From its incorporation in October 1988, Norec Ltd grew into a successful facilities management company, with its roots primarily in the materials handling field.

In 2006 Hargreaves Services plc acquired Norec Ltd, and, following a rebranding exercise, the company name was changed to Hargreaves Industrial Services Ltd and the Hargreaves Industrial Services division was formed, a subsidiary of Hargreaves Services Group plc.

Hargreaves Industrial Services prestigious clientele includes, among others; Drax Power Limited Uniper, EDF Energy, EPUKi, CF Fertilisers, Scottish & Southern Energy, DB Cargo, Etex Building Performance, Severn Trent Water, Phillips 66, and many more.

Hargreaves' Industrial Services Division is now a leading provider of contracted services both operating in a wide range of sectors across the UK and internationally.  We offer term service and framework operation and maintenance contracts, as well as Full EPC Turnkey Engineering Projects, which includes design, supply, mechanical and electrical installation of client’s materials handling assets.

Corporate and Social Responsibility

Hargreaves Industrial Services recognise the impact our activities can have on our local community and the wider world around us.  Therefore, we focus our CSR efforts on being an integrated part of our culture, this includes achieving high standards of health and safety at all times, looking for opportunities to continually improve our environmental performance and supporting our employees to participate as active shareholders in the company.

We promote equal opportunities throughout our business and strive to achieve customer satisfaction in all aspects of our operations.

We actively support our local community through charitable contributions to initiatives in our area.

Hargreaves Industrial Services Ltd are successfully certificated to all major schemes including:

We are an active participant in recognised Safety Schemes in Procurement and embrace these within the foundation of everything we do.