Sheffield Forgemasters International Ltd (SFIL) is a steel producer and engineering company. It manufactures bespoke heavy steel castings and forgings. SFIL specialises in providing high quality total engineering packages for its customers. It supplies businesses in many industrial sectors, with customers in the defence, nuclear, oil and gas exploration, power generation, marine and construction industries.
Based in South Yorkshire, the heartland of traditional steel production, SFIL has six subsidiaries, including operations in America and Europe. The company is one of the biggest private sector employers in the area.
Sheffield Forgemasters International
Case studies in Business Case Studies
- Strategy and the EnvironmentThis business strategy case study examines how Sheffield Forgemasters environmental strategy is implemented throughout the business.
- Creating a competitive advantage through R&DThis research and development case study shows how SFIL uses research and development (R&D) to sustain its competitive advantage.
- Apprenticeship training within the steel industryThis developing people case study looks in more detail at SFILâ€™s apprenticeship programme. It draws on the experiences of three current apprentices: Dan, Kurt and Rebecca. It also considers the broader training challenge for a modern engineering business such as SFIL.