Steel firm invests and creates jobs

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INDEPENDENT steel stockholder Barrett Steel Services has invested in new equipment and created 20 new jobs at its Yorkshire headquarters.

The investment, which includes five wagons, 20 trailers and other new equipment, will help the Bradford-based company, which is part of the Barrett Steel 
Group, expand its Carlisle 

Chris Lamb, marketing manager, said: “The investment in plant and equipment, including two saw/drill lines, two punching and shearing lines, two Kaltenbach 1001 saws and a shotblaster and priming line, demonstrates our commitment to using the most advanced technology. It is part of a continuous improvement programme which reinforces Barrett’s reputation for providing a quality service.”

Marc Trotter, Carlisle’s area sales manager, added: “With our daily delivery service and the expansion at Bradford we will consolidate Barrett Steel’s foothold in the area, offering customers an unrivalled local service, stock range and processing facilities at extremely competitive prices.”