Wilton News

Wilton welcomes Offshore Wind Industry Sector Deal 7th March, 2019

Wilton Engineering has welcomed the new Sector Deal for the Offshore Wind industry with Government, which can attract substantial inward investment and help create thousands of jobs in the supply chain. In 2018, Wilton commissioned a report, produced by Sir Michael Fallon MP, the former Energy Minister and launched at an event on Teesside with […]

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Wilton Engineering scoops Board of Trade Award from Department of International Trade 1st March, 2019

Wilton Engineering has received a Board of Trade Award from the Department of International Trade. The Middlesbrough-based company is one of a small number of organisations from the Northern Powerhouse region of England to be presented with the 2019 award that celebrates businesses that bring innovation and prosperity to the UK. Announced by the Secretary […]

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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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