NASS -The Voice of Steel Distribution

Our mission is to represent, promote and defend the interests of steel service centres and associate members.

Steel Buyers Guide

Extensive search engine for

all steel products in the UK


Click here for a handy Glossary of Terms used every day within the steel service centre industry

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 Training Programme 2019
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
2018 Review and looking forward into 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
New Director General for NASS
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
New online video link allows users to service their own saws and storage systems
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
West Midlands Local Industrial Strategy Consultation
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
UK Steel - Preparing for Brexit - guidance for the Steel Sector
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
NASS Annual Report 2017-2018
Following its approval at NASS' AGM on 11th October, the Annual Report for 2017-2018 is now available for download
12 October 2018
NASS Annual Steel Industry Dinner 2018
See the Photo Gallery from this year's NASS Annual Steel Industry Dinner, at which we welcomed almost 300 people
11 October 2018
NASS Race Day 2018
See the Photo Gallery from our recent NASS Race Day
02 August 2018
NASS Golf Day 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

Events & Training

NASS/ EEF Introduction to Lean training course
Servosteel, Dudley, West Midlands DY1 2HA.
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
05 February 2019 
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.
06 March 2019 at 09:00
NASS Essentials for Inside Sales training course
NASS Office Birmingham
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.
02 April 2019 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.
09 April 2019 
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.
11 April 2019 
IOSH Managing Safely Training course
NASS Office Birmingham
Managing safely is for those required to manage safely and effectively in compliance with both their organisations policy and best practice in Health and Safety.
21 May 2019 
NASS Team Challenge 2019
Graythwaite Estate on Lake Windermere - Lake District
NASS is delighted to reintroduce the popular personal development and team building programme - the NASS Team Challenge event in June 2019 to be held on the shores of Lake Windermere.
12 June 2019 at 17:00
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.
26 June 2019 
NASS Scunthorpe Mill Visit
British Steel Works Scunthorpe
The National Association of Steel Service Centres (NASS) has organised a visit to British Steel Mill in Scunthorpe for Members who would like to participate in a tour of the facilities.
02 July 2019 
NASS/ EEF New Team Leader training course
NASS Office Birmingham
This course provides essential team leadership skills to those who are newly promoted to the role. This two-day programme develops and improves leadership skills to enhance effectiveness within the team and organisation, enabling new team leaders to step up to their new responsibilities.
09 July 2019