Responsive Engineering to Attend the North East’s Largest Offshore Wind Event

October 3, 2019

On November 7th Responsive Engineering will be attending the North East’s largest offshore wind event, Offshore Wind North East (OWNE), organised by NOF and Energi Coast. The event is held in Eagles Community Arena, which is just two miles down the road from Responsive Engineering’s main facility, Armstrong Works. With our extensive experience in the energy industry, we look forward to exploring the offshore wind sector further. Early in 2019 the UK Government announced their goal to have a third of …

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Responsive Engineering to Fly the Flag for North East Manufacturing at DSEI

August 27, 2019

Responsive Engineering is proud to announce that we are attending DSEI 2019. DSEI is the world’s leading defence and security event and is expected to host over 35,000 attendees this year. For the first time, it is hosting a Manufacturing Hub – an exclusive area for Tier 2, 3 and 4 suppliers to strengthen their relationships in the defence industry. We have a wealth of experience in manufacturing for the defence sector. Our site – Armstrong Works in Newcastle, formerly known …

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Come See Us at Rolling Stock Networking

June 3, 2019

Responsive Engineering is pleased to announce that we will be exhibiting at the first Rolling Stock Networking (RSN) event. RSN, which takes place next month in Derby, aims to give companies of all sizes that are active in the rolling stock sector the opportunity to network with potential customers and suppliers. Since achieving the EN 15085 qualification for the welding of railway vehicles and components, the team at Responsive Engineering have gained a wealth of experience in the sector, winning …

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Former Footballer Kicks off his Engineering Career with Responsive Engineering

March 25, 2019

A former rising star of North East football has left behind life on the pitch to kick-off a career in engineering. Talented midfielder, John McReady, is now in his fourth and final year of an apprenticeship at Responsive Engineering. John, 26, joined Darlington FC as a 10-year-old and went on to play in the first-team squad. In 2010, he signed for York City before moving to FC Halifax Town. But after living out his childhood dream of being a professional …

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Girl Guides Race to the Finals of National Robotics Competition

March 11, 2019

Young engineers will fly the flag for North East Girl Guiding in the finals of the Tomorrow’s Engineers EEP Robotics Challenge after winning a unique heat. Over 100 guides from across the region designed, built and programmed robots with LEGO Mindstorm and then went head-to-head at Reece Group’s Armstrong Works. The three top teams of 3rd Hexham, Morpeth and Division B (North Tyneside) will now join other winners from across the UK and compete in the final at The Big …

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Investment in Additive Manufacturing Brings Contract Win for Responsive Engineering

February 19, 2019

Robotic welding equipment is enabling Responsive Engineering to continue its expansion into the rail and energy markets. Following contracts to provide parts for London’s Elizabeth Line, part of the Crossrail development, the business has won further contracts to manufacture products for leading rail customers in the UK and Greece. Robotic welding equipment, including a Kuka KR 240L 180 robot, a Mazak VTC800/30SR and two Fanuc M-6i-100i machines, lovingly named Ant and Dec. This enables the firm to offer an expanded …

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Subsea Expo 2019

January 7, 2019

Responsive Engineering is pleased to announce our attendance for the sixth consecutive year to Subsea Expo 2019. Subsea Expo, organised by Subsea UK, is the world’s largest subsea exhibition and conference and is free to attend. Responsive Engineering will be exhibiting at stand 144, just past the registration area for the event. If you would like to arrange a meeting, please contact us. We look forward to seeing you there.

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Reece Group Welcomes Prime Minister Theresa May to Armstrong Works

July 24, 2018

Reece Group was pleased to welcome Prime Minister Theresa May to the Armstrong Works when the cabinet met in the North East as part of the Great Exhibition of the North. The Prime Minister found out more about the diverse work of the group’s engineering companies and met with apprentices before taking questions from employees on issues including Brexit and investment in skills. Mrs May said that discussions at today’s Cabinet meeting focussed on implementing the Government’s Modern Industrial Strategy, …

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Responsive Engineering Partners with North East Firm Lockpoint in Fight Against Cash Point Thieves

May 5, 2018

North East MP Alan Campbell visited Responsive Engineering to find out how the firm is using the latest technology to protect cash machines from thieves. Responsive Engineering is working in partnership with North Tyneside-based Lockpoint to manufacture its Gryphon security device that has thwarted ATM thefts across the country. The Gryphon provides an “intelligent” barrier of steel to bolster cash machines against a variety of dangerous attacks, including explosive gas and ram raids. In gas attacks, the thieves inject gas …

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Reece Foundation Supports Great Exhibition of the North to Inspire the Next Generation of Innovative Engineers

March 21, 2018

Children and young people across the UK will have the opportunity to take part in the biggest event in England this year, Great Exhibition of the North, following the launch of a dedicated schools’ programme that celebrates the North of England. From volunteering and school visits to creative competitions and classroom resources, the Great Exhibition of the North schools’ programme is designed to give children and young people in England and Wales the chance to celebrate the North in 2018 …

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