Driven Magazine – Issue 4

Driven, the new Technology Driven magazine from Penso Group, is a modern, stylish magazine with a broad range of content that will engage readers and give them an insight into Penso and what we do. We will keep you up to date with company news, new services and sector developments in the UK and across […]

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Penso’s approach to increasing productivity

Penso has developed from a standing start in 2005 to one of the UK’s fastest growing manufacturers, currently employing 250 people. The new facility is another step on the ladder for the engineering consultancy that highlights Penso’s capabilities and position in the industry. The new automated composite body assembly plant will be a key contributor […]

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Penso recognised at National Awards

The British Engineering Excellence Awards (BEEAs) promote the quality of engineering design within the UK, focusing on innovation and success. The award ceremony was presented at the Honourable Artillery Company in the City of London, 5th October 2017. Hosted by the legendary Johnny Ball, the event was filled with entertainment and excerpts from his new […]

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Coventry-based manufacturing specialist to expand with new multi-million pound finance package

Penso Group will continue its rapid development having a secured an £11m funding package with Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks. The composite manufacturing specialist provides a complete turnkey engineering service to customers from prototyping to manufacturing in the automotive, aerospace, defence and rail sectors. Penso Group has recently been awarded a government grant to be the […]

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Penso receives UK grant to develop high-volume automotive composite technologies as part of consortium with Bentley and Solvay

Penso, Bentley and Solvay, have partnered to deliver “Project FLAVA – Flexible Lightweight Architectures for Vehicle Applications”. Penso is the lead partner in the consortium. FLAVA will develop the composite structural engineering, material science and manufacturing process technologies required to implement a modular, multi-material Body-In-White structure suited for high volume production. The project, through the […]

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GOVERNMENT DRIVES INVESTMENT IN UK AUTO SECTOR WITH OVER £109 MILLION OF FUNDING FOR DRIVERLESS AND LOW CARBON PROJECTS

£109 million of government investment into cutting-edge automotive research and development projects Seven low carbon vehicle projects set to receive a share of £62 million funding, safeguarding 2,370 jobs First winners of connected and autonomous vehicles (CAV2) competition set to receive £31 million Business Secretary Greg Clark and Transport Minister John Hayes have today awarded […]

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Penso exhibited at JEC World 2017

The JEC World exhibition proved to be a success for Penso once again as they exhibited at the world’s largest composite show for the third time. You were able to see on Penso’s display this year: an automotive body structure; a lightweight roof system, known as the Bimini roof; and Penso’s unique lightweight composite rail […]

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New Rail Funding to Fast Track Innovation

The recently launched Rail Supply Growth Fund, managed by Finance Birmingham, has provided a funding package to Penso to fast track their innovation of new composite doors for trains. The funding package will help Penso to accelerate the innovation and production of their revolutionary composite design of a train door, a concept that they expect […]

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Driven Magazine – Issue 3

Driven, the new Technology Driven magazine from Penso Group, is a modern, stylish magazine with a broad range of content that will engage readers and give them an insight into Penso and what we do. We will keep you up to date with company news, new services and sector developments in the UK and across […]

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Women in Engineering

The World Economic Forum predicts the gender gap won’t close entirely until 2186. This is too long to wait. Supporting International Women’s Day on 8th March,  Read Penso’s article, ‘Women in Engineering’, to see how we embrace gender diversification.   CLICK HERE to read our article.

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All Hail The New Black Cab! Vito Taxi Launches In London

The hotly anticipated all-new Vito Taxi officially launches in London today, priced from £159 a week*. Offering unrivalled levels of space and refined comfort for the driver and up to six passengers, as well as being fully-wheelchair accessible, the new Mercedes-Benz Vito Taxi sets the benchmark for London’s black cabs, and is now available to […]

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Penso sponsoring Atomic Force – Bablake School

Penso is proud to announce the sponsoring of the F1 Atomic Force team from Bablake school in Coventry. The F1 in schools challenge is an international competition for the engineers of the future. It involves creating a scale model of a racing car, which will be propelled along by compressed gas. In order to do this […]

