Neilson Hydraulics & Engineering Ltd expands.

South Yorkshire based Neilson Hydraulics & Engineering Ltd is expanding its business with the acquisition of a new unit and the appointment of two new Apprentices.

Neilson Hydraulics supplies Bosch Rexroth and Sauer Danfoss high quality hydraulic components and solutions to companies in the construction, engineering, farming, materials handling, marine, plastics, recycling and steel industry. The firm also designs and manufactures hydraulic systems and cylinders at its factory in Sheffield.

The company has recently expanded its premises by acquiring an additional 3,000 sq. ft. unit, which features a new hydraulics and electronics assembly area, test rig, clean area, hydraulic and electrical service department.

Following the expansion, the company has recruited two new Apprentices aged 18 and 19 years, who will be trained in mechanical and electrical hydraulics. The Apprentices undertake practical training in the workshop under the supervision of the Works Manager and the company has enrolled the Apprentices on a Mechanical Engineering and Electrical Engineering course at Rotherham RCAT College.

Norman Opie, Director at Neilson Hydraulics said: “As we expand the business, it is important that we have young Apprentices coming through who are eager to learn and develop their careers in the hydraulics and engineering industry. Youth unemployment is very high at present, as a local business we wanted to provide employment for two new Apprentices who really want to learn the trade.”

Josh Rhodes (18), Apprentice at Neilson Hydraulics said: “I am really enjoying my apprenticeship at Neilson Hydraulics; I have just enrolled on the Mechanical Engineering course at Rotherham RCAT College. I work under supervision in the workshop and check the daily stock levels for Bosch Rexroth in stores.”

Josh Doe (19), Apprentice at Neilson Hydraulics said: “I am delighted to be working at Neilson Hydraulics as an Apprentice; it is an excellent opportunity to develop my career in hydraulics. I have just enrolled on the Electrical Engineering course at Rotherham RCAT College and I also work closely with the Electronics Manager on Sauer Danfoss PLUS+1™ electro-hydraulic applications.”

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  • Rotherham, S60 5TR