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Who are we?

British Engines is a leading engineering group working across the globe. Our seven businesses design and manufacture technology leading products for a wide range of industries including the oil and gas, chemical, marine, construction and agriculture sectors.

British Engines was founded in Newcastle upon Tyne in 1922, building on the region’s rich engineering heritage and local skills base. The group now employs over 1,500 people.

Where are we?

Our businesses are all based in North East England; we have seven factories in the region, as far north as Cramlington and as far south as Durham.

These factories are supported by a network of offices in key locations around the world.  We have offices in 16 countries including America, Australia, South Africa, Singapore, Russia, India and throughout Europe.

What do we do?

We offer best in class solutions designed in-house by our engineers and made by our skilled workers within our integrated production facilities. Our products range from cable glands and cleats to hydraulic pumps and motors; and from valves and actuators to power transmission products, complemented by our export and sub-contract machining services. Click here to find out more.

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    Supporting International Women in Engineering Day

    British Engines commit significant resources into encouraging new talent into the engineering industry. We actively encourage employees from across the group to participate in a range of events, from Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) ...
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  • Wendy Tatters, British Engines Group HR Manager

    What do engineering employers really want?

    Have you just left university looking for your first engineering job? Maybe you just fancy a change in your career? Before you start applying for jobs, why not give yourself a competitive advantage by understanding what it is that employers are lo...
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  • Elaine Roy

    Apprenticeships - challenging perceptions

      At British Engines we believe that our apprentices are the foundation of our business, investing in young people, is an investment in the future of our business. We have trained over 800 apprentices since 1966. Despite gaining increased ...
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