QA Weld Tech named as one of the 50 fastest growing companies in the North East

QA Weld Tech has been named as one of the 50 fastest growing companies across the North East.

The company is listed in the Ward Hadaway North East Fastest 50 for 2016, a run-down of the fastest growing businesses in the region put together by UK Top 100 law firm Ward Hadaway.
The Ward Hadaway North East Fastest 50 highlights and celebrates the achievements of fast-growing, profitable companies in the region by compiling and publishing an annual list of the 50 fastest growing privately-owned businesses across the North East.

QA Weld Tech has made it into the 2016 list after achieving three years of strong turnover growth whilst still remaining profitable.

QA Weld Tech will now go forward to the Ward Hadaway North East Fastest 50 Awards 2016 on October 14.

The Ward Hadaway North East Fastest 50 has been published every year since 1998 and is compiled and organised by law firm Ward Hadaway, which has offices in Newcastle, Leeds and Manchester.

Jamie Martin, Managing Partner at Ward Hadaway, said: “We congratulate QA Weld Tech and every company in the Ward Hadaway North East Fastest 50 for 2016 for their achievements in making this year’s list.

“The Fastest 50 shows what terrific companies we have in the region and underlines what a great place the North East is to do business.”

QA Weld Tech wins Supplier Award

QA Weld Tech are delighted to have been awarded Bronze Supplier Status by Cameron Subsea, Leeds, recognising six consecutive months of achieving targets for quality and on-time delivery.

QA Weld Tech wins award for Block 31 Angolan Development Program

During the recent Open day held at QA Weld Tech’s new offices in Bowes Road a surprise visitor was Saskia Macfarlane, Purchasing Manager of Heerema Marine Contractors Nederland BV, who had been tasked with presenting the Company with an Award Plaque of Excellence to show appreciation for the commitment and work performed on the Block 31 PSVM Project.

Block 31 is BP’s ultra deep water development off the coast of Angola. QA Weld Tech’s part in the project involved the supply of WeldLinks, J-lay collars, interface spools and transition pieces to Heerema who were contracted to fabricate 44 sub-sea structures to enable extraction of oil in water depths of over 2000m.

QA Weld Tech wins Cameron Supplier Awards

QA Weld Tech is delighted to have been awarded Supplier of the Year for 2011 for Continuous Improvement in People, Processes and Facility, and Supplier of the Year for 2011 for most Proactive Company in HSE by Cameron Ltd.

The awards were presented by Chris Denton, Purchasing Manager of Cameron Leeds, and Martin Wright, Director of Procurement Sub-sea at an Open Day event held at our new offices in Bowes Road. Cameron present four of these awards to their suppliers Worldwide and this is the first time a supplier has won two of them in a single year.

QA Weld Tech wins Teesside Manufacturer of the Year

Fighting off strong competition, QA Weld Tech won the 2012 Manufacturer of the Year title for the Teesside region at the prestigious NE Business Awards, held at Teesside University in March.
Impressing the judges in areas of quality, innovation, investment in people and equipment, sales performance, and markets served, the award recognises the achievements of the 60 strong workforce over the last 12 months.

Charles Tighe, MD of QA Weld Tech said “The whole Company is tremendously proud to have won this Award. We have gone through a period of unprecedented growth in the last three years, investing in both personnel and equipment to make sure that we are ready to meet the challenges the engineering industry faces in the forthcoming years. We are delighted that these efforts have been recognised.”

The Company now goes into the Regional Final to compete against the best businesses from Tyneside, Durham and Wearside.