In addition to our Founding Partners, we have many other successful businesses working with RDUTC as Major Partners and Partners.  Although not directly involved in leadership and governance, these companies also contribute financially to the school and to our curriculum development, projects, work experience and careers information, advice and guidance.

The list of our Major Partners and Partners is growing all the time. To date it includes the following businesses, all of whom are key players in the Yorkshire and Humber region:

Our Major Partners

  • Advanced Plastics Ltd, providing a diverse range of technical injection moulded products for blue chip clients across a range of market sectors
  • Arco, the UK’s leading safety company, based in Hull, which is driving forward a multi-million pounds “Digital First” transformation programme
  • Bonus Plug-in Systems, a division of Hull-based electrical specialists Bonus Electrical, specialising in supplying the holiday home and leisure industry
  • Centre for Digital Innovation (C4DI), Hull’s acclaimed tech hub
  • CDS Energy Services, international specialists in energy contracting services across the oil, gas, renewables, petrochemical, nuclear, thermal, water & hydro and wind sectors
  • Designs, a Hull based company who deliver creative branding solutions in Signage, Vehicle Livery, Digital Print & Reflective Markings. Providing a complete service in integrated design, production and installation across the UK & Europe
  • Equinor, an international energy company committed to long-term value creation in a low-carbon future. Equinor believe the energy transition requires investment, innovation and a broad mix of energy sources, from low carbon gas and oil to wind and hydrogen, to assure reliable, affordable, sustainable energy
  • Fit24, the official Gym for the students at RDUTC, providing students and residents of Hull and the East Riding will access to a state of the art fitness facility in the city centre, as well as up to date health and nutrition guidance to help live a healthier lifestyle
  • Fujitsu, a global information and communication technology company
  • Greenport Hull, the organisation working to develop our region as a world class centre for renewable energy
  • Humberside Fire & Rescue Service, the local fire service for East Riding of Yorkshire, Hull, North East Lincolnshire and North Lincolnshire
  • Kohler, the company that invented the bathtub in 1883 and has led the way in technology, engineering and design for bathrooms for over 140 years
  • Ideal Boilers, 100 years’ experience and innovation in the heating industry
  • INEOS Acetyls, is a global producer of acetic acid and a range of derivatives. It supplies a wide range of industries such as food, pharmaceuticals, paints, adhesives and packaging. Along with its manufacturing plants, the business also has an innovative centre of excellence for research and development
  • IRISNDT, a nationwide supplier of NDT services ranging from refining, oil, chemical and power generation to engineering, fabrication and steelmaking, as well as insurance and third party inspection. Specific inspection applications include ship inspection, marine pressure system testing, package boiler and structural steel inspection
  • Jupiter, an IT Support Provider delivering cyber-security-focused managed IT services to businesses whilst being at the forefront of the latest technologies available in the market
  • Luxinar, a company that’s been at the forefront of laser technology for over 20 years and is a leading manufacturer of sealed carbon dioxide laser sources up to 1000W and femtosecond laser sources
  • NEC Software Solutions, a global tech company with an office in Hull, which helps to build software and services across housing, government, healthcare and public safety
  • Orsted, a renewable energy company that constructs and operates offshore wind farms across Europe
  • Quickline, A Broadband Provider that gives customers the digital life they deserve through lightning-fast broadband connections, using the latest tech to bring broadband to rural areas and helping those who might not get online otherwise
  • Sauce, an agile software development agency that develops IoT solutions, mobile applications and bespoke business software for companies across a range of industries
  • Sewell Group, the Hull-based construction, investment, facilities management and fuel and convenience stores business
  • Shipham Valves, one of the longest established, highly trusted and most respected valve manufacturers in the World, serving the global onshore and offshore oil and gas, petrochemical, power generation, marine, naval marine, fire protection and pipeline applications industries
  • Sonoco Trident, the world’s fastest-growing and most innovative digital brand management business, also headquartered in Hull
  • The 55 Group, leading the way in software that transforms the traditional approach to procurement, construction and the management of the built environment with ESG and Social Value at the heart of everything they do

Our Partners

  • Air Products, a global company that provide atmospheric gases, process and specialty gases to many different industries
  • AJ Building, a Hull-based building company which provides quality building work in Hull and surrounding areas
  • Baumer, a leading manufacturer in sensors, encoders, measuring instruments and components for automated image processing
  • CATCH, an industry led partnership supporting the process, energy, engineering and renewable industries in Lincolnshire, Yorkshire and Humber
  • Harper Fox Partners, a leading executive search firm providing talent solutions for the global energy, engineering, manufacturing and utilities sector
  • Heald, world-class innovators in perimeter security technology and the UK’s largest manufacturer of quality security equipment
  • Horncastle, specialist in creating innovative property solutions
  • LSTC Group, a firm of Consulting Engineers and Land Surveyors who have been providing professional engineering services to the electricity sector for six decades
  • Northern Powergrid, managing the electricity network that powers everyday life for more than 8 million people across 3.9 million homes and businesses in the North East, Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire
  • Ridings Consulting Engineers Ltd, specialists in providing Building Services Engineering design solutions for refurbishment and new construction projects, working independently or with architects, developers, project managers, property owners, quantity surveyors, local authorities and contractors
  • Spectrum, an award-winning technology business with over 35 years’ experience and a track record of helping organisations make significant savings in time and money by introducing highly-efficient, automated business management and print processes
  • Wykeland Group, a leading property development company


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