Anthony Jones, Managing Director of Mech-Tool Engineering (MTE) Ltd (left) and Bryan Bunn, Managing Director of Nortech (right), sign the new agreement between the two companies
Tees Valley-based engineering service provider, Nortech Group, has secured a new partnering agreement with Mech-Tool Engineering Ltd (MTE), to enhance its project-based engineering design expertise.
The agreement is part of MTE’s strategic partner network programme, which enables the company to utilise a broad range of skills and competencies from within the engineering supply chain to provide consistent, efficient solution.
Based in the North-East, MTE supplies solutions that protect people and equipment from fire, blast and radiant heat hazards in sectors including offshore and onshore oil and gas, nuclear, renewable energy, chemical and petrochemical sectors.
It has multiple facilities offices in Darlington, Middlesbrough and Aberdeen in the UK and international divisions in South Korea, Abu Dhabi, India, Malaysia and Houston, Texas.
The new strategic partner framework agreement builds upon the existing relationship between Nortech and MTE, which has included projects in the UK and Middle East markets.
Nortech Group delivers engineering design, consultancy, and staffing solutions to clients in the oil and gas, energy, chemical and petrochemical industries.
Headquartered at Wynyard in the Tees Valley and with an office Aberdeen, the group also has a presence in the Middle East through its joint venture company, Al Dhabi Nortech Engineering Consultancy LLC in Abu Dhabi.
Anthony Jones, managing director of MTE, said: “We are pleased to confirm this new partnership with Nortech, which will help us strengthen and expand our design engineering capabilities. Our Strategic Partner framework agreements enables MTE to maximise on the agile and experienced supply chain that exists in the UK enabling the business to focus on our core expertise. This will ensure the most efficient and effective project delivery that meets the high standards and requirments of our global customer base.”
Bryan Bunn, managing director of Nortech, said: “This new partner framework agreement is a significant development for our long-standing relationship with Mech-Tool and will allow the two companies to work in closer synergy. We have a strong understanding of MTE’s operations and values and will support its objectives through the management and delivery of project-based design engineering services.”
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