Intek Electrical Engineering eyes progress after UKSE assist

{An electrical} engineering agency serving to ship the UK’s new high-speed rail hyperlink says it’s on observe for additional success after recruiting its first-ever apprentice following monetary assist.

Intek Electrical Engineering has welcomed 17-year-old Cooper Knowles.

The corporate – based somewhat greater than a yr in the past – says {the teenager} will assist keep its market momentum, which has seen it win “substantial” UK contracts, together with work to ship HS2.

And the enterprise – which has additionally taken on engineer Chris Moore – has now obtained a five-figure funding from UKSE, the Tata Metal enterprise assist subsidiary, to gasoline additional progress.

Primarily based in UKSE’s Innovation Centre, on Redcar’s Kirkleatham Enterprise Park, Intek gives companies together with the design, manufacture and set up of low and high-voltage cabling for emergency lighting and alarm programs.

Iain Wilson, managing director, mentioned: “The UKSE funding helps us make the most of rising demand and increase our staff of specialist engineers.

“UKSE’s assist has been excellent and has additionally helped us create our first apprenticeship, which is one thing we wish to present for younger individuals on Teesside.

“We want to present the companies which might be in demand, and are assured our staff will proceed to develop all through 2022.”

Peter Taylor, UKSE enterprise improvement supervisor, added: “Intek is a sound enterprise, which has in a short time established a robust line of contracts.

“We’re assured the enterprise has actual progress potential, and are happy we might present an unsecured mortgage to assist it develop in these early phases and create jobs for the realm.”

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