A Skegness business has been awarded a multi-million pound contract to supply thousands of British Steel employees with new workwear.
Micronclean, based at Roman Bank, Ingoldmells, Skegness, will provide the specialist clothing for 4,500 British Steel employees across the UK and Ireland.
A 25-person team is currently measuring the employees for the workwear, which will feature the name British Steel name and logo.
The company is a family run firm and employs more than 400 people across the UK.
Paul Martin, Deputy CEO at British Steel, said: “The safety and comfort of our employees, many of whom work in extreme conditions, is of paramount importance to us.
“It’s vital, therefore, that we provide them with first class clothing that not only protects them but gives them the confidence to work in the environments they do.
“Anyone who has worked on a steelworks, or in a hazardous environment, will know how crucial the correct workwear is and throughout the tendering process safety and quality have been our priorities.
“We’re pleased to have awarded this contract to Micronclean and look forward to working with them as they measure for, supply and clean 20,000 pieces of new British Steel workwear.”
The contract, which is believed to be ‘long-term’, will see Micronclean replace the current workwear with 2,000 coverall, 9,000 jackets and 9,000 pairs of trousers.
Robert Parker, Micronclean Managing Director, said: “We’re delighted to have been awarded this important contract and look forward to working in partnership with British Steel.”