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Rotec staff training

Rotec are pleased to announce that a number of our engineers have attended and passed the National Fluid Power Centre accredited training programme.

Claire Brown – ‘qualified electronics engineer’ has now passed Stage 2 Hydraulics (industrial) , Claire’s additional skills qualification is on the back of many years’ experience with Rotec covering manufacturing and service support on site with a wide range of industrial, mobile and marine applications.. Well done Claire!! 

Phil Mees – Phil, Hydraulic Engineer has passed Stage 1 Hydraulics, Phil joined the team 2 years ago providing a wide range of skills from manufacturing, fabrication and now hydraulics. Phil will now be headed for Stage 2, well done!

Phil Murrant – Hydraulic Engineer – Phil has now passed level 2  Industrial Hydraulics, whilst majority of Phil’s time is spent working on mobile machinery, the Industrial course provided course topics that had benefits across mobile and industrial applications. Well done Phil!

Dan Foster – Dan is our electrical apprentice, currently 2 years into his HNC apprenticeship supported by Bridgwater College. Dan’s determination has seen a transition from the hose and connectors side of the business to a dedicated and keen member of the engineering team. Dan has attended and passed Stage 2 Hydraulics – Well done Dan.







Accumulator Recertification with Parker

Rotec Hydraulics Ltd signs New Parker Authorised Accumulator Recertification Centre Agreement.  

Rotec Hydraulics has joined the Parker Authorised Recertification Centre Network offering full accumulator recertification and written schemes under the Pressure System Safety Regulations 2000. Rotec Managing Director stated that the new agreement along with our authorised and trained engineers to support the service, uniquely places Rotec within the South West as a Quality and dedicated hydraulics service and support centre for a wide range of manufacturing and marine businesses requiring approved and recognised dedicated test centres.

Photo Rotec Managing Director Paul Prouse and Parker Uk Fluid Power Distribution Sales Manager Richard Fenner





Rotec Hydraulics sign two year deal with Somerset County Cricket Club

Rotec will be a new name on the front of Somerset’s Royal London One-Day Cup shirt this year, after Rotec signed a new two year contract with Somerset County Cricket Club.

This new deal  builds on an existing partnership between the two organisations which has seen Rotec sponsor the covers at the Coopers Associates County Ground for the last two years.

Following the signing of this new agreement, Head of Commercial Operations as Somerset County Cricket Club Jez Curwin said ” we have been working with Rotec for two years already and they have been a pleasure to do business with. I am  delighted that this agreement will see them having a greater presence at the club”

Paul Prouse, Rotec’s Managing Director said:

” Rotec are a locally based supplier of hydraulic hoses, systems and components to significant customer base countrywide, including Western Power, Princess Yachts and the Ministry of Defence. Having had some advertising involvement with Somerset County Cricket Club for sometime ,including the supply of the covers, we are pleased to be able to sponsor the Royal London One-Day Cup shirts for the coming two seasons. The Directors and staff are avid Somerset County Cricket Club supporters, who together with  club members and other supporters are looking forwards to what should be an exciting few months of cricket”

Check out Somerset County Cricket Club web site for fixtures etc.: http://www.somersetcountycc.co.uk



Children in Need – Friday 13th November

Rotec raised £148.00 for Children In Need  by the means of  selling cakes. We would like to thank Taunton Aerospace, Plumbase and Bifold Marshalsea for helping us to raise the money. Rotec donated the remaining cakes to a local Nursing home.

Children in Need raised a record £37m this year. http://www.bbcchildreninneed.co.uk



Breast Cancer Awareness Day

Wear Pink Day- Friday 23rd October

Staff at Rotec’s office in Taunton wore Pink to work to raise funds for Breast Cancer. Staff wore various pink items to work and raised £160.00.


Did you know that every year nearly 55,000 people are diagnosed with breast cancer in the UK, that’s the equivalent of one person every 10 minutes. 1 in 8 women in the UK will develop breast cancer in their lifetime.

Visit http://www.breastcancer.org for more information