Global metals supplier, ICD Europe Ltd, celebrated their expansion by welcoming guests to the official opening of their new, purpose-built premises at Vantage Park in Sheffield.
Sheffield based ICD Europe Ltd are experts in the procurement, processing and supply of a wide range of specialised metals and alloys.
They supply customers in a wide variety of industrial sectors including the aerospace, medical, petrochemical, automotive, electronics and industrial gas turbine industries.
ICD Europe Ltd launched in October 2016, as part of the ICD Group, and they have enjoyed rapid, yet sustainable growth over that short period.
Wayne Hawkes, Managing Director remarked:
“Within 18 months, we have outgrown our first site and moved to a brand-new purpose-built facility. Our new site is the latest development in the ICD Group’s continued expansion through means of strategic investments and acquisitions.”
“We’re thrilled to welcome the first guests to our new facility, which is based in the heart of the British steelmaking and metallurgy industry in Sheffield. From here, ICD Europe is perfectly positioned to cater for customers in the UK and across Europe.”
The facility was officially opened on Saturday 4th August with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and speech by The Right Worshipful the Lord Mayor of Sheffield, Councillor Magid Magid.
The new, 38000ft2 facility is fully equipped to sort, process and stock primary and secondary metals, ferro alloys, intermediates and oxides, binary alloys and rare earth products for supply in to high integrity alloys.
Through its expansion, the company aims to improve its service and ability to adapt quickly to evolving customer needs.
“Our customers need, want and demand suppliers who are able to react quickly and fulfil just-in-time deliveries. Our new premises enable us to maintain a high level of service and support the continued development of our partners”
“Our wealth of knowledge and technical experience combined with the full backing of our facilities in North Carolina and China gives us something different to bring to the market. Our “mine to market” philosophy makes ICD a truly diverse hybrid company.”
Guests invited to the official launch, were given a guided tour of the new facility and then treated to a day of first-class corporate hospitality, including a day at Doncaster races.