Britain’s steel industry received a boost today when John Reid & Sons Ltd (REIDsteel) became the first steelwork contractor to sign up to a new campaign to revitalise the sector
We have backed the UK Steel Charter, which aims to maximise the use of British made metals.
We have added our name alongside such signatories as Heathrow Airport, the Department for Business Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) and Welsh and Scottish governments on the charter launched by trade body UK Steel.
We design, makes and builds steel structures of all kinds across the UK, Europe and the world. It directly employs 130 people at its main base and at peak times provides work for 400 people through subcontracting of fabrication and installation.
Managing Director Simon Boyd, who is a member of the Confederation of British Industry’s (CBI) manufacturing council, said: “A thriving UK steel sector is incredibly important for the country’s manufacturing bases, national infrastructure and wider economy.
“Our company has relied on British made […]