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Barnshaws enters defence sector with JOSCAR certification

10/09/2020 15:17:28
 
 
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Barnshaws Section Benders has announced its recent Joint Supply Chain Accreditation Register (JOSCAR) certification, which denotes the company as an accredited supplier of metal fabrications to the defence sector. JOSCAR provides contractors in the defence sector with assurance that an accredited supplier can deliver solutions to a high quality standard.

Famed as the world’s most capable metal bending business, Barnshaws Section Benders has built a reputation in precision curving metal for the construction, transport, marine, civil and infrastructure sectors. Operating numerous facilities in the UK and Europe, Barnshaws is now offering the defence sector direct access to an unrivalled array of specialist bending machines operated by an expert workforce.

Notable projects supported by the business include Wimbledon Centre Court roof, the Francis Crick Institute, Kew Gardens Palm House, Gateshead Millennium Bridge, the raising of the Mary Rose and the ArcelorMittal Orbit in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Greg North, Commercial Director at Barnshaws, explained relevant services: “We offer the capability to carry out heavy rolling and press braking of armour plate with high accuracy. Furthermore, we can laser and plasma cut metal plate and sections into profiles. Hot forming of pipes and plate is also available, and we specialise in tube bending. Dedicated aluminium bending facilities mean we can provide this service too. Our JOSCAR accreditation now ensures customers in the defence sector can benefit from our extensive range of metal bending services.”

JOSCAR is a joint initiative administered by Hellios, which compiles accredited suppliers within a singular directory for ease of reference for the defence sector. Designed to greatly expedite the procurement process, suppliers displaying the JOSCAR logo are accredited to stringent regulatory standards, providing visible quality assurance to customers.

Image Caption: JOSCAR logo.

About Barnshaws

Established in 1969, Barnshaws has grown to become the world’s premier specialist profile bending company; supplying market sectors such as construction, power generation, mining, transport and general manufacturing with shaped beams, tubes, plate and other profile section materials. More recent developments have seen the company’s engineering expertise expand from mostly steel to non-ferrous materials including copper and aluminium as well as specialist materials such as Hardox.

Barnshaws has ISO 9001:2015 approval and was Europe’s first bending company to achieve CE Marking of curved sections to Execution class 4, the highest standard available.

With facilities in the West Midlands, Manchester, Hamilton and Poland, Barnshaws can provide precision metal bending and profile cutting services, locally, nationally and internationally.

Equipped with the largest capacity bending machines in the world, Barnshaws can deliver curved sections up to 35 meters in length with the capacity to bend tubes and pipes up to 1,524mm outside diameter. In addition, the largest range of press brakes in the UK can accommodate materials up to 12 metres in length and form sections from materials up to 80mm in thickness, this together with a vast range of rolling machines enables Barnshaws to offer rolled cylinders from 350 to 4200mm diameter with wall thicknesses upto 100 mm, all of which can be supplied in the welded condition singly or in multiple belt lengths.

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Editor Contact

DMA Europa : Lucy Powell
Tel: +44 (0)1562 751436 Fax: +44 (0)1562 748315
Web: www.dmaeuropa.com
Email: lucy@dmaeuropa.com

Company Contact

Barnshaws Steel Bending Group : Matthew Pritchard
Tel: 0121 557 8261 Fax:
Web: www.barnshaws.com
Email: matthew.pritchard@barnshaws.com

 
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