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11 12, 2019

REIDsteel is first steel contractor to sign UK Steel Charter

2019-12-11T14:54:49+00:00December 11th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

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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 base, national infrastructure and wider economy.

“Our company has relied on British made […]

28 11, 2019

REIDsteel confirms backing for British Steel

2019-11-28T09:23:59+00:00November 28th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

John Reid & Sons Ltd (REIDsteel) has pledged to make British Steel its primary long-term supplier.

We’ve made a policy decision to use the steelmaker’s products for our wide range of buildings and structures in the UK, Europe and worldwide.

The strengthening of ties is a further boost for British Steel as details of a takeover deal to secure the future of the firm are finalised.

REIDsteel managing director Simon Boyd, pictured above right,  confirmed that British Steel will be the company’s preferred supplier following a two-day visit to Scunthorpe and Teesside. The REIDsteel delegation was also shown steelmaking processes during the trip.

Simon said: “Both our businesses share a strong reputation for quality in British manufacturing and engineering worldwide.

“We have been, and continue to be, a supporter of retaining steelmaking in the UK and we are pleased to confirm that our relationship is now stronger than ever.

“Our congratulations go to all at British Steel on the takeover deal and we look forward to working together to help put UK steelmaking and manufacturing back on the world map where it belongs.”

Simon was joined […]