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We are looking for more team members

We are looking for more people to join our growing teams in Derby and Bristol, UK.  We want to hear from people with fluids, thermal or structural expertise across all levels of experience, from recent graduates to those with industry backgrounds.  Please see our careers page for more details on the roles and how to apply-  http://www.nortonstraw.com/careers/

Accelerating the equipment design process

We recently provided a webinar with Siemens PLM Software on how the team at Norton Straw is helping our clients to develop and design better performing equipment, faster. The webinar gives some great examples of how we combine our engineering simulation capability with workflow automation and design-space exploration to provide our clients with greater insight and more design options for complex engineering systems, where there are many design variables and competing requirements. The webinar is free to view...

Welcome to Rikesh; meet the man behind the Mistry

We are delighted to welcome Rikesh Mistry as Graduate Engineer to the Norton Straw team.  Rather than us write something, we decided to let Rikesh tell us more about himself.  The only request we made was for him to find a terrible pun, we think he absolutely nailed it!  Rikesh is too modest to write that he recently received a First Class Masters (MEng) degree in Aeronautics and Astronautics with Aerodynamics; well done Rikesh, welcome to the team, we are sure you will have a great career with us and now over...

Back to the future...extending a 222-year operating life

Last week, the team over at Norton Straw underwent an exciting trip to the 222-year-old Heage Windmill.  Set in beautiful Derbyshire countryside, it is now the only functioning six-sailed stone tower windmill in England and was lovingly restored back in 2002. However, the restoration team have recently been struggling with some technical difficulties concerning the rotation of the turret and are keen to understand where the problem lies. Consequently, we sent along some of our team of mechanical and structural engineering experts...

IMechE Offshore Digital Technology Report Published

We're really pleased with the publication today of the IMechE Offshore Digitial Technology report, the preparation of which has been led by our Projects Director, Simon Rees. The report was based on the Digital Offshore Seminar held in Aberdeen last year, and attempts to capture the current best practice in the application of digital technology in areas like topsides process, safety, and integrity management. The report makes a number of recommendations to government and industry on the things needed to improve digital offshore...