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Portobello-RMF Engineering Ltd is pleased to announce the new Managing Director

Portobello-RMF Engineering Ltd, one of the United Kingdoms most respected and long-established Company’s within the High Integrity Fabrication & Pressure Equipment Sectors, is pleased to announce the appointment of Jamie Housley as Managing Director. Following on from previous Managing Director’s (Graham Avill) perspective, Jamie will continue to guide the Company through diverse industry sectors and maintain the reputation that Portobello-RMF upholds.

Jamie started his employment with Portobello-RMF over 16-years ago, progressing from the shop floor to more recently becoming Operations Director in 2020. Jamie had the following to say, ‘In what has been a challenging time for everyone throughout the past 2 years due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, I am excited and thankful to the Board of Trustees for offering me the opportunity to lead this great Company forward. The future for the Company is very positive and that wouldn’t be possible without every single member of the team at Portobello-RMF, and I am grateful for their continued support in my new role’.

In view of this announcement, Managing Director – Jamie Housley, would like to remind our valued clients the services that Portobello-RMF Engineering Ltd can offer.

Founded in 1933, Portobello-RMF has a long-standing history of manufacturing fabrications to the highest quality and safety standards. As an amalgamation of two highly respected and experienced fabrication companies, Portobello Fabrications Ltd and RMF Engineering Ltd, Portobello-RMF delivers exceptional services and pushes the boundaries of fabrication within the industry. Following the amalgamation that took place in 2009, Portobello-RMF became an employee-owned organisation in 2018 via an Employee Ownership Trust and is in full control of its own finances and asset base.

Portobello-RMF specialises in the mechanical design, thermal design and fabrication of process plant equipment. Our skilled expertise applies to a broad range of fabrications, such as heat exchangers, pressure vessels, skid packages, pipework and other bespoke, special and high integrity fabrications, all to meet the requirements of International Design Codes, ASME, EN13445, PD5500 and client specifications.

In turn, these fabrications serve a diverse market that includes Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals, Specialty Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Food, Power Generation, Water, Defence and Nuclear industries. Portobello-RMF has a well-established reputation for quality products and is accredited to ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 3834-2. Portobello-RMF is also one of the few companies in the UK approved to Lloyds Rules for ships, Class 1. With this approval we are extremely honored to have served numerous Navy’s around the world by supplying the Pressure Hulls for the rescue submarines and other associated equipment. The highly specialised and precise systems can be designed to work at depths of up to 700m.

We would welcome enquiries from old and new client bases, please contact a member of our team on:

+44 (0) 114 251 3092


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