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 […]