British Steel renews contract with Lincolnshire firm Micronclean
British Steel has renewed a major contract with Micronclean, which has one of its main laundry sites in Grantham.
The renewed contract means that Micronclean will continue to supply specialist clothing to over 4,000 British Steel employers across the UK.
Chris Vaughan, British Steel’s Director of Safety, Health, Environment and Quality, said: “The safety and comfort of our employees, many of whom work in extreme conditions, is of paramount importance. important to us.”
He added: “The enhanced apparel designs that are an integral part of this renewed contract build on the knowledge and experience developed during our partnership with Micronclean and provide our employees with first-class apparel that not only protect, but give them the confidence to work in the environments they do.
“We are delighted to have awarded this contract to Micronclean, another local company based in Lincolnshire, and look forward to seeing our partnership grow in the future.”
This long-term agreement will see Micronclean replace all current workwear in the UK steel industry and will be responsible for the laundry operation and full management of British Steel’s workwear arrangements.
Micronclean is a family business employing over 450 people, most of whom are based at the company’s three laundry sites in Lincolnshire, including Grantham.
The company specializes in washed garment rental services for companies that operate in critical environments, such as industrial environments or clean rooms.
Allison Smith, National Sales Manager at Micronclean, said: “We are delighted that this major contract has been renewed and we look forward to further developing our partnership with British Steel.
“We are currently ordering the newly designed garments and installation is due to start in May at all British Steel sites.”
She continued: “We have had a fantastic response from British Steel employees during our partnership, particularly those involved in port trials over the past three years, which has allowed us to refine the design of the new garments so that they can provide long-term comfort and long-term protection by meeting the most stringent safety requirements.”
“The revised garment design is supported by Micronclean’s centralized washing service, which means that all garments are processed in the same factory, which generates quality and consistency in terms of inspection criteria, quality of repair and washing process so that all garments we process remain in good condition for their agreed lifetime and are returned to the correct lockers every time without fail.”