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Tees Valley Business Compass

Tees Valley Business Compass is part of a network of organisations called Business Growth Hubs which the Government set up to make sure companies are able to expand and get the right type of common-sense, practical support they need.

Tees Valley Business Compass helps ambitious businesses realise their growth potential by offering access to a range of practical services, from local business information, assessing growth options through to unlocking finance and funding streams. This portal also provides helpful business advice videos, access to the latest local business news and upcoming business events.


Axiom provides specialist asset management solutions for:-

Mechanical Engineering: We conduct the following set of assessment types: fitness for purpose, asset life, fracture mechanics and remnant creep life. We also specialise in stress analysis using finite element software.

Materials Engineering: We specialise in failure analysis, corrosion assessment and examination. We own and operate our own materials and corrosion testing facilities.

Inspection & NDT: Axiom Engineering Associates Ltd is a UKAS accredited inspection body, no 390.


Francis Brown Limited is a well known Teesside Engineering & fabrication company synonymous with quality & engineering expertise for over 110 years. 

Beginning with small wire and light steel products to the fabrication of high integrity components for some major 'renewables' contracts such as the 'Wave Hub' & the Worlds largest 'Tidal Turbine' 

Active in the offshore and sub-sea sectors fabricating Launch & recovery systems for major players in the ROV and sub-sea trenching market as well as grillages and deck equipment for the supply vessels. 

We have been involved in the chemical industry on Teesside since its inception building pressure vessels, heat exchangers & pipework as well as being a key provider of highly skilled operatives to assist during major outages,

Our recently developed  ‘Rapid Response’ team is capable of responding to urgent needs in all of the sectors in which we operate this, along with a segregated Stainless steel workshop and a 'clean room' for the production of fabrications using some of the more exotic materials keeps us   ‘ahead of the game’


IMH is a leading hydraulic engineering company in the UK focused on high level technical service and project delivery, with wide ranging and global experience in difficult to solve problems.

Established in 1983, we are now internationally recognised for achieving extremely high standards of technical delivery within a cost-effective pricing structure. Based in Teesside, UK, we operate from a works and office complex with a fully equipped fabrication and assembly area with clean workshop and test facility, bonded storage area and trade counter.

We offer a one stop shop service for all hydraulic system requirements across the marine, industrial, power generation and infrastructure sectors, including a full consultancy, design, manufacture and commissioning package, to 24 hour service and repair.


Nortech Group are one of the UK’s fastest growing and most respected engineering service providers. 

Nortech provide Engineering Design, Management Consultancy and Staffing Search and Selection services. We help our clients remain world leaders in their field through our quality of service and quality of delivery, whilst dramatically reducing cost, delivering world-class projects in the oil and gas, chemical, petrochem, marine and energy markets. Nortech have offices in Teesside, Aberdeen and Abu Dhabi.

For more information please get in touch. 

Main Sponsors

  • Axiom Engineering Associates Ltd

    Axiom Engineering Associates Ltd
    14, Woodstock Court
    Bowesfield Crescent
    Stockton on Tees
    TS18 3BL
    United Kingdom

    +44 (0) 1642 732745

  • Francis Brown Limited

    Francis Brown Limited
    Hill Street East
    Stockton on Tees
    TS18 2HL
    United Kingdom

    +44 (0) 1642 806000

  • IMH UK

    Industrial & Marine Hydraulics Ltd
    2 Snowdon Road
    TS2 1LP
    United Kingdom

    Tel: +44 (0)1642 802700

  • Nortech Solutions Group Ltd

    Nortech Solutions Group Ltd
    Evolution 6B
    Wynyard Avenue
    TS22 5TB
    United Kingdom

    Tel: +44 (0) 1740 644283

  • Tees Business Compass

    Tees Business Compass
    Cavendish House
    Teesdale Business Park
    Stockton on Tees
    TS17 6QY
    United Kingdom

    Tel: +44 (0) 1642 524400