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Three recent recruits from Universal Wolf/Port of Blyth course
19 June 2024

Tackling the engineering skills shortage with award-winning training program

6 June 2024

Universal Wolf welcomes Stephen Barlow as leader of the pack

Corran Hicks accepting his award from Brian Palmer OBE
26 April 2024

Delivering ‘better’ for our customers

Aaron Bateman and Neil Wilson accepting their awards from Brian Palmer OBE

Going the extra mile: congratulations Aaron and Neil

Michael Cole accepting his award from Brian Palmer OBE

Celebrating continuous improvement at Universal Wolf

Fabricator holding a welding mask and wearing overalls, leaning against a press brake
27 October 2023

An interview with… Josh Raine, Team Leader in Training

Steve Park Fabrication
18 August 2023

Growing our Own to tackle the engineering skills gap

Example of Universal Wolf sheet metal enclosure fabrication - interior of lontra enclosure
26 April 2023

Universal Wolf and Lontra partnership set for ramp-up in Blade Compressor® production

man in branded overalls standing at a fabrication bench, beside a welding helmet and extraction unit
19 January 2023

5 questions to ask when choosing a sheet metal fabrication supplier

a cyclist in mid-air
15 December 2022

Wolves in the Wild – Universal Wolf Mountain Biking Club

Melanie Stewart, Sophie Laidlaw and Kerry Patterson of Tharsus Group at the NEECC Inspiring Females awards 2023
14 November 2022

Major awards win for Tharsus Group’s inspiring females

woman with blonde hair looking straight to camera
8 November 2022

Tharsus Group Inspiring Females: Kerry Patterson, Head of HR

josh and nathan, shortlisted apprentices, standing in front of Make UK backdrop
4 November 2022

Success for our young engineers at the Make UK Awards 2022

female welder wearing overalls and safety glasses looking straight to camera
18 October 2022

Tharsus Group Inspiring Females: Melanie Stewart, Welding & Fabrication Lead

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10 October 2022

Tharsus Group Inspiring Females: Sophie Laidlaw, Technical Officer

old photo of three men in karate suits standing in a sports hall, holding trophies
27 September 2022

Wolves in the Wild: John Hodgson, The Karate Kid

Team Universal Wolf standing at the finish line of Tough Mudder Yorkshire 2022
3 August 2022

The Wolf Pack Takes On Tough Mudder Yorkshire 2022

winners at north east england chamber of commerce awards 2022
26 July 2022

Double success for Tharsus Group colleagues at the North East England Chamber of Commerce Annual Business Awards 2022

man in branded overalls standing next to industrial saw
18 July 2022

The Smart Factory: what’s holding us back, and how do we get there?

woman with arms crossed standing in an open factory space
23 June 2022

INWED 2022 – Rebecca Henry, Graduate Manufacturing Engineer

woman wearing safety gloves and glasses, standing in front of industrial press brake

INWED 2022 – Katy Gall, Trainee Press Brake Operator

Metal Fabrication Inspection Services
23 May 2022

Welding and Fabrication: The Wolf Pack Way

A woman wearing branded tshirt, holding a laser scanner machine, looking direct to the camera
29 April 2022

Engineering Quality Assurance Into Every Project

a man in a branded Universal Wolf sweater looking direct to the camera
8 April 2022

Driving Supply Chain Agility in Sheet Metal Fabrication

A sheet metal worker wearing branded overalls and holding safety glasses, standing next to metalwork machinery and looking straight to camera
10 March 2022

What a Rail Metal Fabrication Partnership Means | Why Collaboration Delivers Results

A sheet metal worker measuring tolerance on some fabricated metalwork
8 March 2022

NPI in Rail Manufacturing | Why New Product Introduction is Important to Rail Metal Fabrication

a man driving a forklift which is carrying Universal Wolf-branded cardboard boxes
2 March 2022

Universal Wolf Metal Fabrication | Thriving in Uncertain Times

man in branded overalls standing at a fabrication bench, beside a welding helmet and extraction unit
22 February 2022

Rail Supply Chain Levelling Up – Universal Wolf Ready to Play its Part

A welder wearing protective mask and gloves welding metal, sparks flying from weld gun
9 February 2022

Made in Britain┃EN15085-2 Rail Welding┃Metal Fabrication

man wearing branded Universal Wolf sweatshirt and yellow safety glasses standing in between some hanging metalwork in a paint shop
8 February 2022

A Perfect Finish from the Universal Wolf Paint Shop

Tim Rutter, MD at Universal Wolf looking to the camera
20 January 2022

Universal Wolf appoints Tim Rutter as MD to drive growth of metal fabrication business

Andrew Avery, Technical Sales Manager at Universal Wolf looking direct to camera
10 January 2022

Design For Manufacturing: The Wolf Pack Way

John Hendry Metal Bending Supervisor, holding a measuring tool
7 December 2021

Metal Bending: The Wolf Pack Way

30 November 2021

CNC Metal Cutting: The Wolf Pack Way

Craig McFall, Fabrication supervisor at Universal Wolf, wearing safety glasses and leaning over metal frame
22 November 2021

Welding Fabrication: The Wolf Pack Way

New Product Introduction Process Key
25 October 2021

New Product Introduction: a game changing process

Sunamp, the manufacturer of world-leading thermal storage technologies
14 October 2021

Sunamp accelerates distribution of thermal energy storage systems across the UK and Europe, in collaboration with Universal Wolf

Universal Wolf Operations Director Paul Lewis
1 October 2021

How solving the skills gap could revitalise UK manufacturing

Universal Wolf Operations Director Paul Lewis
20 September 2021

The power of a strong supply chain

A welding engineer working in Universal Wolf's sheet metal welding and fabrication factory
16 July 2021

How do you find the right metal fabrication supplier?

