Westmoor Engineering Celebrate National Apprenticeship Week

March 10th, 2017

Apprentices are something we feel passionately about supporting. Renown aims to have a constant level of approximately 10 apprentices at a time.  We feel like they bring a fresh approach to the Group, and as they are currently studying engineering, they have new ideas that they love exploring with their colleagues.  Apprenticeships provide young people with […]

Renown Group passes audit

November 1st, 2016

LRQA recently completed a surveillance audit on the Renown Group. This involved a 3-day surveillance visit across two of our sites (Renown Oil and Gas, based in Washington, and PJ Engineering, based in South Shields), and was completed in accordance with the visit requirements outlined in the audit program. At PJ Engineering, the following processes […]

Jamie earns top qualification

October 21st, 2016

Renown Group are incredibly proud to announce that one of our employees has earned a top specialist coating certification. 23-year-old Jamie Gilroy is one of our NACE certified coatings inspectors at the Cramlington site. He is responsible for inspecting coating systems applied to our products and provides technical assistance for all of our projects. This […]

St Lucia doors ready to ship

October 7th, 2016

Today, Westmoor Engineering finished the watertight doors destined for Caribbean island, St Lucia. Westmoor secured the contract for three Series 1000 Utility doors that protect against flood defence. The high-specification doors needed to protect against flooding, whilst also providing easy daily access. The doors were designed and manufactured in-house and were constructed from steel with a […]

Renown celebrates 30 years

September 19th, 2016

As Renown Engineering celebrates 30 years in the business, the Group looks back on its growth from a small fabrication company to a thriving business spanning 7 companies and 3 sites able to survive the oil and gas crisis. Renown Group started its journey back in 1986 when Messrs Rennie and Brown combined their names to create Renown […]

Pensher Skytech Re-appointed Once Again

September 6th, 2016

  Pensher Skytech are thrilled to have been asked to work with Lakort once again. Last year Pensher installed £285,000 worth of blast resistant doors for Hungary-based company, Lakort. The modular-specialist firm were impressed with the quality and communication from the team and have placed an additional order with us. John Richardson, Pensher Skytech’s Commercial […]

Renown’s latest project sets sail

August 30th, 2016

Renown Group have successfully completed a £35,000 fabrication project for a leading global maritime service provider. The client specialises in building and maintaining equipment and vessels for offshore oil and gas industries. The traversing fabrication that we completed is a component of a locking/latch mechanism, which will ultimately end up as part of much larger […]

Pensher Skytech work on BP South Caucasus Pipeline

August 26th, 2016

Pensher Skytech are continuing with the second part of significant oil and gas project. Pensher are working with ENKA, a Turkish engineering and construction company as part of South Caucasus Pipeline Company and BP’s South Caucasus Pipeline Expansion Project (SCPX). We had previously worked on this project last year, designing and installing a range of […]

Renown Group provide engineering solutions to top car manufacturer

August 12th, 2016

Renown Group are privileged to be working on a lucrative project for a global motor manufacturing giant. The North East engineering firm’s capabilities was required for six specialist gas tight doors for the car production line. The £30,000 gas tight doors are required in a recent upgrade of the firm’s facilities and will be used […]

We’re in the press!

August 4th, 2016

Renown Group have recently been featured by Insider Media Limited and became the most-read story of the day. The article looks at how Renown Group has been able to overcome challenging economic and trading conditions to actually increase sales and make a profit. Because the Group has such a diversity in sectors, we are always […]