Owben announces its core company values

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Owben announces its core company values​ 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 […]

Owben shortlisted for two awards at the 2020 North East Automotive Alliance Awards

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Owben shortlisted for two awards at the 2020 North East Automotive Alliance Awards 21st January 2020 We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve been shortlisted in two categories at this year’s North East Automotive Alliance Awards, taking place on February 21st. As a company, we’ve been shortlisted for the SME Company of the Year Award which […]

A day in the life of a Graduate Engineer

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A day in the life of a Graduate Engineer 26th November 2019 There are many routes into a career in engineering, and we’ve already written about why we love having apprentices at Owben.  Recently, we sat down with the newest member of the Owben team to explore another path into the industry – going through […]

Why we love having apprentices at Owben

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Why we love having apprentices at Owben 25th October 2019 Over the years we’ve had 16 apprentices, and each one has been valuable to our business. Taking on an apprentice is a fantastic way to invest in the future of your business, as you’re training the next generation of talent in the skills your organisation […]

We’ve been shortlisted for Sunderland Echo’s Portfolio Awards

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We’re shortlisted at Sunderland Echo’s Portfolio Awards We’re delighted to announce that we’ve been shortlisted for Medium Business of the Year at the Sunderland Echo Portfolio Business Awards which are taking place this November. This is the first time we’ve entered the awards, and being shortlisted is a true testament to the hard work and […]

Why we pride ourselves on our EN 1090 quality standard

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Why we pride ourselves on our EN 1090 quality standard It’s essential for any business like ours to hold quality standards. They ensure we conform to the correct regulations and act as a guarantee to customers that we’ll do the job well – and safely. That’s why we’re proud to hold the EN 1090-2 safety […]