International engineering firm Enterprise Engineering Services (EES), which has a base in Caithness, is one of the first fabrication companies to achieve the Welding Fabricator Certification Scheme accreditation, BS EN ISO 3834. This demonstrates EES' capabilities for high integrity welding.
An award-winning Caithness company which develops cutting edge scientific equipment used across the globe has received a significant new order from the US Government space agency. â€‹ KP Technology Ltd, based in Wick, has received an order from NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) for its Kelvin Probe system.
Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) Chief Executive Alex Paterson has been visiting a Thurso factory where two battery manufacturing firms are powering ahead under new ownership. HIE has supported the smooth change-over for new investors at AGM Batteries and ABSL Power Solutions, which were previously owned by US-based multinational Enersys Inc.
Highlands & Islands businesses noted in Queens Awards. Highland and Islands Labour MSP David Stewart has congratulated the Highlands and Islands businesses who have been given the Queens Award designed to recognise outstanding business practice.
Small, medium and large companies from across the UK are today celebrating winning a Queen’s Award for Enterprise - the UK’s highest accolade for business success. The success of 152 businesses has been recognised this year: 116 exporting companies have won ‘Awards for International Trade’; 27 for ‘Innovation’, and nine for ‘Sustainable Development’ benefitting the environment, society and the economy.
A number of ambitious Caithness companies are heading to Aberdeen this week to target new business at the UK's largest renewable energy event. The All-Energy Exhibition & Conference this year has attracted over 500 exhibitors from 20 countries across the world.
Highlands and Islands SNP MSP Rob Gibson has warmly welcomed news that an energy giant has acquired Thurso based ABSL Solutions. Commenting on the news that Thurso based battery ABSL Solutions has been bought by the worlds largest industrial battery manufacturer EnerSys, Mr Gibson said...
Prof Iain Baikie, Director of KP Technology in Wick, picked up a John Logie Baird Award - one of the major innovation awards open to Scottish businesses- last week. At a reception for over 300 people in the Glasgow Science Centre, KP Technology won in the "Impact in Innovation" category.
KP Technology Ltd, a high-tech company, located in Wick in the far north of Scotland, has been awarded the prestigious Queens Award for Enterprise in Innovation for research, design and manufacture of specialist Scientific Equipment called Kelvin; Probes. The Queens Awards for Enterprise is an awards programme for businesses and other organisations who excel at international trade, innovation or sustainable development.
ABSL POWER SOLUTIONS AND ULTRACELL(r) PARTNER TO MARKET PORTABLE FUEL CELL SYSTEMS ACROSS EUROPE ABSL Power Solutions Ltd (ABSL), a leading UK portable power developer and manufacturer, and UltraCell Corporation, a leading producer of reformed methanol fuel cells (RMFCs) for mobile power applications, today signed a partnership agreement to deliver solutions based on UltraCell's groundbreaking fuel cell system, the XX25(tm), in the UK and throughout Europe. Under the terms of the new agreement, ABSL will market the XX25 system in the UK and across Europe.