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News Archive


High praise for our Middlesbrough branch

Date Posted: 02/08/18 Congratulations are in order for the staff of our Middlesbrough branch, earning some high praise after working extremely hard & efficiently for a client.  Our team arrived on site to scope out the work, fabricate new parts and install them, all within the space of three days. A second instance saw our hard working team show up on site to grind & re-galvanise spring assisted lids, showing up at 7:30am and having the job done by 11am. Speaking on our team, our client said:... > More

Half a century for our Ken

Date Posted: 16/07/18 The year 1968; the Ford Escort is launched, Dad's Army airs for the first time on the BBC, and a young man named Ken Leese began working at a company named Deritend at their Walsall Rolling Mill Works. Fifty years later, we're sad to be saying goodbye to Ken after he retired on Friday, but delighted to celebrate half a century's service with the company at a presentation at our West Bromwich branch on Friday.  We'd like to thank Ken for his countless years of service... > More

Midlands branch secure £500k motors contract

Date Posted: 16/07/18 Congratulations to Deritend's Midlands team on securing a contract to supply, modify and install 10HV Motors to one of the UK’s largest water utilities.  The contract, worth in excess of £500k, to supply 10 HV ABB machines was awarded to Deritend via Costain, despite tough competition.  Once again this demonstrates our enviable position of being the engineering service provider of choice to most of the UK’s major utility companies. Well done team! > More

Relocation of Luton Facility

Date Posted: 16/01/18 Our Luton operations are moving to 27 Scott Road Industrial Estate, Sundon Park, Luton, LU3 3BF this week! > More

Fixed Efficiency Monitoring success...

Date Posted: 03/02/17 The Deritend Group are delighted to announce that they have successfully secured a further roll out of fixed pump efficiency monitoring with Severn Trent Water, provider of water and sewerage services to over seven million customers in central England and parts of Wales. The roll-out will see up to 81 pumps permanently monitored across 17 systems on 7 water treatment plants &/or pumping stations.   The contract for installation of thermodynamic test equipment forms part of Severn... > More

65 Not Out for Deritend's Longest Serving Employee

Date Posted: 08/07/16 We'd like to say a very, very happy birthday to Wolverhampton's very own Pete Kumar, who turns 65 on Saturday! But there's no retirement party just yet for our Pete, after 49 years with the business, we're pleased to say we'll be benefiting from his extensive knowledge of motors, and years of experience for some time. However, we just simply couldn't go without marking this special day for Pete, with cake and a present, with colleagues in attendance to salute... > More