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Here you can find out about all the things that are going on at the Wilton Centre. This includes company profiles, case studies, press releases, and more.

Multi-Billion dollar US plant starts life on Teesside
Multi-Billion dollar US plant starts life on Teesside

A multi-billion dollar new US chemical plant has started life more than four thousand miles away in Teesside.

It is being designed and developed by a team at Lucite International, which operates a scaled-down version of the plant at its research and development headquarters in the Wilton Centre near Redcar.

Young engineers earning while learning thanks to Teesside company
Young engineers earning while learning thanks to Teesside company

Young Teessiders are carving out futures in civil engineering thanks to the support of their employer.

Lynas Engineers, based at the Wilton Centre near Redcar, has launched the careers of 19-year-old old Tom Huswitt, Stephen Drinkwater, 24, and Ben MacGregor, 26

Company triples in size during fight against Covid
Company triples in size during fight against Covid

A company which is helping global pharmaceutical companies find a solution to the coronavirus pandemic has nearly tripled in size since March.

Absolute Antibody has taken on three new laboratories at the Wilton Centre near Redcar and recruited more than a dozen permanent and temporary members of staff.

Business changes overnight to keep ships sailing during pandemic
Business changes overnight to keep ships sailing during pandemic

A Teesside business has revealed how it changed its working practices overnight to ensure the UK’s vital supply lifeline was maintained during the coronavirus pandemic.

Lloyds Register GMT (LR GMT), based at the Wilton Centre near Redcar, is one of the five companies in the world which - together with competitors - provides a fuel testing service for the planet’s 90,000 sea-going ships.

Game Changing” Plastic Re-cycling Project
Game Changing” Plastic Re-cycling Project

The Wilton Centre on Teesside is the focus of a breakthrough project which would enable one of the world’s most commonly-used plastics to be re-cycled.

The company behind it – Lucite International – is so confident of success that it has well-advanced plans to build a re-cycling plant in mainland Europe which would be up and running in just three years’ time.

Multi-million pound road scheme signals milestone for company
Multi-million pound road scheme signals milestone for company

The opening this weekend of a £4m road improvement scheme on Teesside also marks a major milestone for the company who designed it.

From research to real world
From research to real world

Companies need an ecosystem that helps research emerge from the lab and into the real world. With numerous spin-outs from across the UK basing themselves here at the Wilton Centre, here’s how we help them.

Microplastics: a macro problem happening under our noses
Microplastics: a macro problem happening under our noses

Plastic is everywhere. Imagine taking a selfie with every plastic item you touch during a single day; you would be surprised at the volume of photos you would take!

Absolute Antibody Launches VivopureX™ Recombinant Antibodies for In Vivo Research
Absolute Antibody Launches VivopureX™ Recombinant Antibodies for In Vivo Research

Engineered antibodies available in bulk-discounted sizes improve research results in mouse models

Yorkshire based Engineering firm bolsters growth plans with new Teesside office
Yorkshire based Engineering firm bolsters growth plans with new Teesside office

West Yorkshire based engineering firm Projex Solutions has opened an office on Teesside following a year of success.

Applied Graphene Materials Case Study
Applied Graphene Materials Case Study

In our latest case study Adrian Potts, Chief Executive Officer, describes Applied Graphene Materials and how the Wilton Centre is supporting its growth.

Infinite possibilities and beyond
Infinite possibilities and beyond

Applied Graphene Materials (AGM), based at the Wilton Centre, is a leading innovator in the manufacture and application of graphene materials – nanoparticles tipped to improve a wide range of products in diverse industries.