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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

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 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

Events & Training

Joint meeting of the Plate Product Group and Long Product Group followed by joint Supplier Liaison
Klöckner Metals UK, Valley Farm Road, Stourton Leeds, LS10 1SD
22 November 2016 at 10:30
NASS Flat Products Group Meeting followed by a liaison with Suppliers, a tour of the Liberty Steel Mill and Networking Dinner
Liberty Steel, Corporation Road , Newport South , Wales, NP19 4XE
24 November 2016 at 10:30
NASS Introduction to Steel Metallurgy
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.
08 February 2017 at 09:00
NASS Health and Safety Passport Plus
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.
28 March 2017 at 09:00
NASS Health & Safety Committee Meeting
NASS Office, The Citadel, Birmingham
30 March 2017 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.
25 April 2017 at 09:00