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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 Team Challenge 2018
NASS is delighted to reintroduce the popular personal development and team building programme - the NASS Team Challenge event in June 2018 to be held on the shores of Lake Windermere.
29 June 2018
Kallanish Europe Steel Markets 2018 Conference
Kallanish have offered a €100 discount to all NASS Members who register to attend the 3rd annual Europe Steel Markets 2018 conference on the 21-22 June in Antwerp.
21 June 2018
NASS Training Programme 2018
NASS has teamed up with several industry training providers to provide courses for both Members and Non Members. please follow the link to book courses (includes in house training)
02 January 2018
Apprenticeships - NASS Training and Development
NASS has teamed up with several Apprenticeship providers to support Members who may want to explore their apprenticeship options.
20 October 2017
NASS Annual Report 2016-2017
Following its approval at NASS' AGM on 12th October, the Annual Report for 2016-2017 is now available for download
13 October 2017
NASS Annual Steel Industry Dinner 2017
330 people attended this year's NASS Annual Steel Industry Dinner - See the Photo Gallery from the evening
12 October 2017
UK Steel Price Increases to continue into 2018
NASS has again taken the opportunity to comment and reflect upon current market conditions in the UK as 2017 comes to a close and we look forward to 2018.
11 October 2017
NASS Race Day 2017
See the Photo Gallery from our recent NASS Race Day
07 August 2017
NASS Safety and Health Awareness Day 2017
The National Association of Steel Service Centres (NASS) in conjunction with the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and Wolverhampton City Council hosted our annual Safety and Health Awareness Day (SHAD) aimed at tackling common health and safety issues in the Service Centre and Steel Stockholding Industry.
21 June 2017
NASS Golf Day 2017
Sixty eight golfers joined us to take part in the NASS Golf Day on 8th June at Breadsall Priory, near Derby, and competed in competitions throughout the day.
14 June 2017

Events & Training

NASS/ AMRC Introduction to Steel Metallurgy training course
NASS Office Birmingham
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.
01 February 2018 at 09:00
NASS Plate and Long Product Group meeting
NASS Office, Birmingham
07 March 2018 at 10:30
NASS Flat Products Group Meeting
NASS Office, Birmingham
08 March 2018 at 10:30
NASS Health & Safety Committee Meeting plus SSLAP Liaison
NASS Office, The Citadel, Birmingham
13 March 2018 at 10:30
NASS National Council Meeting
NASS Office, The Citadel, Birmingham
15 March 2018 at 10:30
NASS/ EEF Finance for Non Finance Managers training course
NASS Office Birmingham
This introductory one-day workshop is perfect for non-financial executives, directors and managers at all levels who wish to gain a practical working knowledge of finance.
20 March 2018 at 09:00
NASS/ EEF Engineering Mechanical Maintenance training course
EEF Technology Hub Aston, Birmingham, B6 7EP
This four-day course splits between theory lessons and interlinked practical sessions introducing delegates to basic engineering and fitting techniques while at the same time learning the theory behind them.
03 April 2018 at 09:00
NASS/ AMRC Fundamentals of Steel Metallurgy training course
NASS Office Birmingham
This course provides an introduction to the principle alloy categories and their applications. It explains the properties of metals, how they are tested, how metal products are made and where they are used.
05 April 2018 at 09:00
NASS Health and Safety Passport Plus training course
NASS Office, The Citadel, Birmingham
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.
17 April 2018 at 09:00
NASS/ AMRC Carbon & Alloy Steel Metallurgy training course
NASS Office Birmingham
This one day course has been developed for people with technical and engineering backgrounds working in or with the steel industry to help them gain an understanding of the metallurgy & processing of Carbon & Alloy Steels. The course focuses on basic metallurgical principles, primary & secondary steel making processes, how steels are specified & evaluated and matching grades to applications.
24 April 2018 at 09:00