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Who are we?

British Engines is a leading engineering group working across the globe. Our eight businesses design and manufacture technology leading products for, as well as provide services to, 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 1,600 people.

Where are we?

Our businesses are all based in North East England; we have seven manufacturing facilities 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 17 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.

  • Employee Stories
    Elliot, CNC Machinist, CMP Products

    My career so far: Meet Elliott, CNC Machinist, CMP

    Elliott joined CMP, part of the British Engines Group, back in 2013. He began his career on the British Engines apprenticeship scheme, fast forward six years and Elliot is now working full time as a CNC Machinist having completed his apprenticeship. ...
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  • What do I need to become an engineering apprentice at British Engines?

    5 benefits of an engineering apprenticeship

    Applications for our north east based engineering apprenticeship scheme are now open, so we’ve explored five benefits of an engineering apprenticeship to help you decide if an apprenticeship is right for you. Or why not click here to find out what...
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  • Company News
    British Engines Awards 2019

    What happened in 1994?

    Next week we will be hosting the British Engines Annual Awards 2019! We will be celebrating the achievements of our apprentices, those apprentices in their final year, and also employees from across the group who have been with the company for 25 ...
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