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Driven Magazine – Issue 2

Driven, the new Technology Driven magazine from Penso Group, is a modern, stylish magazine with a broad range of content that will engage readers and give them an insight into Penso and what we do. We will keep you up to date with company news, new services and sector developments in the UK and across […]

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Cabbie Nick hails Britain’s first Euro 6 Mercedes-Benz Vito Taxi

Edinburgh cabbie Nick Adam has become the first customer in Britain for the all-new, cleaner, ‘greener’ Mercedes-Benz Vito Taxi. A worthy successor to the vehicle that took the industry by storm, the new taxi features advanced, low-emission Euro 6 engine technology and is impressively fuel-efficient. It also offers unrivalled levels of space and refined comfort […]

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Penso’s Business Profile in Wright Hassall Magazine

Penso has been featured in Wright Hassall’s launch of Law and Manufacturing magazine. CLICK HERE to read the full article on page 7 & 8.

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Out-of-autoclave tooling (Penso featured in Composites World Magazine)

Penso Group Ltd. (Coventry, UK), in partnership with JE Engineering (Coventry) and Nottingham University (Nottingham, UK), is featuring in its CAMX booth the results of work they’ve done on Affordable Carbon Fibre (AffCAR) for the UK niche-vehicle sector. The aim of the AffCAR project was to reduce the cost of vehicle parts and tooling for […]

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All-new fuel-efficient Euro 6 Vito Taxi launches

Mercedes-Benz Vans has launched its all-new Vito Taxi; a worthy successor to the vehicle that took the industry by storm, which has sold in excess of 3,000 units since its launch in 2008. Vito Taxi offers unrivalled levels of space and refined comfort for the driver and up to six passengers, as well as being […]

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Brochures

If you want to find out about Penso at a glance, have a read through our company brochure. COMPANY BROCHURE Find out about our capabilities in Consulting, Composite Technologies and Special Operations.   RAIL BROCHURE Find out about our Lightweight Composite Rail Door.

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Penso plans new jobs after £1m Finance Birmingham backing

Twenty new jobs will be created at an automotive manufacturer after it secured £1 million in fresh investment. Penso City Vehicles has received the cash injection from funding stream Finance Birmingham in a move which will also safeguard a further 50 jobs. Penso, which provides specialist modification to vehicles in the automotive, aerospace, defence and […]

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Simulation Driven Design for Manufacture of a Pressed Composite Automotive Tailgate

A technical paper, written by Andy Ngai (Senior Engineer) and Dr. Mark Arnold (Technical Specialist) was published by Desktop Engineering. Penso was commissioned by a European automotive OEM to design and manufacture a continuous fiber reinforced composite tailgate prototype. This would be a lightweight alternative to the current production tailgate that is molded from Sheet Molding Compound […]

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Inside Dyson’s new engineering centre at Cambridge University

Sir James Dyson is speaking on the eve of the launch of the new Dyson Centre for Engineering Design at Cambridge University, a new building that has been constructed with a £8m grant from his charitable arm, the Dyson Foundation. Among the Cambridge students that are benefitting from the new centre is Aurelia Hibbert, an […]

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Driven Magazine

Driven, the new Technology Driven magazine from Penso Group, is a modern, stylish magazine with a broad range of content that will engage readers and give them an insight into Penso and what we do. We will keep you up to date with company news, new services and sector developments in the UK and across […]

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Penso at JEC World 2016

Penso has showcased its latest innovative technology for the production of lightweight carbon fibre composite components at JEC World from 8th-10th March in Paris, Nord Villepinte. All parts on display have been designed and manufactured using our Hot Compression Moulding and High-Pressure Resin Transfer Moulding technologies. Lightweight Front Bulkhead & Bimini Roof       […]

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Driven Magazine

Driven, the new Technology Driven magazine from Penso Group, is a modern, stylish magazine with a broad range of content that will engage readers and give them an insight into Penso and what we do. We will keep you up to date with company news, new services and sector developments in the UK and across […]

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Penso set to unveil composite solutions at JEC

A composite door design and innovative high volume automotive parts made in the West Midlands will be unveiled at a major international show in Paris next week. Penso, which employs 230 people across sites in Coventry, London and Pune (India), will showcase two new lightweight advancements it has pioneered for the rail and automotive sectors […]

