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Wilton Centre News Archive

2010 News Archive

December 2010

Green energy in the air for Wilton Centre

The Wilton Centre is to investigate the possibility of producing clean, green renewable energy at its site.

October 2010

First resident named for Incubator

Work is pressing ahead on the Innovation Accelerator Incubator, a 10,000 sq ft facility incorporating specialist laboratories and office space at The Wilton Centre.

Company drives windfarm project from Centre base

EDF Energy Renewables has opened an office at The Wilton Centre as it continues to develop green technologies on Teesside.

Work on facility progressing well

Construction work on the £12m expansion of CPI’s National Industrial Biotechnology Facility (NIBF) moved on significantly over the Summer.

Recruitment company turns in another strong performance

TechConsult UK Ltd, based at The Wilton Centre, recorded an increase in turnover of 40% despite trading in difficult economic conditions.

Spreading the word about foreign markets

A team of twelve chemical sector specialists visited The Wilton Centre at the end of September to advise companies on growing their business in overseas markets.

Pioneering Anaerobic Digestion process developed by new company

A new process that mimics the digestive processes of ruminants such as cattle and sheep is expected to make a major advance in the way organic waste and biomass crops are converted into bio-fuels.

Companies back research into carbon capture

Leading companies on Teesside have come together to explore the potential for an industrial Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) system.

Expansion helps firm to motor ahead

Centre resident Auto Executive Limited has continued its expansion by buying out one of its competitors. The company has bought E.X.E Cars Ltd, making it the largest executive hire company in the area.

Lecture Theatre given a new look

Following on from the successful alterations to the Exhibition Area last year, The Centre landlord has now completed the refurbishment of the Lecture Theatre and the improved area is already attracting a lot of interest from Centre Residents.

SABIC Butadiene 3 Turnaround

Some of the The Wilton Centre residents will have noticed earlier this year the construction of a large scaffold and blue sheeting being erected around the columns on the Butadiene plant.

Flu jabs available

Wilton Centre resident Medacs is offering fellow tenants the opportunity to be inoculated against flu. Injections cost £10 a shot and are available from 1st November. Further details from Medacs Reception on 01642 430169.

New location and updated equipment for the Wilton Centre Video Conference service

The Video Conference studio is now located in the Reception meeting room A231. Conference calls can be made over the internet or via ISDN lines. Internet connections carry no call charges making this an added attraction to Centre residents.

June 2010

Fragrant force seeks new recruits

The Wilton Centre’s most scented occupier, Givaudan, is inviting new panel members to join its battle to keep everyone smelling fresh.

Major boost for companies of the future

The Wilton Centre has announced a new development designed to help new businesses within the process industries sector, the first of its kind in the UK.

Event highlights future of biotechnology

More than 120 people attended an event at The Wilton Centre to discuss the future of biotechnology.

Pioneering company heads to Wilton Centre

Specialist gas-to-liquids company CompactGTL, which has developed a novel method to solve the problem of associated gas emitted from remote and deepwater oilfields, is transferring operations to The Wilton Centre.

Students come to end of stay

A group of Libyan students are coming to the end of their stay at The Wilton Centre.

TechConsult UK helps redundant steelworker land new job

When Chris Watson lost his job at Corus, he feared he would be out of work for a long time. Yet, remarkably, he landed an interview within a day and secured a new job inside two days.

Port team makes move

A sea and road freight transport company has moved to The Wilton Centre after leaving the Middlesbrough dockside for the first time in its forty year history.

Airport on the up and up

Durham Tees Valley Airport has launched new routes designed to help business people working in the area.

Day’s success a racing certainty

The Wilton Centre sponsored a Technology Day at which the star attraction was the Formula One(tm) racing car that took Brawn GP and British driver Jenson Button to the World Constructors and Drivers Championship titles in 2009.

Hitting the right note

A group of young singers has received sponsorship from The Wilton Centre.

Fast food

A live cooking demonstration at The Lakeside Restaurant on June 10th saw the company’s Executive Chef, Hugh McGivern, produce no fewer than ten dishes in less than an hour!

