Member companies

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Member companies

Seta is a Group Training Association. The organisations listed below currently have, or very recently have had, apprentices being trained, monitored, and assessed by Seta.

4B Engineering

4B Precision Engineering Ltd uses a combination of CNC and conventional machines to produce high quality precision components.

Aardvarc Engineering Limited

Aardvarc Engineering Limited offers a wide range of services including professional advice and technical services and project management.

Air Compressors & Blowers N.E. Limited

Air Compressors & Blowers N.E. Limited is a compressed air sales, installation, service specialist and distributor to some of the UK’s leading manufacturers.

Autroll UK Limited

Autoroll UK provides a range of doors for both the industrial and domestic markets as well as security and fire rated shutters for commercial use.

Beck & Pollitzer Engineering Ltd

Beck & Pollitzer's core service is machinery installation and machine moving, including the turnkey management of complex industrial projects. They have offices and facilities in 13 countries and a global skilled workforce of over 500 people.

Buffalo Power Services

Buffalo Power Services is a leading temporary power specialist, supplying, installing and maintaining all aspects of the electrical system for a range of companies and events.

Calsonic Kansei UK Limited

Calsonic Kansei UK Limited is a Japanese automotive parts manufacturer producing a range of automotive components, from exhausts to dashboards, with a Sunderland plant of 250 staff.

Cottam Brush

Cottam Brush is at the forefront of brush design and manufacture with extensive knowledge, innovative design capability and modern manufacturing facilities.

Crowther Engineering Limited

Crowther Engineering Limited is a precision engineering facility specialising in a large range of machining facilities, providing commercial solutions to client machining requirements.

Cylinder Service Centre Limited

Cylinder Service Centre Limited is a highly specialised hydraulic cylinder design, manufacturing and repair business. The Cylinder Service Centre services the whole of the UK.

Delta Precision Engineering Limited

Delta Precision Engineering has been established and trading in County Durham for 13 years in a manufacturing facility of 5000 sq. ft.

Deritend RMB

Deritend is a UK-leading provider of engineering asset management, maintenance and repair solutions across industries including water, power, automotive, transport and mining.

DST Shutters

DST Shutters is based in Sunderland and specialises in the manufacturing of shutters and grilles.

Elite Enclsoures & Fabrications Limited

Elite Enclosures & Fabrications Limited is based in North East England. All work including paint finishing, is completed in-house, ensuring the same high quality of product and service is maintained throughout the design, manufacturing and finishing process.  


Essentra is an international supplier of specialist plastic, fibre, foam and packaging products with four principal operating divisions.


Euroserv is based in Tyne and Wear and specialises in repair and new sales of motors including robotic motors, CNC motors, servo motors and electric motors.

Expert Tooling and Automation

Expert Tooling and Automation is an automation system builder and has become a global supplier to the automotive, aerospace, machine tool and transport industries.

Ford Aerospace Limited

Ford Aerospace Limited specialises in the precision machining and pressing of component and assemblies for the aerospace, defence and related high technology industries.

Ford Component Manufacturing Limited

Ford Component Manufacturing produces a wide range of pressed components and Easipeel laminated shimstock, specialising in presswork from simple washers to complex parts requiring the latest in progression tooling.

G J Wood Machinery

G J Wood Machinery is based in Houghton-le-Spring and specialises in woodworking machinery sales. It offers a complete after sales service.

G Nicholson Limited

G Nicholson Limited specialises in structural fabrication, handling everything from small, basic steel fabrication and erection work to large, elaborate projects. 

Gardner Denver

Gardner Denver is a global manufacturer of industrial compressors, blowers, pumps, loading arms and fuel systems.

Gestamp Washington UK

Gestamp Washington UK specialises in component assembly, using a range of technologies such as resistance spot wielding, MIG welding and riveting.

Griffith Textile Machines

Griffith has experience in the special purpose machine fields of 3D weaving, composites and non-woven’s enable machinery solutions within a large range of textile disciplines.

Grundfos Manufacturing

Grundfos, based in Denmark, is the world's largest pump manufacturer. It has more than 18,000 employees globally, with annual production of more than 12 million pump units, circulator pumps, submersible pumps and centrifugal pumps.

Haskel Energy Systems Limited

Haskel Energy Systems specialises in the manufacture and distribution of pneumatic, hydraulic and associated equipment.

Hillarys Blinds Limited

Hillarys Blinds is a manufacturer and retailer of made-to-measure blinds, curtains, shutters and awnings, through a network of approximately 850 self-employed advisors throughout the UK.

Hudson Hydraulic Engineers

Hudson Hydraulic Engineers specialise in hydraulic hose repair and hydraulic servicing, accredited to ISO 9001 and OHSAS 18001.

J&S (Site Services) Limited

J&S Limited was established in 1982 and is a leading supplier of steel products to local industries. J&S Limited supplies the North East with an extensive range of steel products and services.

J. Barbour & Sons Limited

J. Barbour & Sons Limited is an English fashion brand that designs, manufactures and markets weatherproofed outerwear, ready-to-wear, leather goods, shoes and accessories for men, women and children.


Katmex is a supplier of precision fabricated components in the UK and around Europe, with focus on providing steel processed parts and fabricated parts for medium to heavy industry.

Lafarge Tarmac

Lafarge Tarmac is a construction solutions provider and the UK's leading supplier of innovative concrete solutions.

