REIDsteel looked to the future as it celebrated its past at a glittering 100th anniversary party in Christchurch.
Directors of John Reid & Son Ltd (REIDsteel) held the centenary celebration for 300 members of staff, clients, suppliers and business associates.
Guests came from across the UK and around the world for the extravaganza, including Belize, Ghana, India, the British Virgin Islands and Mauritius.
Aspiring structural engineer Samuel Lucas designed his very own steel building on work experience with REIDsteel.
The sixth-former spent three weeks with us as part of his BTEC Level 3 engineering course.
He created his own steel framed building on cutting-edge software in the company’s drawing office before following his project through from beginning to end in every department.
Sam’s project culminated in a visit to a building site to see firsthand how structures are erected.
John Reid & Sons Ltd (REIDsteel) linked up with the cross-Channel airman after he crash-landed in a field in France and used a cattle shed built by the firm to store his damaged aeroplane.
Today our business has become a leading international structural steel firm […]
John Reid & Son Ltd (REIDsteel) has been named as a finalist for the Solent 250 International Business of the Year title.
The Solent 250 lists the top private companies in the Solent and South Central region.
We will find out if we have claimed the International Business of the Year honour at the annual Solent 250 dinner and awards ceremony on April 2.
Our managing director Simon Boyd said: […]
REIDsteel’s managing director Simon Boyd has joined the board of Dorset Chamber of Commerce and Industry as a non-executive director
Simon joins as the chamber – Dorset’s voice of business – celebrates its 70th anniversary in 2019, while we mark our centenary this year.
Chief executive Ian Girling said: “Simon is a driven and astute business leader who will strengthen our already formidable board.
“We are thrilled to welcome him as a non-executive director as we continue […]