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Latest News & Announcements

The NASS Training Programme for 2019 can be found here along with a list of courses also availiable upon request. We are delighted to announce the NASS Team Challenge will take place this year in June. For more information please follow the link
28 January 2019
NASS Director General Peter Corfield takes a look back at developments in the UK Steel Service Centre sector throughout 2018 with a look forward into 2019
17 December 2018
NASS has a new Director General Designate. We are delighted to announce that Martin Maley will take over the role of Director General on 1 April 2019.
05 November 2018
KASTO has expanded their remote troubleshooting service "VisualAssistance" with an innovative video solution that allows customers to participate in maintaining their own machines and systems.
30 October 2018
The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) together with the region’s three Local Enterprise Partnerships - Coventry & Warwickshire, Black Country and Greater Birmingham & Solihull - is holding a consultation as part of work to produce a West Midlands Local Industrial Strategy. This important, long-term strategy will build on recent success to drive inclusive growth and secure a regional economy fit for the future.
30 October 2018
This guidance document discusses the likely effects of a range of outcomes of Brexit, and recommends issues that the sector needs to address using two broad scenarios. It focuses on the issues of most relevance to UK steel companies.
19 October 2018
Following its approval at NASS' AGM on 11th October, the Annual Report for 2017-2018 is now available for download
12 October 2018
See the Photo Gallery from this year's NASS Annual Steel Industry Dinner, at which we welcomed almost 300 people
11 October 2018
See the Photo Gallery from our recent NASS Race Day
02 August 2018
Eighteen teams battled for trophies at our recent NASS Golf Day.... See a full Report of the Competitions and Gallery of Photos from the day
27 June 2018
NASS in conjunction with the HSE and Wolverhampton City Council held our annual Safety and Health Awareness Day (SHAD) aimed at tackling common health and safety issues in the Steel Service Centre and Stockholding Industry.
26 June 2018
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
To keep the information that you share with us as safe as possible, we have updated our Privacy Policy in line with the requirements set out by the General Data Protection Regulation 2018. Please follow the link to view the NASS Privacy Policy:
25 May 2018
The British Business Bank (BBB) has launched a further wave of its £250million Midlands Engine Investment Fund (MEIF) with up to £100million of equity finance to be made available to small businesses across the Midlands.
14 March 2018
The Directors of FICEP UK Ltd. cordially invite you to our industry 4.0 Openday at our UK Headquarters in Wakefield Europort. 9.30am to 5pm on Wednesday 3rd & Thursday 4th October 2018. There will be live demonstrations of our latest automated technology and software and each day there will be visits to customer sites to see their production lines in action.
10 March 2018
The ONS revised down Q4 2017 GDP growth slightly, with the breakdown revealing that growth over the quarter was based on shaky foundations. Meanwhile, the CBI’s February surveys were somewhat of a mixed bag: while growth in manufacturing remained solid and the services sector saw a pick-up in volumes, sales growth slowed further in the retail sector.
02 March 2018
More than a month ahead of schedule, US President Donald Trump has announced his decision in the long-running 232 national security case, Kallanish reports.
02 March 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
NASS has teamed up with several Apprenticeship providers to support Members who may want to explore their apprenticeship options.
20 October 2017
Following its approval at NASS' AGM on 12th October, the Annual Report for 2016-2017 is now available for download
13 October 2017
330 people attended this year's NASS Annual Steel Industry Dinner - See the Photo Gallery from the evening
12 October 2017
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
See the Photo Gallery from our recent NASS Race Day
07 August 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
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
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
NASS Director General, Peter Corfield, to speak at the EUROMETAL World Steel Distribution & SSC Summit in Dusseldorft on 11 May
11 May 2017
This is the new technologically advanced, gantry CNC Machining Centre for drilling, milling, marking, scribing,tapping, chamfering and cutting of heavy steel plates up to 100mm thick x 3100mm in width.
27 April 2017
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
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.
17 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
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 subcontractor, Keller Blechtechnik ( 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
NASS Director General Peter Corfield reviews NASS activity for 2016, looking forward into 2017
16 December 2016
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
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
Over 340 people attended this year's NASS Annual Steel Industry Dinner - See the Photo Gallery from the evening
06 October 2016
Following its approval at NASS' AGM on 6th October, the Annual Report for 2015-2016 is now available for download
06 October 2016
See our gallery of photos from the recent NASS Race Day at Stratford upon Avon on Thursday, 28th July
04 August 2016
01 August 2016
On Saturday, 11th June, BTS suffered a cyber-attack by a third party which managed to penetrate the (virus-protected) server
27 June 2016
Another successful NASS Golf Day took place on 9th June in glorious sunshine, see report and photo gallery
17 June 2016
One of the UK’s largest new logistics facilities has officially opened for business
31 May 2016
Tata Steel UK today announced the completion of the sale of its Long Products Europe business to Greybull Capital LLP.
31 May 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
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
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
The Partners for Steel propose you below the future trends in shot blasting, drilling and sawing technologies ...
22 January 2016
15 January 2016