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BS Stainless Ltd have Moved Location!

22 Feb 2013

BS Stainless have chosen to relocate their premises allowing them to provide a better service to their customers. Extra space will allow for new research and development opportunities whilst their manufacturing processes will be extended, providing the ultimate in choice for their clients. more++

Popular Mosque in Sheffield Shaped by Barnshaws Expert Benders

19 Feb 2013

Barnshaw Section Benders were awarded the Al Emaan Mosque bending work this January. The job contracted by company App Steel Structures involved Barnshaws experts forming the main frame ribs and curving the support steelwork in 2 planes (canted). more++

Beautifully Bent Architectural Decoration for St. Elizabeth Primary School in London

19 Feb 2013

Shelmar Engineering approached Barnshaws benders with the job earlier this year, as the customer required the bends very quickly and without any deformation. more++

Barnshaws Continue to Improve Childrens Playground Experience

19 Feb 2013

Barnshaws latest and many years repeat project- cantilever swings produced to company Safe and Sound Playgrounds, which are later sold to councils and enjoyed by children all over the UK. more++

Ancon Invests in Responsive Web Technology

06 Feb 2013

Structural fixing specialist, Ancon, has redeveloped its popular website, to make it fully accessible to the growing number of mobile users now accessing the site via Smartphone, iPad, netbook and similar devices. more++

Castle Metals Create an Infographic to Celebrate the Stainless Steel Centenary

06 Feb 2013

Castle Metals Create an Infographic to Celebrate the Stainless Steel Centenary more++

BSSA YouTube Page

05 Feb 2013

BSSA have a new YouTube page! more++

Barnshaws Mitred Pipe Bends Utilised for Camp Basra Tensile Canopies

23 Jan 2013

Barnshaw Section Benders have supplied the company Adey Steel with quality steel bends, which were used for the Phase One Camp Basra tensile canopies. Barnshaws were evidently chosen by the sub-contractor due to the competitive pricing and fast lead time. more++

Induction Bent Pipes for Ricoh Arena

23 Jan 2013

Barnshaws has yet again proven to be specialists in structural bends as the company worked alongside M&D Welding to provide quality induction bent pipes to Ricoh Arena in Coventry. more++

BSSA Managing Director

11 Jan 2013

The British Stainless Steel Association is seeking a new Managing Director to replace Nigel Ward who is to take up a post at the Nickel Institute more++

Castle Metals are Highly Commended for Outstanding Export Achievement Award

11 Jan 2013

Castle Metals aim to have strong local links as well as global success and are pleased to have this recognised at the International Trade Club Awards, which recognises the work of exporters and importers. more++

Video Release from PPS

07 Jan 2013

Video Release from PPS more++

Damstahl UK Ltd to change its name to Neumo UK Ltd

18 Dec 2012

As from the 1st January 2013 Damstahl UK Ltd will change its name to Neumo UK Ltd, but will remain a member of the NEUMO-Ehrenberg Group of companies. more++

Euro Inox download - Stainless Steels at High Temperatures

28 Nov 2012

Stainless steels may be used at high temperatures when carbon and low-alloyed steels do not provide adequate corrosion resistance and mechanical properties. The new Euro Inox publication STAINLESS STEELS AT HIGH TEMPERATURES explains why certain stainless steels are particularly suitable for high-temperature applications and what factors should be taken into account in grade selection more++

Stainless Wire Supplies Ltd are now working with Eure Inox Srl, of Italy.

27 Nov 2012

Stainless Wire Supplies Ltd are now working with Eure Inox Srl, of Italy. They are acting as their Agent in the U.K. & Ireland for the marketing & supply of their range of Stainless Steel Bar and Wire. more++

Anopol in perfect finish to 2012 with hat-trick of awards

21 Nov 2012

Anopol, the Birmingham based metal finishing specialists scored a hat-trick on the same day by winning three awards for their outstanding achievements. more++

Ancon's Latest Product: Thermally Efficient Wire Wall Tie

21 Nov 2012

Ancon has become the first UK wall tie manufacturer to offer a Type 2 stainless steel wire tie for insulated cavities up to 150mm wide. more++

Barnshaws Supply Beautiful Spiralled Artwork to Celebrate the Queens Diamond Jubilee

20 Nov 2012

Barnshaw Section Benders worked closely with Craufurd to supply the best quality sculpture to commemorate the Queens Diamond Jubilee. more++

Excellent Photographs by Barnshaw Section Benders Ltd

15 Nov 2012

Check out Barnshaws excellent photographs of plate rolling, press braking, induction bending, aluminium extrusion bending, section bending, ring rolling, plate flattening, plasma/laser cutting & more... more++

PPS Shine With Another Award!

