New 40,000 square foot paint shop constructed to increase capability, quality and range of coatings available including intumescent. Shortlisted in World Structural Awards for Haymarket Station, Edinburgh. More unique and complex contracts awarded due to our experience. These included: the Southern General Helipad, Pods and Link Bridges (Western HDVC Link – Flintshire Bridge and Hunterston). Training School revitalised offering IPAF+ and SQA vocational qualifications for roofing and cladding and working towards various plant operators’ qualifications for our own operatives and external clients. Accomplish CE Level 4 accreditation the highest achievable allowing us to fabricate all steel structures, without limitation. Open Days in September attended by 256 clients, engineers and students giving the opportunity to tour our entire site and see the workings of a live structural steel contractor including all processes involved from order to steel on site.  Jim Pierce our founder retired after 38 years.