Engineering Industry Roundup: July 2017

July has been a huge month in the world of manufacturing and engineering. There have been too many positive news stories about the industry to fit in our roundup so we’ve summarised all of the positive UK manufacturing stories from July in our blog post. In other news though, details have been announced for the…

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Engineering Industry Roundup: June 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…

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Managing Director Receives Fellowship

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…

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Engineering Industry Roundup: May 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…

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90% of UK Manufacturers Call on Government for Changes

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…

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STEM in Schools Initiative

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…

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Renown Wins Blyth Wind Farm Project Contract.

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…

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Engineering Industry Roundup: April 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…

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Project Engineer, Lydia, Speaks at Zurich Conference

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,…

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