Foster Wheeler announced today the official opening of its new offices in the town centre of Middlesbrough by Ray Mallon, Elected Mayor of Middlesbrough.

A plaque was unveiled by Mayor Mallon at a ceremony held at Centre North East (CNE) where Foster Wheeler’s new offices are located. The ceremony was preceded by a roundtable discussion between Mayor Mallon and senior executives from Foster Wheeler’s Teesside Operations led by John Cumming, General Manager of Foster Wheeler’s Teesside Operations. It was also attended by Frazer Mackay, Managing Director, UK Operations, Foster Wheeler.

Foster Wheeler’s Teesside Operations has been part of the Foster Wheeler Global Engineering & Construction Group since 1989 and specialises in the execution of small- to medium-sized projects in a wide range of industries in the UK and internationally.

Foster Wheeler’s Teesside Operations has a total project execution capability and experience ranging from conceptual studies and project cost estimation to full detailed design, engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning and ongoing asset support. Its experience includes greenfield, brownfield, revamp and term service projects for the refining, petrochemicals, chemicals, fine chemicals, power, utilities, pharmaceutical and food industries and it enjoys an excellent level of repeat business with its clients.

“We are pleased to continue our long-term relationship with the town of Middlesbrough and the North East region and are delighted that Mayor Mallon accepted our invitation to visit today to unveil a plaque to commemorate the official opening of our new offices at CNE,” said John Cumming, General Manager, Teesside Operations, Foster Wheeler Energy Limited.

“This move provides improved and expandable office facilities enabling Foster Wheeler to deliver high quality services to our clients.”

Ray Mallon, Elected Mayor of Middlesbrough, said: “The Teesside area has a long and proud tradition as a world leader in the engineering, power and petrochemicals industries, and that’s why companies like Foster Wheeler choose to base themselves here.”

“Middlesbrough’s town centre is its engine room, and investments like this are of great value to the local economy and the well-being of the town and the wider area.”

“I am delighted that the company has chosen to continue its long association with the town, and I wish them every success for the future.”

Foster Wheeler AG is a global engineering and construction company and power equipment supplier delivering technically advanced, reliable facilities and equipment. The company employs approximately 13,000 talented professionals with specialised expertise dedicated to serving its clients through one of its two primary business groups. The company’s Global Engineering and Construction Group designs and constructs leading-edge processing facilities for the upstream oil and gas, LNG and gas-to-liquids, refining, chemicals and petrochemicals, power, mining and metals, environmental, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology and healthcare industries. The company’s Global Power Group is a world leader in combustion and steam generation technology that designs, manufactures and erects steam generating and auxiliary equipment for power stations and industrial facilities and also provides a wide range of aftermarket services. The company is based in Zug, Switzerland, and its operational headquarters office is in Reading, United Kingdom.