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 integrated safety business, dedicated to keeping businesses, their people and the planet a safer place, today and into the future
  • BAE Systems, we provide some of the world’s most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions. We employ a skilled workforce of 99,800 people in more than 40 countries. Working with customers and local partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture, and support products and systems to deliver military capability, protect national security and people, and keep critical information and infrastructure secure.
  • 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
  • Cranswick is one of the largest food producers in the UK, employing over 13,700 people across 22 sites in the UK. We supply premium, fresh and added-value food products to retailers, food service and the export market. We are committed to producing great tasting, sustainable food, from farm to fork.
  • 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
  • Giacom provides a platform that makes it really simple for technology resellers and MSPs to access everything they need – comms, cloud, IT and billing – from the world’s leading vendors and service providers – to create brilliant technology solutions for UK small businesses’
  • 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 year
  • Ideal Heating, the heating solutions’ UK leader providing central heating you can rely on for over 100 years, Ideal Heating has been brining warmth and comfort to domestic and commercial markets since 1906. Committed to a sustainable future and maintaining our core principles of quality, innovation and value, we supply market-leadings heating solutions to homes and businesses across the UK.
  • 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,Award winning IT Support, IT Consultancy and Cyber Security; becoming the IT Department to organisations and local businesses. We strive to empower businesses of all sizes by levering cutting edge technology, delivering exceptional service and fostering long-term partnerships. A customer centric approach, technical expertise and a commitment to excellence.
  • Litmus, an industry leading agency producing premium packaging mock-ups, prototypes, and digital visuals for brand managers and creative agencies. We test diverse designs, finishes, materials, and structures, ensuring brand essence is reflected in every output. Our agile team collaborates directly with suppliers, agencies and global brand owners offering cost efficient services, balancing quality and timeliness.
  • Luxinar, a company that’s been at the forefront of laser technology for over 25 years and is a leading manufacturer of sealed carbon dioxide laser sources up to 1000W and ultrashort pulse 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 fast and reliable connectivity, using the latest technology to bring broadband to rural communities across Yorkshire and Lincolnshire connecting them to a world of possibilities, with no connection left behind.
  • 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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