Award for Hortech

Middlesbrough-based Hortech Landscape Management, which manages the grounds at The Wilton Centre, has secured a major safety award from RoSPA.

May 2010

Wilton Centre's multi million pound process industries development to be first in UK

A leading north east science and business park is making a significant investment in a new development to nurture new business opportunities within the process industries that is the first of its kind in the UK.

April 2010

Sponsorship hits right note for youth choir

A harmonious partnership with the north east's leading science and business park has given some welcome new backing to a group of young singers. The Wilton Centre, based just outside Middlesbrough, has agreed a sponsorship deal with the Tees Valley Voices, a children's choir for boys and girls from 7-14 years of age.

March 2010

Port can't contain container staff any longer

A sea and road freight transport company is to move its UK head office away from the dockside in Middlesbrough for the first time in its history. Containerships (UK) has taken advantage of the lease expiring on its existing building at Teesport to find a better working environment for its 38 office staff.

Leading edge status award for The Wilton Centre

The Wilton Centre has been described as a flagship for the region in an independent survey of the Information Communications Technology (ICT) support it offers businesses.

Chinese visit a success

INVISTA Performance Technologies (IPT) hosted two delegations from Sichuan Province in China.

Reward innovation

Two-times Queen's Award winner DuPont Teijin Films has taken steps to improve the way it acknowledges innovation through an employee of the month award.

Problem solving the key for A&W

Recently-arrived resident A&W has one purpose: to take ownership of clients' problems, allowing them to focus on their core business.

Award for Wilton Centre

The Wilton Centre has formally been presented with its Better Health at Work Award.

Ecom Instruments event a success

ecom instruments staged a successful exhibition at The Wilton Centre, in association with the UK's leading ATEX Notified Body, Sira Certification.

Investigations company goes from strength to strength

An investigations company set up by former Cleveland Police officer Abdul Shakeel has become involved in a number of inquiries.

Medacs Healthcare introduce new Electronic Patient Management System

The Occupational Health arm of Medacs Healthcare, based in F1 of The Wilton Centre, has launched an Electronic Patient Management System.

Recruitment company seeks out international opportunities

TechConsult UK, a resident of the centre, has announced the appointment of a consultant who will help it take advantage of opportunities internationally.

Healthy approach to food

Work is under way to encourage residents to lead healthier lives by providing nutritional information on food they eat in the catering area.

Five-star service

The Taylor Shaw catering team at The Wilton Centre has been awarded a five-star rating for hygiene at the Lakeside Restaurant, the highest possible rating in the 'scores on the doors' scheme for hygiene by the Environmental Health department in Redcar.

Charity visit a success

A national charity has visited The Wilton Centre to raise awareness of its services for blind and partially-sighted people.

Helping Charity

Three charities benefited from the generosity of people at The Centre.

Cash machine being provided

A cash machine is being installed in the Café Mocha Shop as the result of an initiative between Taylor Shaw and the Wilton Centre management.

Around the Centre - Updated Brochure

An updated edition of the Wilton Centre brochure is available. Copies can be obtained from the Wilton Centre Help Desk (438000).

Around the Centre - Projects

Installation of a variable flow ventilation system in R Block is complete and commissioning is in progress. This will result in reduced costs for electricity and steam.

Around the Centre - Refurbishments

Refurbishment of G Stairwell and L2 and A2 Coffee Points in complete. Both coffee points are now equipped with improved recycling receptacles and similar receptacles have been installed at more locations around the centre.

February 2010

Lectures inspire young people to study science

The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI), which works with schools and universities to encourage the next generation of scientists and technologists, hosted a visit by American astronaut Al Sacco.

Leading edge status awarded to The Wilton Centre

The Wilton Centre has been described as a flagship for the region in an independent survey of the Information Communications Technology (ICT) support it offers businesses.

January 2010

Restaurant helps workers' New Year diets

Workers based at the Wilton Centre wanting to lose all those extra pounds put on over Christmas will be assisted by a new scheme in their on site restaurant.

Wilton Centre are proud to be associated with:

UKSPA
Innovation Accelerator
Catapult Hight Value Manufacturing
Member of NOF energy