CNC Machining Services
15 July 2021

Success takes true partnership in welding fabrication

9 July 2021

Supply chain uncertainty in the construction market

Close up of sparks coming from a metal grinder
23 June 2021

Women in engineering: an interview with Kerry Patterson

21 June 2021

Three tough questions to ask metal fabrication companies

9 June 2021

Fergusons Transport expands partnership with Universal Wolf following NHS bed campaign

20 April 2021

Growth surges at Tharsus Group, defying Covid-19 downturn

London Stock Exchange Group 1000 Companies to Inspire Britain 2020 banner
11 November 2020

Tharsus Group named in ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’

Universal Wolf Graduate Engineers
5 November 2020

Meet the Graduate: Jordan Hildreth

Rail Certification to EN 15085-2 and ISO 3834 part 2
28 September 2020

Universal Wolf achieves rail welding qualifications

Product design
16 September 2020

Universal Wolf supports Lontra’s UK-made blade compressor

Table at Make UK Awards 2020
3 September 2020

Shortlist success for Universal Wolf: Make UK regional awards

Universal Wolf and St Oswald's Hospice staff standing next to Nessie metal installation
28 August 2020

Universal Wolf donates bed frames to St Oswald’s Hospice

Universal Wolf banner showing words "Better, Smarter. Pack"
22 July 2020

Better, smarter, pack: reflecting on COVID-19

Bump Hub at Tharsus
21 July 2020

Working smarter to stay safe at Universal Wolf

3 people stand in front of a Fergusons delivery vehicle outside Universal Wolf's metal fabrication factory
20 July 2020

Navigating COVID-19 at Universal Wolf

Woman engineer wearing safety glasses holding metal grinding tool
2 July 2020

Reflecting on International Women in Engineering Day 2020

female welder wearing overalls and safety glasses looking straight to camera
23 June 2020

International Women in Engineering Day 2020

Bump Hub at Tharsus
21 May 2020

COVID-19 support at Universal Wolf

North East England Chamber Awards High Growth Business Shortlist
13 March 2020

Tharsus Group makes the NEECC Awards Shortlist

Group of children in hi-vis vests visiting Universal Wolf's metal fabrication factory
28 February 2020

The engineers of the future: bring your child to work day

Universal Wolf Fabrication & Welding Engineering Apprentice Josh Harrison
14 February 2020

Apprenticeship journey: It’s a family affair for Josh

Universal Wolf Fabrication and Welding Engineering Apprentice Lewis Glover
5 February 2020

Lewis’ apprenticeship journey: from classroom to CNC

Patrick Macdonald from Universal Wolf stands with a judge at the Make UK National Awards 2020, holding an award and certificate 

Universal Wolf victorious at national manufacturing awards

North East Top 200 List Highest New Entry Thumbnal
22 November 2019

Tharsus Group storms into the Top 200 Business Awards for 2019

all winners of the Make UK regional award North East, Yorkshire and Humberside
4 November 2019

Regional Recognition at Make UK Awards for Universal Wolf

Universal Wolf welder working on a complex metal fabricated frame, wearing protective equipment
11 September 2019

In praise of North East manufacturing and fabrication

Grey Wolf Looking at Camera
5 July 2019

Why Universal Wolf?

New Product Introduction - NPI
28 June 2019

Sheet Metal Fabrication UK

North East Business Awards 2019 ceremony room with table decorations and a stage in the background
22 May 2019

Universal Wolf win North East Business Awards Grand Final

Universal Wolf employees standing on stage at the North East Business Awards 2019 regional final, holding an award
5 March 2019

Dual Triumph for Universal Wolf

filled champagne flutes on a tray
19 October 2018

Universal Wolf takes top spot as North East’s best in-house brand creation

universal Wolf engineer working on sheet metal product assembly
28 July 2018

Sheet Metal Enclosures

industrial shot of a large metal wheel in a factory
29 June 2018

Steel price fluctuations – protecting against uncertainty

Close up of assembly worker hands wearing thick gloves, assembling a metal frame
1 June 2018

Getting the best out of your metal chassis manufacturer

28 May 2018

A metal fabrication contract manufacturer – with a difference

Two Universal Wolf welders and metal fabricators wearing ventilation equipment working on a tall metal frame
18 April 2018

Where should my sheet metal fabricator be based?

close up of a metal fabricated product
7 March 2018

Meet the apprentice – Connor Little

Northumberland Business Award 2018 winners on a stage
16 February 2018

Congratulations Connor – Apprentice of the Year!

filled champagne flutes on a tray
14 February 2018

Universal Wolf trainee shortlisted for Apprentice of the Year

Two Universal Wolf welders and metal fabricators wearing ventilation equipment working on a tall metal frame
30 January 2018

Choosing the best sheet metal fabrication partner for you.

Universal Wolf banner showing words "Better, Smarter. Pack"
28 October 2017

Tharsus Engineering launches new name