PJ Engineering Celebrate National Apprenticeship Week

March 10th, 2017

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

Pensher Skytech Website Revamps

January 5th, 2017

Renown Group is delighted to see the first of their website revamps live. Since the appointment of their new Marketing Officer in April 2016, the Group has decided to redesign all 7 websites, making them more modern, updated, and mobile friendly.   Renown has been working with web design agency, Moosch Media, to create sleek, […]

Pensher Skytech Windows Installed at East Midlands Airport

December 20th, 2016

Pensher Skytech recently installed some unique high-performance windows at East Midlands Airport. The windows encompass an acoustic rating and a 2-hour (EI120) fire rating and were designed by the Pensher Skytech team for the extension to the cargo hub at East Midlands Airport. The windows encompass a fire rating to protect the workers from any […]

Pensher Skytech Blast Doors Installed at Data Centre in Singapore

December 14th, 2016

One of Renown Group’s subsidiary’s, Pensher Skytech, have recently completed a significant security project in Singapore. The security of the world’s digital data is a critical part of international infrastructure. The threat to the cyber world is not just from malicious hackers. It is clear that national and international data centres themselves need the physical […]

Renown Group successfully 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 […]

PJ Engineering passes ISO 3834 audit

October 13th, 2016

Renown Group have successfully completed their first surveillance audit since acquiring the BS EN ISO 3834 accreditation back in 2015. The assessment was conducted in 2 of our 3 manufacturing sites by The Welding Institute. No NCR’s or Observations were raised confirming full compliance to the standard. We were delighted that the systems we have […]

Major manufacturing and commercial site coming to Sunderland

October 5th, 2016

  We were delighted to read the news this morning that a major manufacturing and commercial site is being built in Sunderland. The Wear Point 55 development is to be situated next to Sunderland’s Nissan factory, which could create more than 1,300 new jobs. It has the potential to deliver more than 1m sq ft […]

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 […]

10 years for Renown Quality Manager

September 13th, 2016

We would like to wish our Quality Manager, Dale Dreyer, a big congratulations on 10 years at Renown Group! Dale is the only employee at Renown Group to have been both an apprentice and a graduate. He began as a Machining Apprentice in 2006 before qualifying as a CNC Lathe Programmer and Operator in 2010. […]