Stratford upon Avon
See our gallery of photos from the recent NASS Race Day at Stratford upon Avon on Thursday, 28th July
04 August 2016
ArcelorMittal Chairman and CEO Lakshmi Mittal issues tenth anniversary statement
01 August 2016
BROWN & TAWSE STEELSTOCK LTD - Security Against Cyber-Attack
On Saturday, 11th June, BTS suffered a cyber-attack by a third party which managed to penetrate the (virus-protected) server
27 June 2016
NASS Golf Day 2016
Another successful NASS Golf Day took place on 9th June in glorious sunshine, see report and photo gallery
17 June 2016
Peel Ports Opens Major UK Logistics Facility
One of the UK’s largest new logistics facilities has officially opened for business
31 May 2016
Tata Steel UK completes sale of Long Products Europe business to Greybull Capital
Tata Steel UK today announced the completion of the sale of its Long Products Europe business to Greybull Capital LLP.
31 May 2016
NASS Credit Seminar 2016
The NASS Credit Seminar 2016 was held at The Brookes Suite at the National Metal Forming Centre, West Bromwich on 18thMay, 2016, providing delegates with an overview of the issues within the Steel Service Sector, in particular highlighting training, debt restructure and Stakeholder management, with four Hot Topics put forward by the Risk Underwriters for an in depth discussion.
18 May 2016
UK Construction Supply Chain
NASS is totally supportive of the BCSA statement of 6 April and endorses the fact that supply chains to the UK construction sector have never been as efficient as they are at present.
07 April 2016
NASS Member Graydon UK Ltd wins “Credit Information Provider of the Year” award at British Credit Awards 2016
Business Information specialist Graydon was announced as the winner in two important categories at the annual Chartered Institute of Credit Management (CICM) awards in London. It won both the Credit Information Provider of the Year award, as well as the Risk Management Achievement of the Year award.
11 February 2016
Do you already know the MUST HAVES for more efficiency?
The Partners for Steel propose you below the future trends in shot blasting, drilling and sawing technologies ...
22 January 2016
Latest figures for UK Trade from the Office for National Statistics
15 January 2016
Abram Pulman hit by flooding in West Yorkshire
Our warehouse and offices have been damaged to such an extent that business will be limited from Monday 4th January 2016. Our commitment to communicate with and service both existing and potential customers does however remain the same.
04 January 2016
Update on UK steel industry:Written statement - HCWS410
On Thursday 17 December, the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, Sajid Javid, laid down a Written Ministerial Statement on the steel industry in Parliament which highlighted the actions that Government has taken since the Steel Summit.
17 December 2015
Understanding Credit Risks for Dummies
Credit risk and fraud are serious problems for businesses. In 2013 the UK economy lost £52 billion to fraud alone, and the problem is on the rise. Today, fraudsters have more ways than ever to do their dirty work. But on the flip side, businesses have more tools to help identify those risks and take proactive measures to minimise them. This introductory guide to credit risk has been compiled by Graydon UK Ltd to explain the intricacies of B2B credit risk and explore best practices for protecting your business from credit risk and fraud.
02 December 2015
Kaltenbach Announce Co-operations with new Industry Leading Manufacturers RSA
The KALTENBACH Group of companies have announced two new co-operations with leading machine tool manufacturers ZEMAN and RSA, complementing their existing range of machinery for steel cutting and processing solutions.
27 November 2015
NASS Annual Steel Industry Dinner 2015
Over 330 people attended this year's NASS Annual Steel Industry Dinner - See the Photo Gallery from the evening
08 October 2015
KASTO - New Bandsaw Feed for Heavy Workpieces
Sawing machine manufacturer, KASTO, has introduced a new model at the top end of its KASTOwin range of automatic bandsaws.
09 September 2015
NASS Race Day 2015
Excellent Day's Networking at the NASS Race Day
30 July 2015
J Tomlinson installs latest energy efficiency measures at Eggleston Steel in Derby
Eggleston Steel, one of Derby’s oldest companies, has invested in some of the very latest energy efficiency technology as part of an ongoing investment by installing energy generating solar panels on the roof of its premises. At the same time, fitting energy saving LED lighting across its administration block and two factories.
15 July 2015
2014-2015 NASS Annual Report
Following its approval at NASS' AGM on 9th July, the Annual Report for 2014-2015 is now available for download
10 July 2015
NASS Annual Golf Day 2015
74 Golfers compete in the 2015 NASS Golf Day
04 June 2015
Jelf Beaumonts has announced a new Health & Safety Insurance scheme available for NASS Members
Jelf Beaumonts has announced a new Health & Safety Insurance scheme available for NASS Members by agreement from the NASS insurance scheme underwriter that they will provide a financial contribution towards any agreed risk management initiatives.
05 May 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 Logistics Day
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
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
Ironsides, the Fellowship of NASS Veterans, met for their annual "Dragon Border Lunch", on 15th May, 2013.
30 May 2013
Ironsides Founders Lunch, 20 March
Ironsides, the Fellowship of NASS Veterans, held their Founders Lunch, to celebrate the 25th Anniversary, at the Eaton Hotel, Hagley Road, Birmingham on 20th March 2013. See the gallery of photos below
28 March 2013
NASS Director General, Article for Stahlmarkt European Edition
Peter Corfield contributed an article for Stahlmarkt's Magazine, European edition. Read it here.
21 March 2013
Did you know that UK businesses are estimated to lose £45.5 billion per year to fraudsters?
Find out more about the latest trends in UK fraud with Graydon UK's Commercial Fraud - Managing the Risk report.
15 March 2013
Energy Alloys successfully implements STRATIX ON
Energy Alloys, a high quality special steels and nickel alloys service centre, has implemented STRATIX ON-DEMAND metal service centre software from Invera, at their UK and Dubai locations.
18 February 2013
New Publications from Atradius
Atradius have released some new publications which Members may find of interest
04 December 2012
NASS Director General, Article for CBI's InBusiness Magazine
Peter Corfield contributed an article for the CBI's InBusiness Magazine. Read the Autumn edition of the Magazine here
18 October 2012
Steel First from Metal Bulletin
Steel First, a new dedicated information service from Metal Bulletin
03 October 2012