Owben began as a small family-run business in 2011, established by Richard Walsh and Lee Finney, to meet the needs of local North East businesses who were struggling to find what they needed in their engineering contractors.
As we have grown over the years, we’ve broadened our skillset and grown an enviable reputation as a quality provider of bespoke electrical and mechanical engineering, at the same time maintaining the family-feel aspect of the business. We have a workforce of permanent employees, and have family working side by side, just like when we first started out.
We are dedicated to investing in our current team as well as in the next generation of engineers through apprentices, who we are particularly passionate about, and strongly believe in the standards we work to.
At Owben, our vision is to drive the UK economy and its international reputation through high-quality engineering and supply chain services, and that means investing in and empowering our team to be able to deliver our clients the best service.
A way in which we do that is through our core values; they not only make our employees feel like what they do matters, it also ensures our clients know our service is right for them. Our six core values are: