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6th May 2016

Newcastle company launches technology to help reduce levels of sugar and salt in food

CRL has built a new food factory in Gosforth to showcase its system that transforms the way food is processed. A Newcastle firm has invested in a new factory to launch game-changing technology that could...

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18th May 2015


On 6th May, the Chairman of Reece Group, North East engineer and entrepreneur, John Reece, visited Buckingham Palace to receive his MBE, announced in the New Year Honours List. Awarded for services to engineering, manufacturing...

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2nd April 2015

Minister of State for Skills visits Armstrong Works

Reece Group was delighted to receive a visit from Nick Boles MP, Minister of State for Skills and Equalities accompanied by Guy Opperman MP for Hexham. The Minister was interested in how the business was...

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5th December 2014

Pearson Engineering Selected for British Army’s Challenger 2 Tank project

Pearson Engineering has been selected to undertake a structural scanning assessment of the British Army’s Challenger 2 tank fleet by inspecting and non-destructive testing (NDT) of up to 60 vehicle hulls.  The £1.129m contract will...

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24th October 2014

Reece Group welcomes Royal visitor at Armstrong Works

Armstrong Works, Newcastle’s iconic engineering site and home to the Reece Group’s portfolio of innovative engineering companies including Pearson Engineering was given royal approval yesterday by the HRH The Duke of Kent. His Royal Highness...

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26th August 2014


Following the Reece Group’s acquisition of Armstrong Works in 2012, the first of its pioneering engineering companies has started its move into the iconic Scotswood Road site, marking a new era for engineering on the...

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7th August 2014

Pearson Engineering celebrates further success in the Middle East

Pearson Engineering is proud to announce that it has been awarded a contract by FFG of Germany to supply Mine Breaching Systems for use on its Wisent II Armoured Engineer Vehicles (AEV). These powerful systems...

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11th January 2013

Dr Alan Reece 1927-2012

Dr Alan Richard Reece, founder of the Reece Group and one of the most successful engineering entrepreneurs of his generation, has died on Tyneside at the age of 85. Recognised as an inspired mechanical designer...

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30th November 2012

Reece Group buys Responsive Engineering

Reece Group has acquired Gateshead-based Responsive Engineering, which provides sub contract manufacturing services including machining, welding, pressing, assembly, testing as well as laser and waterjet cutting, mainly to the subseas, oil and gas industry, power generation...

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9th October 2012


Pearson Engineering has been presented with Queen’s Award for Enterprise and Innovation. On 18th September 2012, Nigel Sherlock, Lord- Lieutenant of Tyne and Wear was welcomed to Pearson Engineering by Chairman, John Reece and Managing...

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