Tata Steel UK is improving its service and distribution centre in Lisburn in Northern Ireland as well as updating its logistics fleet of vehicles as it seeks to secure an uninterrupted supply of material to customers in the important Ireland markets. A new GBP 1.2 million steel roof, made with the company’s own high-spec roofing products, has been installed at the Lisburn site which ensures steel destined for the Irish markets can be stored and processed in the optimum conditions before delivery. The new roof was installed by Industrial Roofing Scotland.At the same time the company has replaced its fleet of delivery trucks with a fleet of nine new more fuel efficient tractor units and trailers.Tata Steel’s Lisburn Service Centre provides a wide product and service offering, covering the full range of Tata Steel flat products which are used in everything from earth moving and agricultural equipment to construction. In-house coil slitting, decoiling and blanking provide a wide processing capability to meet customer requirements locally from an extensive stock range. This combination of local processing capability and extensive stock range provides a flexible and responsive service to its customers.The majority of steel products sold from the Lisburn centre are manufactured by Tata Steel at its UK-based plants.