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 Apprenticeships
NASS has teamed up with several Apprenticeship providers to support Members who may want to explore their apprenticeship options.
20 October 2017
NASS Training Programme 2017
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)
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
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
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

Events & Training

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.
16 January 2018 at 09:00
NASS/ EEF COSHH Made Simple training course
NASS Office Birmingham
This one-day practical course covers the statutory requirements and identifies straightforward and practical ways to carry out Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations (COSHH) assessments and implement control measures.
23 January 2018 at 09:00
NASS/ EEF Introduction to Lean training course
NASS Office Birmingham
This one-day course introduces the principles of lean and provides managers and those responsible for process improvement with an understanding of the main benefits that lean management can bring to a business.
25 January 2018 at 09:00
NASS/ EEF Linking Lean with Business Strategy training course
NASS Office Birmingham
Continuous improvement leaders and practitioners will benefit from this one-day course, which shows delegates how to gain maximum business advantage and sustain lean and six sigma by linking lean to the overarching business strategy.
30 January 2018 at 09:00
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
IOSH Working Safely Training Course
NASS Office Birmingham
Working Safely is a completely different approach to safety and health training. It’s a high-impact programme designed to be fun and get people fully involved. The first-class, jargon-free content is based on what people need to know in practice, and not off-putting legal language.
28 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