Inspiring Tomorrow’s Engineers

December 20, 2016

Engineering was brought to life for students when they spent the day inside the Armstrong Works. Organised by the Engineering Development Trust (EDT), the three-day Routes into STEM programme aims to shine a light on to the wide range of rewarding careers that studying science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) can lead to. Following sessions on apprenticeships at TyneMet College and graduate courses at Northumbria University, the Y10 pupils spent their final day seeing engineering in action at Reece Group. …

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The Chairman’s Innovation Challenge

November 7, 2016

Young minds from across the Armstrong Works will be working together as they tackle the Chairman’s Innovation Challenge. September saw the launch of the group’s first Early Careers Programme as part of its investment in the long-term future of the business. Six new recruits join five existing employees from across the group’s companies, who are still in the early stages of their careers. During the two-year programme, they will gain a wide range of experience and take part in a …

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Partnership with Engineers Helps Grassroots Club Score with World’s Biggest Football Club

October 18, 2016

Real Madrid swapped the Bernabéu for Benwell when their coaches put young talent through their paces. Top coaching staff from the Spanish giants arrived on Monday for a week of masterclasses at Newcastle City Juniors. The Real Madrid Foundation Clinic gives boys and girls, aged from seven to 14, the chance to train like some of the greatest players in the world, including Cristiano Ronaldo, Sergio Ramos and Gareth Bale. Newcastle City Juniors, which includes Newcastle striker Adam Armstrong amongst …

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Attending ADS Defence & Aerospace Technology Roadshow

September 7, 2016

Responsive Engineering will be exhibiting at the 2016 ADS Defence & Aerospace Technology Roadshow from 12th – 30th September. Following on from successfully achieving AS 9100 accreditation, Responsive Engineering are excited to be entering the aerospace sector that will complement our current manufacturing capabilities. Our team would like to welcome current and new customers to our stand and if you would like to meet up during the course of the event get in touch.  

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Responsive Engineering Makes Airshow Debut

July 13, 2016

Responsive Engineering will showcase its expertise and world-class facilities at the Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) after being awarded the AS 9100 aerospace accreditation. The internationally recognised quality management standard is the firm’s ticket to enter the global aerospace market, which anticipates over 38,000 aircraft, valued at more than $5.6 trillion, to be needed over the next 20 years. The previous FIA generated a record of more than £140 billion in sales, with more than 1,500 exhibitors from 39 countries attending, …

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First Time At Farnborough Airshow 2016

July 5, 2016

Responsive Engineering will be exhibiting at the Farnborough Airshow from 11th – 17th July. Following on from successfully achieving AS 9100 accreditation, Responsive Engineering are excited to be entering the aerospace sector that will complement our current manufacturing capabilities. Find our team in Hall 1 Stand A86A part of the ADS pavillion where we would welcome current and new customers. If you would like to meet up during the course of the event get in touch.

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Defence Minister Praises World-Class Armstrong Works

June 24, 2016

Defence Minister, Philip Dunne MP, praised the unique manufacturing facilities at the Armstrong Works during his visit to the North East. The Minister, accompanied by Hexham MP, Guy Opperman, also highlighted the vital role of innovative SMEs in the MoD supply chain. Responsive Engineering retains the UK’s only remaining full capability to manufacture both steel and aluminium armoured structures. The Armstrong Works’ facilities, which include 50-tonne crane capacity, make the firm uniquely positioned to support Armed Forces suppliers worldwide. Pearson …

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Subcon 2016

May 27, 2016

We’re attending Subcon, the UK’s premier manufacturing supply chain show, on the 7th – 9th June at the Birmingham NEC. Our team will be on stand D45, where you can find out more details on our capabilities and wide range of expertise and experience in this sector. If you’d like to meet up during the course of the event, then please get in touch.

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Students’ Signs Take Pride of Place in Villages

May 17, 2016

Visitors to two Gateshead villages will receive a special welcome thanks to new road signs designed by local students. Young engineers from Thorp Academy in Ryton teamed up with Tyneside firm Responsive Engineering to develop their own unique creations that prove their pride in where they live. After designing the signs in school, the students went along to the Armstrong Works, Newcastle, where they saw their plans take shape on the water cutting machines. The signs have been made out …

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Geordie Symphony School Injects Some STEAM into STEM

April 24, 2016

Talented young musicians visited the Armstrong Works to highlight the vital role of creativity in science. Children from the famous BBC programme ‘The Geordie Symphony School’ joined staff for a rare chance to see one of the world’s oldest working traction engines in action. Mary Margaret, built in 1889, is on loan to the factory from Michael Davison, a keen enthusiast introduced by Beamish museum. During their visit the youngsters performed their latest composition, ‘Tuba Train.’ They then found out …

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