Skip to content
North East Business Awards 2019 ceremony room with table decorations and a stage in the background

Universal Wolf win North East Business Awards Grand Final

22 May 2019

Universal Wolf were named overall winners of the Manufacturing Award at the Grand Finals of the North East Business Awards on Thursday 16th May.

Having won the North East Business Awards Northumberland & Tyneside regional heats back in March; we went head-to-head with our fellow regional finalists Walker Filtration and Dormor Machine & Engineering for the grand final award. We were thrilled to walk away with the trophy against two other very well-established North East companies.


Representatives from winning company Tharsus Group arrive at the North East Business Awards 2019

Tharsus Group at the North East Business Awards 2019


Universal Wolf MD Patrick Macdonald said:


“Being named as winner of the Manufacturing Award is fantastic external recognition of what the team has achieved so far, and is an endorsement of our incredible ongoing transformational journey, to be ‘Universal Wolf’. Our team are committed to providing customer excellence in everything they do, and rise to the challenge that embodies our brand. This is a drive to be the very best in our industry; and to continue to deliver “better” for our customers; whatever that might be. Everyone at Universal Wolf should feel very proud of this achievement.”


Melanie Thompson-Glen, Business Development Manager at Gateshead College and NEBA 2019 judge, commented:


“The judges were very impressed by the culture within Universal Wolf. Following their recent rebrand, the team have created an environment in which everyone understands both the company vision and the part that each individual plays in delivering this. The pride that they show in their work and their constant drive for improvement means that they are constantly challenging the status quo; which in turn benefits their customers.”


It was a double victory for the wolf pack at the awards. Alongside the Manufacturing Award, we also took home the coveted ‘Company of the Year’ award as Tharsus Group, alongside our sister company Tharsus.


About Universal Wolf 

At Universal Wolf, we’re on a journey to become the best complex sheet metal fabricator in the UK, and we are defined by our universally shared ambition to be the best in our industry for our customers.

Creating value for our customers is at the heart of everything we do, and we pride ourselves on developing long-standing and trusted partnerships. If you would like to talk about how we can help you with your metal fabrication requirements, please get in touch.


About North East Business Awards

Held in association with the North East England Chamber of Commerce, the Awards shine a light on companies large and small, and remind us that the North East is a great place to live, work and do business. This was certainly evident in the 600-plus attendees from innovative and growing businesses across the region.


“For the strength of the pack is the wolf, and the strength of the wolf is the pack.”

Warning: Invalid argument supplied for foreach() in /home/customer/www/ on line 32