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News   |   28-11-18

National industry recognition for Tharsus’ business model

By Alex Latimer

The Manufacturer MX (manufacturing excellence) awards partner with The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE). Together, they recognise outstanding manufacturing businesses across the country. At this year’s ceremony Tharsus was named winner in the Most Progressive SME category- recognising Tharsus’ pioneering business model.  

News   |   01-11-18

Brian Palmer leadership award in Automation and Robotics

By Alex Latimer

Tharsus Group CEO Brian Palmer has been named winner of the leadership award category at the EEF awards regional celebration lunch.. The EEF Future Manufacturing Awards celebrate the UK Manufacturing Industry; the people, the innovations and the hard work that goes into making some of the world’s finest products. The stories of the winners and shortlisted candidates are regarded as...

News   |   20-09-18

Brian Palmer elected Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering

By Alex Latimer

This week saw our CEO, Brian Palmer become one of the top 50 engineers from the UK and around the world elected as Fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering. This honour recognised Brian for outstanding and continuing contributions to the engineering profession.

News   |   28-06-18

One of the best places to work. It’s official!

By Kerry Patterson

Tharsus is officially one of the region’s best places to work What an announcement. Tharsus is one of the region’s best places to work. This came after a competition organised by The Journal as part of ncjMedia’s Invest in the North East campaign. The campaign is all about showing people how great the region actually is for a place to...

News   |   23-04-18

Brian Palmer shortlisted for EY Entrepreneur of the Year

By Andrew Nicholson

Our CEO, Brian Palmer has been shortlisted for EY Regional Entrepreneur of the Year. Entrepreneur Of The Year UK has been celebrating, supporting and connecting entrepreneurs since it first launched in the UK more than 20 years ago. The programme runs in four regions in the UK before going Global – London & South, Midlands, North, and Scotland.

News   |   08-03-18

Chat with an apprentice: Rebecca Henry

By Kerry Patterson

Industries like our own based in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields are still struggling to attract women, with latest estimates suggesting that only 21 per cent of the UK’s STEM workforce is female. Rebecca is just one member of our female workforce demonstrating an innate talent for engineering and with a lot to bring to the sector.

News   |   03-03-18

UK needs robots to safeguard jobs says Commons Report

By Alex Latimer

In the report ‘Automation and the Future of Work’ the Commons Business Energy and Strategy Committee (BEIS) says the UK has a real opportunity to ‘lead and succeed’ in the automation space. It goes on to say that far from taking UK jobs, automation with create them, by increasing the UK’s productivity and blocking out competition from overseas.  This it...

News   |   23-06-02

International Women in Engineering Day 2020

By Kerry Patterson

How does engineering shape the world? At Universal Wolf and Tharsus, we are celebrating International Women in Engineering Day 2020 by introducing you to some of our fantastic female engineers.

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