An avant-garde industrial distributor aims for growth


MSC Industrial Supply Co. UK – a UK-based industrial supplies distributor – places its people and culture at the heart of its ambitions for growth as the organization grows stronger.

Despite the challenges faced by the manufacturing sector in recent years, especially due to Brexit and Covid-19, MSC has continued to thrive. As a company based in the Midlands, it is at the heart of British manufacturing and as such is committed to helping manufacturers strengthen their businesses and ensure their competitiveness in an increasingly disrupted global market. .

Today, MSC aims to grow its UK workforce by 20% over the next 12-18 months, providing up to 50 opportunities for people to join an established and rapidly growing distribution business – one founded on innovation, pioneering change, and committed to British manufacturing.

“Helping manufacturers grow their businesses is what propels MSC forward, and we are proud to have continued to do so even in the face of the recent pandemic and the implications of Brexit. It has been a difficult few years for the industry, but we have remained focused on helping businesses to rebuild themselves stronger and more resilient. Everything from our Brexit Readiness Group to our rapid response to Covid-19 has contributed to this and has enabled us to maintain a thriving work environment for our employees and high quality service for each of our clients ”, said said Penny Davies, director of human resources. at MSC Industrial Supply Co. UK.

“No matter what the challenge, we always do what we strive for, taking challenges and turning them into opportunities. It is through this approach that we have continued to grow – and now we are laying the foundation for our future success by helping our leaders develop and maintain a thriving cultural environment. For those who are passionate about the manufacturing industry, the future is exciting, and we are excited to lead the way and grow our team by an additional 20%. “

To offer the best results to each of its customers, the industrial distributor adopts a unique approach: a range of market-leading solutions combined with field expertise. This partnership attitude allows MSC to work with its clients to implement the best solutions for them to ensure that they get the results they need to move their business forward.

For this approach to be successful, MSC has built its business around its employees. Centered on a philosophy of “Built to Make You Better”, each member of the MSC team is supported to continuously learn, develop and grow, thereby fueling their passion for the industry and expanding their expertise. This commitment to its team recently enabled MSC to receive a “world-class” three-star accreditation from Best Companies, recognizing the company as a leader in workplace engagement.

MSC UK is part of the global business of MSC, whose North American headquarters is celebrating its 80th anniversary this year. While the UK branch is firmly anchored in the heart of Midlands engineering, understanding the uniqueness and challenges of UK manufacturing, the company’s international ties bring together global relationships and financial stability to secure chains of business. ‘robust sourcing which ensures continuity of supply for UK businesses. even in difficult times.


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