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18th May 2015

NATIONAL HONOUR FOR NORTH EAST ENGINEER

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

FIRST REECE COMPANY RESPONSIVE ENGINEERING STARTS ITS MOVE INTO ARMSTRONG WORKS

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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7th May 2014

Reece Group Launches New Division

The Reece Group is bolstering its portfolio of companies with the launch of a new research and development division. The Reece Group incorporates the likes of Pearson Engineering in Walker, Responsive Engineering in Gateshead and...

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3rd October 2013

REECE GROUP COMPLETES THIRD ACQUISITION IN 18 MONTHS

As part of its continuing strategy to create a diverse engineering business, the Reece Group has acquired a 100% stake in Pipe Coil Technology Ltd. The Reece Group is the holding company for a number...

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5th August 2013

MANUFACTURING TO CONTINUE ON LANDMARK SCOTSWOOD ROAD SITE

The Reece Group is pleased to announce that it has completed the purchase of the BAE Systems, Scotswood Road manufacturing facility. The group is one of the leading North East engineering businesses with over 500...

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5th August 2013

PEARSON ENGINEERING FIELDS SUPER LIGHT WEIGHT ROLLER WITH BRITISH ARMY

Pearson Engineering’s newest counter-IED system to go into production, the Super Light Weight Roller (SLWR) has been recently fielded in Afghanistan by the British Army.  The roller, based on the Self-Protection Adaptive Roller Kit (SPARK)...

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