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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 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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