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Q&A with Phillip Pearson, CEO at Orbital Fabrications

Q&A with Phillip Pearson, CEO at Orbital Fabrications

We chat to Phillip Pearson, Chief Executive Officer at Orbital Fabrications. Congratulations Pip on being with Orbital now for 30 years. Q: Orbital has over 30 years’ experience in orbital welding services and is an industry expert in stainless steel TIG welding and...

Orbital Fabrications is exhibiting at Subcon 2022!

Orbital Fabrications is exhibiting at Subcon 2022!

Orbital Fabrications will be attending the Subcon exhibition, the UK’s premier subcontract manufacturing supply chain show, from the 7th to the 9th of June, at the NEC in Birmingham. During the event, we will be showcasing our latest innovations in TIG Welding...

UK Energy Strategy Announced – the future is Hydrogen

UK Energy Strategy Announced – the future is Hydrogen

The UK Government announced its new strategy for energy within the UK on Wednesday 6th April, which promises an increase in both fossil fuel drilling and clean energy use. The government has put nuclear power at the centre of the strategy, as well as a drive to fully...

Orbital Fabrications is attending the Hydrogen Tech Expo 2022

Orbital Fabrications is attending the Hydrogen Tech Expo 2022

Orbital Fabrications is exhibiting at the Hydrogen Tech Expo held on the 31st March 2022 at Telford’s International Centre. The event promises to be a unique and exclusive opportunity for attendees to network with leaders in hydrogen technology services, as well as...

Site Installation of High Purity Stainless Steel Pipework

Site Installation of High Purity Stainless Steel Pipework

Orbital Fabrications is an industry leader in designing, fabricating, installing, and certifying high purity systems for chemicals and gases used within semiconductor fabrication, chemical processing, and other advanced technology industries. We have extensive...

TIG welding took centre stage on Orbital Fabrications’ stand

TIG welding took centre stage on Orbital Fabrications’ stand

Thank you to everyone who visited us at the Southern Manufacturing and Electronics show last week. It was a great exhibition, showcasing the very best in British manufacturing. TIG welding took centre stage on Orbital Fabrications’ stand. Specialist manufacturer of...

Hydrogen – The Future of Green Transportation

Hydrogen – The Future of Green Transportation

Hydrogen has been called the “answer to the UK’s goal of achieving the Government’s net zero targets”. The ‘UK Hydrogen Strategy’, published by the Government, states that “as a result of its geography, geology, infrastructure and capabilities, the UK has an important...

Orbital Fabrications wishes you a Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

Orbital Fabrications wishes you a Merry Christmas & Happy New Year

The team at Orbital Fabrications would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a very Happy Christmas. We thank you for your continued support in what has been a tough year for many, with the pandemic causing a disruptive impact on all of our lives. But we look...

The increase in demand for Hydrogen

The increase in demand for Hydrogen

Hydrogen has been a part of the history of energy and transport for centuries. Its unique properties of being light, storable, and being a rich source of energy that produces zero direct emissions of any pollutants or greenhouse gasses in its greenest form, means that...

Orbital Fabrications – your partner for specialist welding

Orbital Fabrications – your partner for specialist welding

Welding can be defined as the joining together of materials through exposure to high temperatures. These high temperatures melt a base metal, which when allowed to cool, will have firmly fused to the secondary material. Welding is a stronger method of joining...

What Are High Nickel Content Alloys?

What Are High Nickel Content Alloys?

High nickel content alloys are a staple of the aerospace and pharmaceutical manufacturing industry due to their many unique properties. For example, within the aerospace industry, high nickel content alloys are preferred due to their strength at extremely high...

Reshoring Manufacturing… what does it mean for your company?

Reshoring Manufacturing… what does it mean for your company?

How stable is your supply chain? The past two years have certainly presented the biggest challenges on manufacturing supply chains the world over. As we emerge from a global pandemic, we are witnessing a changed economic landscape for manufacturers and their...

Visit us at the Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Conference, NEC, 16th November

Visit us at the Hydrogen & Fuel Cells Conference, NEC, 16th November

Never before has there been so much interest in Hydrogen as a future alternative energy source due to its reliability and renewable properties. The conference, run by the Climate Change Solutions, will look at both the Hydrogen Economy and the range of applications...

