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Sheffield Forgemasters welcomes largest ever apprentice intake

A leading Sheffield based engineering specialist has welcomed its largest ever intake of 33 apprentices, destined to become future drivers of the business. Sheffield Forgemasters International Ltd's (SFIL) largest recruitment of trainees provides positions across the company ranging from machinists to degree students as it future-proofs the business against an ageing

Forgemasters wins early offshore contract

Sheffield Forgemasters has won a £5.5 million contract with Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) for the first major offshore oil industry development in two years.  Sheffield Forgemasters' offshore oil & gas specialist, Vulcan SFM, secured the contract to supply 73 steel castings ranging from 0.5 tonnes to 19.5 tonnes, for a semi-submersible oil

Forgemasters secures LEP investment funding

Pictured are James Tate, chief finance officer at Sheffield Forgemasters International with Chris Scholey from Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership Engineering specialist Sheffield Forgemasters has secured funding from the Sheffield City Region's Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) towards a £6.5 million investment. The LEP is providing £650,000 from its £52 million Business

Forgemasters’ apprentices search now on

Pictured is Graham Honeyman, chief executive of Sheffield Forgemasters   Sheffield Forgemasters’ investment in future generations of employees will see the recruitment of 14 new apprentices in early 2017.  The manufacturing giant, which produces castings and forgings for suppliers to the engineering, nuclear, and process industries, has launched its search for suitable candidates

Forgemasters’ apprentice gains national commendation

A Sheffield Forgemasters' apprentice has taken runners up place in a renowned industry prize - for the second year running. Eighteen year old Bradley McDonald, apprentice metallurgist and forge estimator at Sheffield Forgemasters achieved second place in the IOM3 Technician of the Year award. Each year, the institute makes two awards for

Treble win for Mark’s steel photos

Sheffield's steel making prowess has proved a winning formula in a national photography competition for the third time. Mark Tomlinson, business development manager of Sheffield Forgemasters, was announced winner of the annual EEF Heroes of Modern UK Manufacturing Photography Competition at EEF’s National Gala Dinner in London. It was the third time

Forgemasters showcases innovation to China

Sheffield Forgemasters has showcased its skills at the forefront of technology and innovation in steel to senior managers from Chinese industrial and academic organisations. The nine strong delegation visited Forgemasters at the end of a week long visit to the UK coinciding with the prestigious manufacturing industry Charles Hatchett Awards dinner

Recycling not waste of time for SFIL

Sheffield Forgemasters International Limited’s waste reduction programme has diverted a monthly average of 850 tonnes of waste from landfill for the past year, boosting recover and recycling to over 93 per cent. Engineering giant Forgemasters has five operating businesses on its 64 acre site in Sheffield and a dedicated environmental management