M & K Services (Northern) Limited

M&K Services Limited provides turnkey solutions, carrying out a diverse range of projects from design and manufacturing through to maintenance and product acquisition.

M D Engineering Limited

M D Engineering Services Limited supplies engineering labour to the manufacturing industry to carry out maintenance and process improvement developments.

M.I Dickson

Dicksons Pork Butchers has served the North East, and it is still owned and managed by the family who founded it back in 1953.


Megator has built a global reputation for manufacturing innovative and unique positive displacement pumps and pollution control solutions for some of the harshest environments.

Mission Foods

Mission Foods is a leading flat bread supplier. Mission Foods has expanded to manufacture tortilla chips, wraps, and other specialty breads, supplying retail, sandwich manufacturers and food service sectors.


Mitie provides facilities, property and energy management for a wide range of public and private sector businesses. Mitie delivers a broad range of services, from integrated facilities management, to property services, to energy management and much more.

National Oilwell Varco

National Oilwell Varco is a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and sale of equipment and components used in oil and gas drilling and production.

Northern Rail Limited

Northern Rail Limited connects thousands of people to work, leisure and education in Northern England, by providing a reliable and friendly train service.

Penn Elcom

Penn Elcom is a leading manufacturer of quality flight case, speaker cabinet hardware and 19 inch racking solutions. Established over 35 years ago, Penn Elcom is experienced in designing product solutions for specialist industries.

Petersen Stainless Rigging Limited

Petersen Stainless Rigging Limited is an engineering blacksmiths specialising in the turning, upsetting and forming of stainless steel bar.

Phoenix ABC Limited

Phoenix ABC Limited operates automatic beer line cleaning and beer management systems for bars of all sizes, with a reputation for providing quality and easy-to-use line cleaning systems.

Protection Installation Services Limited

Protection Installation Services Limited provides electrical consultation and services.



R-Tek manufactures a range of interlocking floor tiles known as R-Tile, offering a competitive and versatile flooring system with endless applications.


Rayovac supplies products such as long-lasting alkaline batteries, advanced green rechargeable batteries and chargers.

Renown Oil & Gas

Renown Oil & Gas is located in the North East of England, servicing the UK oil and gas industry, along with additional industries which require specialist engineering solutions.

Roballo Engineering Co Limited

Roballo Engineering Co Limited is a UK manufacturer of slewing bearings. Located in Peterlee, Co Durham, Roballo Engineering is a ThyssenKrupp Rothe Erde company.


Rolls-Royce  provides a range of products and services for air, sea and land applications. The Washington plant produces rotating parts for jet engines.

Saica Pack

SAICA Pack develops packaging solutions that meet the different needs of each of its customers.


Schiedel has built up a trusted reputation and is now a market leader in Europe for chimney systems.

Select Control Systems Limited

Select Control Systems provides a comprehensive service in the supply of quality control panels to a wide range of industries.

Select Telecom

Select Telecom is a small team of personnel involved in offering bespoke telecommunications solutions to the SMB market place.

Shorts of Whitburn Limited

Shorts of Whitburn Limited is recognised as one of the leading garden machinery suppliers in the UK.

Slaters Electricals Limited

Slaters Electricals offer a comprehensive range of both new and re-engineered HV and LV power and distribution equipment, supplying products across a variety of industry sectors and for a wide range of applications.  Their expertise helps businesses to successfully achieve their power distribution plans with the minimal amount of disruption.

Spartan UK Limited

Spartan UK Limited, part of Metinvest Group, is the only quarto steel plate re-roller in United Kingdom, offering a wide range of grades suitable for application in numerous industrial sectors.

Springwell Precision Limited

Springwell Precision Limited offers a service encompassing conventional machines for orders to a range of CNC, milling, lathes and turning equipment for complex components and large batch requirements.

Star Refrigeration

Star Refrigeration is an independent industrial refrigeration engineering company. Star is a total solutions provider, working in partnership with customers, from design through to commissioning and maintenance.


T-Services carry out machine repairs and other general maintenance for compactors, balers, conveyors, trummels, loaders, bins and other mechanical, hydraulic and electrically operated machines.

Technical Engineering Resource Limited

Technical Engineering Resource Limited is a manufacturer of transport equipment based in Washington, North East England.


Thorite are one of the UK's leading supplier of air compressors, air tools, pneumatics and process products.Their services include advice, pneumatics system design, and installation. Thorite also specialises in the maintenance and repair of air compressors, air tools and air operated diaphragm pumps.

Trifix Electrical Systems Ltd

Trifix Electrical Systems Limited provides Trifix Group with an initial contact for electro, electrical and mechanical problems.

Tyne & Wear Engineering Limited

Tyne & Wear Engineering Limited has been in the engineering trade for over 30 years. TWE is committed to quality and has various measuring equipment and a CNC co-ordinate measuring machine in-house. 

Tyneside Standards Limited

Tyneside Standards Limited provides gauge management systems that are widely used in the aerospace and automotive industry.

Washington Components

Washington Components works across a range of industries including cranes, ships, power transmission, railways, BT and electric grid power distribution.

Washington Metalworks

Washington Metalworks is a large a large specialist metalwork company based in the North of England offering a wide variety of services, specialising in Manusoft manufacturing resource planning software.

Wearside Rewinds Ltd

Wearside Rewinds Ltd covers a wide range of industrial requirements, from breakdowns and overhauls to preventative programmes including regular site visits to check plant and machinery.