Engineering Industry Roundup: June 2017

July 4th, 2017

June 2017 has been a big month for the engineering and manufacturing industry. Reports and surveys have been produced reviewing the first six months in the sector and show that manufacturing demand is at the highest it has been for decades, despite the results of the EU Referendum and recent General Election. There’s been continuous […]

Managing Director Receives Fellowship

June 7th, 2017

Renown Group is delighted to announce that their Managing Director, John Hamilton, has been elected a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. By becoming a Fellow, John has achieved the highest level of elected membership, by demonstrating his hard work and exceptional commitment to the mechanical engineering profession. As an elected Member, he has […]

Engineering Industry Roundup: May 2017

June 1st, 2017

Welcome back to this month’s industry roundup. Every month we take the biggest and latest stories in engineering and manufacturing and snapshot them into this handy monthly roundup.  May has been a big month in the world of engineering and manufacturing as more work continues to be done to close the skills shortage gap that […]

90% of UK Manufacturers Call on Government for Changes

May 19th, 2017

A recent survey has found that the majority of UK manufacturers are urging the government to make some significant changes to the way young people are being encouraged into a career in engineering. The poll was carried out by Subcon, the UK’s premier manufacturing supply chain show, and leading industry magazine, The Engineer, in the […]

STEM in Schools Initiative

May 12th, 2017

An initiative has been launched to encourage STEM engagement in schools. One of the UK’s leading engineering magazines, The Engineer, is searching for effective and inspiring examples of engagement with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) subjects in schools. The challenge is on for organisations to get involved to help encourage youngsters to become more […]

Renown Wins Blyth Wind Farm Project Contract.

May 8th, 2017

Renown Engineering is delighted to be working alongside fellow North East companies on a multi-million-pound offshore wind farm. Renown won the order from leading civil engineering contractor, BAM Nuttall, to manufacture watertight hatches for EDF Energy Renewables’ Blyth Offshore Demonstrator Wind Farm Project. The hatches are manufactured from steel and have a unique design that […]

Engineering Industry Roundup: April 2017

May 3rd, 2017

  Renown Engineering is bringing you the biggest stories and latest news in the engineering, fabrication, and manufacturing industry in a bitesize industry roundup. This month we are looking at the continuing optimism in the UK manufacturing industry, improvements in the defence sector, and the North East’s focus on R&D. Optimism in UK Manufacturing Continues […]

Project Engineer, Lydia, Speaks at Zurich Conference

April 25th, 2017

Renown Engineering is proud to have seen their project engineer, Lydia, presenting at a conference in Zurich, Switzerland last week. Lydia attended the 19th International Conference on Metal Forming and Machining Processes (ICMFMP) where she presented her research paper – Process Optimisation for Internal Cylindrical Rough Turning of Nickel Alloy 625 Weld Overlay. The conference, […]

Renown Installs Powder Coating Facility

April 18th, 2017

 Renown Engineering is delighted to announce the completion of their brand new in-house powder coating facility. The investment in their headquarters at Cramlington is expected to improve completion of projects. The powder coating facility will allow Renown Engineering to offer quicker lead times, lower costs, improve efficiency, and will ensure Renown has full control over […]

March Industry Round-Up

April 7th, 2017

March’s edition of our industry round-up will get you up to speed with the latest engineering and manufacturing news. This month explores the optimistic outlook for the future of UK manufacturing, and Jaguar Land Rover building a new design and engineering facility. Optimism for the UK Manufacturing Industry Following Brexit in June 2016, there was […]