Category: Press Releases

Growing the Brand

Some people like a challenge – they like starting from scratch and building their way up, with no clients and a limited amount of funds. Murray Kerr, the founder of SengS, is one of those people. Founded in 2012, Murray took large risks in the beginning. Nobody was willing to offer financial support initially but, four months later, the company secured its first project. This gave him the enthusiasm to continue, and as more opportunities came his way Murray has…

Animation – SengS Riser, Caisson & Jacket Multi Purpose Cleaning Tool

Multi Purpose (Riser, Caisson & Jacket) Cleaning Tool is a lightweight and easy to function tool which fits securely onto product with minimal adjustments required. Water pressure of up to 10,000psi is used to provide 360 degree cleaning of the riser. Integrated debris removal scrapers on both ends of the tool ensure that it can operate bi-directionally thus offering potential time savings during cleaning operations.…

From leaving school at 15 with no qualifications to building a multi-million pound company within 2 years.

Murray Kerr is the Founder and Managing Director of SengS Subsea Engineering Solutions. Murray left school at 15 with no qualifications and began his career with the Royal Navy.  In 2012, Murray remortgaged his home in order to start his own business, SengS subsea engineering solutions providing Engineering Design, Consultancy, IRM Project Support, Testing & Flushing, Subsea Tooling and Repair and refurbishment of subsea and topside applications. Within four months, SengS achieved a net profit of  £150,000 and within two…

SengS secures £1.2million of work in 6 weeks

Engineering and services company, SengS, has secured £1.2million of work in the last six weeks. The Ellon-based firm has been contracted by a number of top-tier firms to test and assemble subsea components. It has also won contracts from several other clients for pressure and environment testing. The contracts utilise SengS’ engineering, design and consultancy works, as well as its manufacturing capabilities. This announcement marks the latest in a series of successes for the firm, which recently won two six-figure…

Murray Kerr scoops up at both Regional and Local Entrepreneurial Awards

It was a double celebration last night for Murray Kerr, Managing Director of Ellon-based multi-discipline Engineering and Service Company, SengS. Murray was announced as the one of the winners of the Regional Finals for Scotland in the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2015 at a prestigious ceremony held at the Gleneagles Hotel.  He will be part of the eight Scotland Winners that will be travelling down to London for the UK Award Ceremony being held in on 10th October,…

Double Entrepreneurial Celebration for SengS Boss

Managing Director of Ellon-based multi-discipline Engineering and Service Company SengS, Murray Kerr, has recently been announced as a finalist in two Entrepreneurial Awards. Murray has been shortlisted as a Regional finalist for Scotland in the EY Entrepreneur of the Year Awards 2015. He has also been nominated as a Finalist in the Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year Category for the Elevator Awards 2015. Murray is no stranger in being a finalist in these awards with his company, SengS, previously winning…

SengS HQ Workshop Extension

SengS has recently expanded by opening its new Workshop Extension. The additional 400 sq metre extension doubles the size of the existing workshop, providing much needed Test and Assembly areas due to the increased demand for the use of our facilities. It has given us the opportunity to add a further Test Cell (4.5m x 5.4m x 3m) and a new Test Pit (4.5m x 4.5m x 4.8m), which will support our Testing Division growth plans. Managing Director, Murray Kerr…

SengS launch New Orbital and Autogenous Welding Division.

SengS have recently spent over £200,000 in specialist orbital welding equipment and staff training. Orbital Welding is a specialised area of Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) that involves the circular movement of the welding tool around the workpiece with or without the use (Autogenous) of a filler metal, producing stronger, higher quality welds, the types of which are requested by many Oil & Gas companies. Engineering Director, Chris Waller said, “In developing our new Test & Assembly capabilities, we needed…