Wilton News

Bill Scott awarded OBE for services to industry and local community in Queen’s New Year’s Honours 2nd January, 2019

Bill Scott, Chief Executive of Wilton Engineering has been awarded the Order of the British Empire (OBE) for services to the engineering, oil & gas and offshore wind sectors and the local Teesside community in the 2019 Queen’s New Year’s Honours. Bill, from Middlesbrough, founded Wilton Engineering with his business partner Steve Glenn, in 1994 […]

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Growing business establishes itself on Wilton Group site 17th December, 2018

Wilton Group has welcomed the latest business to establish itself at its extensive 54-acre Port Clarence facility. Tees Valley Inspection (TVI) joins Wilton Engineering, Universal Coatings and recent arrivals Stobart Energy, which opened its wood management centre on the site in September. The business – which carries out Non Destructive Testing (NDT) – was formed […]

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Universal Coatings has painter training covered with new accreditation 10th December, 2018

Universal Coatings has gained an important accreditation to support the ongoing skills development of its workforce. The company, which is part of the Wilton Group, will deliver the Society for Protective Coatings’ ‘TrainthePainter’ courses for its employees as part of its commitment to delivering high quality products and improving quality standards. SSPC Train the painter […]

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First Transition Pieces depart Wilton Engineering for Hornsea Project One 21st November, 2018

Wilton Engineering has completed its first tranche of offshore wind farm structures, which have departed its Teesside base for the North Sea. The four 340-tonne Transition Pieces for offshore wind turbines are part of a project for German company Steelwind to provide 21 structures for Ørsted’s Hornsea Project One. Completed at Wilton Engineering’s vast fabrication […]

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Stobart Energy boosts jobs in North East with new wood management site 7th September, 2018

Stobart Energy will create 40 direct jobs in the North East of England when it opens a new wood management site today. The business has based itself on a facility directly adjacent to the River Tees, which has its own quay within Port Clarence, on the outskirts of Stockton-On-Tees, for the 16-acre multipurpose site. Stobart […]

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Tees Valley Mayor opens £3m offshore wind facility at Port Clarence Offshore Base 21st June, 2018

Wilton Group has unveiled a £3 million state-of-the-art coatings facility for offshore wind turbine components, which was officially opened by Tees Valley metro mayor Ben Houchen. The Preparation & Coatings Facility, which is located at the 54-acre Port Clarence Base and operated by Wilton Group member Universal Coatings, is part of a continued investment programme […]

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