Businesses keep sailing experience afloat

Teesside businesses have provided the funding to keep afloat a life lasting experience for Hartlepool youngsters. Stainless steel specialist Paralloy, Engineering business Francis Brown and AJC Financial Management have helped the Tees and Hartlepool Yacht Club (THYC) to reach its target after a generous grant from the National Lottery Community Fund fell just short. The…

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Mayor backs King’s Award company’s growth plans

The boss of a Teesside firm, which has just been recognised with the UK’s top business award, has revealed further expansion plans during a visit by Middlesbrough Mayor Chris Cooke.  Paralloy has had a meteoric rise since new owners acquired the business less than five years ago. Revenue has increased three-fold, the workforce has more…

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King’s Award for stainless steel specialist Paralloy

The achievements of Teesside stainless steel specialist Paralloy have been recognised with the award of the UK’s top honour for business.  The company will receive the prestigious King’s Award for Enterprise for excellence in International Trade. Chief Executive Officer Robert McGowan said: “This is such an honour and a great reward for everybody at Paralloy…

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Flying the flag for Teesside steel making

A hundred years after Teesside steel was chosen to build the Sydney Harbour Bridge, another global landmark project is relying on the ingenuity and expertise found thousands of miles away in the North East of England.  On 24 March 1924 the contract for the Sydney Bridge was awarded to Middlesbrough company Dorman Long, one of…

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Top award for Teesside stainless steel specialist

Teesside stainless steel specialist Paralloy has won a top UK industry award – its fourth in just over six months.  The company was recognised for its Business Growth and Strategy at the prestigious Make UK Manufacturing Awards during a ceremony at St Paul’s Cathedral in London. Paralloy Ltd had already been named the winner of…

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