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Growing recycling business acquires prime Glasgow sites to expand UK presence

Leaders in innovative recycling and a global exporter, S. Norton Group has finalised the acquisition of two significant sites in Glasgow as part of its ambitious growth plans.  S. Norton Group’s expansion into Glasgow aligns with its strategic aims to have a presence from end to end in the UK. This investment into a new [...]

S. Norton Group calls on the Government to tackle loophole and increase battery recycling targets to reduce fire risk across industry

S. Norton Group is calling on the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) to strengthen battery recycling targets to improve safety for both communities and workers within the recycling sector.  Defra is due to consult on the waste batteries and accumulators regulations with the aim of drafting a comprehensive UK Battery Strategy which [...]

S. Norton Group makes huge £20m investment in first-of-its-kind new facility to drive future growth and boost productivity.

S. Norton Group has designed, built and commissioned a new world class metals shredder facility at its Manchester site. This major upgrade increases the Group’s capacity to shred waste metals, producing higher quality ferrous and non-ferrous scrap metals and significantly increasing its capacity for processing waste electrical and electronic equipment (WEEE).

Gabe’s Law

We at S. Norton are supporting Johnny Santer and his campaign to bring in the Multi-Storey Car Parks Safety Bill on behalf of his son, Gabriel Jack Santer, or Gabe as he was more commonly known.  Johnny is campaigning to increase the minimum required height of guarding in multi-storey car parks after his son fell [...]

Restructure and new MD steer S. Norton Group into exciting period of growth

Leaders in innovative recycling and global exporter, S. Norton Group has revealed its vision for growth following a restructure of the Group and the appointment of new managing director, Tony Hayer. Founded in 1962, the company has long established metals recycling operations across the UK in Liverpool, Manchester, London and Southampton. Compared with using raw [...]

Guidance regarding Light Iron / Frag Feed and Processed / Oversize HMS 1/2 acceptance criteria to improve safety and quality.

S Norton Safety and Quality Guidance  

S. Norton launches new Liverpool website

We are very excited to announce the launch of our newly designed liverpool local website. Visit the new site at www.s-norton-liverpool.com.  We wanted to make the new liverpool website speedy, easier to navigate and user-friendly. Our goal with this new website is to provide our suppliers a simple way to learn about S. NORTON's services and [...]

S Norton & Co prioritises investment and customer service

S Norton has prioritised investment in new materials handling equipment and supporting its independent customer base after reporting a healthy return to profitability in its latest published accounts for 2016. New cranes are arriving at Barking as part of a £10 million overall investment programme in efficiency and capacity at their London site. Similar investments [...]

S. Norton & Co sails in to assist client on quarry demolition site

Teamwork between S. Norton and its customer AR Demolition successfully completed the demolition and clearance of a redundant processing plant at a remote granite quarry on the west coast of Scotland. S. Norton provided specialist support for the Midlands demolition company in processing and transporting more than 1,500 tonnes of scrap steel by boat [...]

S Norton & Co shear investment doubles capacity at London site

S Norton & Co Ltd has invested more than £10 million in plant, cranage and associated site works to increase efficiency and capacity at its Barking site in London. One of the UK’s prominent metals recyclers, the family-owned firm has installed a Henschel 1250 pre-compression shear machine at its five-acre export facility in River Road. [...]