14 Nov 2012

Professional Polishing Services receive an award for 'Outstanding Contribution' at this year's Family Business Awards. more++

Centenary Photo Competition

06 Nov 2012

We have been running a photo competition for our members to contribute their images of stainless steel at its best - view the winning photograph along with the runners up here. more++

When Digby met Kirsty...

23 Oct 2012

Professional Polishing Services Ltd have made no secret of their determination to continue their proud heritage of re-investment in new plant. With their first two new machines due into the UK this Autumn PPS were very proud to be the recipients of a Manufacturing Achievement Award, presented by Lord Digby Jones at a ceremony hosted by Made in the Midlands. more++

Stainless Steel Production for First half of 2012: 17.2 Million Tonnes.

25 Sep 2012

Brussels, 24 September 2012 - Preliminary figures released by the International Stainless Steel Forum (ISSF) show that stainless steel crude steel production has been stable in the first half of 2012 with a slight decrease of just 0.2% compared to the same period of 2011. Total production for the first six months of 2012 was 17.2 million metric tons (mmt). Please note that ISSF has made some amendments for the Chinese figure for 2011 in order to provide a better comparability. more++

Professional Polishing Services Ltd - New Plant Investment

19 Sep 2012

Professional Polishing Services Ltd are pleased to confirm that they have ordered two new polishing lines, both of which are scheduled to be fully commissioned and in service by the end of December 2012. more++

Alan McLelland (Director, AMRC NAMTEC) to give a presentation at the BSSA Forum

14 Sep 2012

University of Sheffield AMRC: Supporting the UK manufacturing Sector The presentation will encompass the breadth of support and development activities undertaken across the AMRC Group in support of the engineering manufacturing organisation within the UK. With a unique model of industrial support, the AMRC has grown rapidly to include the AMRC with Boeing, the Nuclear AMRC, a Knowledge Transfer Centre, Composites Centre, and the National Metals Technology Centre and the soon to be completed Training Centre bringing forward over 250 engineering apprentices every year. The breadth and depth of support offered to companies is exceptional and is making a very real and tangible difference to manufacturing in the country. more++

Photograph of the Beautiful Polly Gubbins!

10 Sep 2012

Finally, we have a photo of Polly to show you. more++

Welcome to Polly Gubbins!

17 Aug 2012

CONGRATULATIONS TO LUCY AND DAVE! Little Polly Gubbins was born yesterday at 5.51pm at home, 7lb 7oz, healthy and gorgeous. Labour lasted about 6 hours, a good few hours of that spent in the gorgeous birthing pool. Polly was born on dry land in our 'peaceful and calm' bedroom. more++

Fleck Imet Metal Solutions have just received ISO9001, ISO14001, OHSAS18001 Certification. Congratulations to them!

26 Jul 2012

Fleck Imet have just received ISO9001, ISO14001, OHSAS18001 Certification. Congratulations to them! more++

Welcoming Kate Vale & Lauren Kelley to the BSSA!

18 Jul 2012

The BSSA would like to welcome Kate Vale and Lauren Kelley to the Association! more++

Help with Nickel Alloy Welding - Huntingdon Fusion Techniques

06 Jul 2012

Huntingdon Fusion have designed a wide range of equipment to assist with Nickel Alloy Welding. more++

BSSA Stainless Steel Specialist Course - Congratulations to Mark Simpson of Senior Hargreaves!

05 Jul 2012

Mark has sucessfully completed the BSSA Stainless Steel Specialist Course Full Certificate - Well done to you! more++

BSSA Stainless Steel Specialist Course - Congratulations to Andrew Pollitt of Senior Hargreaves!

05 Jul 2012

Congratulations to Andrew Pollitt of Senior Hargreaves! Andrew has sucessfully completed the BSSA Stainless Steel Specialist Course Full Certificate - Well done to you! more++

BSSA Stainless Steel Specialist Course - Congratulations to Tony Horan of Met-Tech!

12 Jun 2012

Congratulations to Tony Horan of Met-Tech! Tony has sucessfully completed the BSSA Stainless Steel Specialist Course Full Certificate with Credit - Well done to you! more++

A series of views from John Swain, Chairman of the Anopol Group

08 Jun 2012

KNOWN BY ASSOCIATION, The benefits of group therapy. Become active within your trade association and reap the rewards. more++


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