Thank you for visiting us at Subcon 2021

Thank you for visiting us at Subcon 2021

Thank you to everyone who visited us at Subon last week. It was great to finally connect with existing clients and indeed to meet some potential new ones. Orbital showcased our latest range of orbital welding services, products and turnkey project solutions, a range...

Orbital Fabrications works with Bronkhorst UK Ltd

Orbital Fabrications works with Bronkhorst UK Ltd

Earlier this year, we at Orbital Fabrications were asked by Bronkhorst UK Ltd to design and fabricate a skid for mixing three gases, to be used for research purposes in an amine capture plant at The University of Sheffield's Translational Energy Research Centre....

The 5 Benefits of Using Hydrogen Energy

The 5 Benefits of Using Hydrogen Energy

Orbital Fabrications has the capability to manufacture Hydrogen control systems, associated pipework, or complete skid systems in our facility. We offer full turn-key solutions, assist with design and provide full documentation packages with traceability on materials,...

Hydrogen – The Alternative Energy of The Future?

Hydrogen – The Alternative Energy of The Future?

In recent years there has been increasing investment into the research and development of the use of Hydrogen as a possible future alternative energy source due to its reliability and renewable properties. Many experts are of the opinion that the use of Hydrogen as an...

Reshoring And The Benefits To Manufacturing

Reshoring And The Benefits To Manufacturing

The recent events both in the UK and worldwide have had, and are still having, a profound effect on the manufacturing industry. The first major blow was the divisive 2016 Brexit referendum leading to the UK officially leaving the European Union in January of this...

High Purity Welding in the Semi-Conductor Industry

High Purity Welding in the Semi-Conductor Industry

Orbital Fabrications specialises in High Purity Welding, this technique is used across various industries, namely within laboratories, universities and in semiconductor, pharmaceutical and aerospace. The process involves the welding of tubes to transmit special gases....

Covid-19 Update – Supporting Customers and Staff

Covid-19 Update – Supporting Customers and Staff

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Latest Update The manufacturing and engineering industries continue to play an essential role in the response to the Covid-19 pandemic, so it’s vital that we remain fully operational to support those customers. Our team is working harder than...

3 Major Benefits of the Orbital Welding Process

3 Major Benefits of the Orbital Welding Process

The Orbital Welding process is used in many industrial sectors where pipes, tubes and fittings need to be welded together. The welding equipment joins the parts to one another without the use of filler wire (autogenously). Orbital pipe and tube welding equipment is...

The need for Clean Rooms in the fight against Viruses

The need for Clean Rooms in the fight against Viruses

Orbital Fabrications is proud to have over 30 years’ experience in supplying the medical and pharmaceutical industries. It is highly important to us, especially during these most difficult times, to be able to assist our clients in the fight against Covid-19....

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Latest update

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Latest update

We understand the uncertainty this unprecedented time might be causing, however we remain focused on supporting all of our customers wherever they may be. YES, WE ARE OPEN! Orbital Fabrications Ltd is accepting and processing orders. Our Customer Service and Technical...

Fighting Covid-19

Fighting Covid-19

Orbital Fabrications would like to reach out to all UK manufacturers that are involved in fighting Covid-19, whether it’s building ventilators, researching and testing or manufacturing much needed drugs. We would like to offer our services to assist and support in...

Helium: The Go-To Choice for Leak Testing

Helium: The Go-To Choice for Leak Testing

Orbital Fabrications The Many Reasons to Test for Leaks What could be more essential than testing leaks in components, valves, pipes, storage tanks and manifolds in your facility? Testing for leaks is essential not only for the smooth running of facilities and for...

A Day In The Life Of: Gary Baker, Machine Shop Manager

A Day In The Life Of: Gary Baker, Machine Shop Manager

What does your role involve? I manage the machine shop and the production of manufactured parts from various assemblies. I schedule all the projects from order, through to production and delivery. Sometimes, projects/orders can come in with a demanding deadline and we...

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