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Rail Supply Group Sector Strategy Launch

The Rail Supply Group (RSG) has  launched its strategy (1 February 2016) to build growth in the UK rail industry and support exports. During an event at the Advanced Manufacturing Training Centre (AMTC) in Coventry hosted by Business Secretary Sajid Javid, Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin and Managing Director of Alstom UK & Ireland Terence Watson, […]

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Cytec reinforces its position as a key composites partner in the serial automotive market by acquiring an equity position in Penso

Cytec Industries Inc. (CYT) announced today that it has acquired an equity position in Penso Holdings Ltd, a leading engineering services, vehicle conversion, and composite part manufacturing company headquartered in Coventry, United Kingdom. The terms of the agreements will not be disclosed. The companies have also signed a joint agreement to develop fast-curing, optimized composite […]

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Penso races away with Jubilee Cup

Penso built on its successful track record in the Jaguar Land Rover Challenge by securing yet another top prize. The company went head-to-head with 100 teams in Llangollen to see who could gain the most points in hiking and activity challenges. Our staff, which ranged from designers, shop floor operatives and senior management, took on […]

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Taking the weight out of the equation gives Penso a boost

Industry’s drive for lightweight structures has delivered a £4m sales boost for one of Coventry’s fastest growing manufacturers.

Penso, which offers a complete turnkey engineering service, has seen turnover rise to over £20m this year after securing a host of new contracts with car makers, railway companies and the defence contractors… all keen to tap into its concept design, feasibility analysis, advanced composite and niche production capabilities.

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Bridgestone world solar challenge is inspirational for young engineers say industry leaders

Cambridge University Eco Racing (CUER) secures support vital to maintain momentum.

Aspirational projects – such as building innovative solar powered vehicles for the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge that push the boundaries of aerodynamics, new materials and teamwork – are vital in sparking the imagination and ambition of young engineers. Cambridge University Eco Racing (CUER), which announces its first full-time Programme Director on 3rd July, has succeeded in attracting over 60 members to its team, many of whom are not reading engineering.

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Penso unveils lightweight composite rail door at JEC Show

A composite rail door designed and made in the West Midlands has been unveiled at a major international show in Paris. Penso, which employs 220 people across its two Coventry sites, showcased its latest innovative product that is expected to offer a 30% weight reduction on the current aluminium model. Bosses from the firm are […]

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Penso scoops ‘Manufacturer of the Year’ at awards

Coventry-based company wins the title at the recent Midlands Business Awards 2015.

Global expansion, a new composite production facility and a £4million sales boost were just some of the reasons behind Penso securing a notable award last week.

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JEC Europe 2015 Innovations – Penso pressed composite technology

Penso has taken an innovative approach to designing the tools such that they can be used in existing presses without modification. Penso has cutting edge composites and analysis capabilities that have resulted in the development of press form tooling and processes for high volume composite manufacturing , meaning parts are produced in minutes, not hours. Penso has taken an innovative approach […]

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Penso sets its sights on international growth after signing Indian deal

One of the UK’s fastest growing manufacturers signaled its intentions to move into Asia and the Far East, after it announced a strategic agreement with an Indian powerhouse. Penso Group, which offers complete turnkey engineering services, has joined forces with Pricol Technologies to open an offshore development centre to produce vehicle platforms and undertake niche […]

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Engineering Student Lands World-Class Role

A former mechanic is living his dream of a career in engineering a decade after leaving school without the qualifications he needed to follow the traditional university route into the industry.

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Chinese trade delegation visits Coventry company

A Coventry-based development engineering company has given key members of the Chinese government the lowdown on its innovative services. Penso, which works with some of the world’s most prestigious vehicle brands, wants to further develop its overseas trade and is being supported by the Coventry and Warwickshire Chamber of Commerce, UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) […]

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New jobs at engineering firm

A leading development engineering company, which is based in Coventry, is on target to create another 100 skilled jobs over the next three years to aid its expansion.

Penso, which works with some of the world’s most prestigious vehicle brands, already employs 140 staff and wants to grow that figure to help service its expanding client base.

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