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McDonald Engineers to Launch Range of Stainless Steel Cylinders

McDonald Engineers, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of copper hot water cylinders, has announced it is to launch its own range of stainless steel cylinders after 2 years of research and product development in conjunction with Strathclyde University. The company has already successfully produced and tested several prototypes as well as investing heavily in new equipment and technology to assist with the manufacturing process required to meet the expected demand.

McDonald Engineers’ MD Embarks on Mt. Kilimanjaro Charity Challenge

McDonald Engineers’ Managing Director, Bill Stewart, has set off on an extraordinary challenge to scale Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa, and raise £20,000 for charity in the process.

Bill together with his wife Mairead, will join a team from the Rotary Club of Kirkcaldy as they take on the challenge of a lifetime to raise funds for projects in Tanzania that the Rotary has been supporting. Bill, more renowned for his love of cars as opposed to hill walking, explained,”

Demand for CUBEflow Grows

McDonald Engineers has seen a sharp rise in the demand for its CUBEflow range following the announcement that Elson will stop production of rectangular hot water tanks at the end of this month.

McDonald Engineers has a long standing reputation as a manufacturer of rectangular hot water tanks however, the company had been manufacturing them as a bespoke item as opposed to offering a standard range.

Bespoke Hot Water Cylinders- ELECTRAflow

Bespoke Hot Water Cylinders from McDonald Engineers

McDonald Engineers has demonstrated why it’s the UK’s leading manufacturer of bespoke hot water cylinders, by designing and manufacturing a highly technical cylinder that no other manufacturer was prepared to take on.

After discussing the project at length with the client, McDonald Engineers team specified an ELECTRAflow vented thermal store featuring eight immersion heaters, a solid fuel capability and two domestic hot water draw off coils.

McDonald Engineers to Launch Rectangular Hot Water Tanks

McDonald Engineers has announced that it is to launch a range of rectangular hot water tanks following the appointment of Doug Rodgerson who has joined the company from Elson Hot Water. The appointment follows Elson Hot Water’s decision to move out of the rectangular hot water copper tank market after many years of producing high quality units. McDonald Engineer’s CUBEflow range of rectangular copper tanks will be available in a range of direct, indirect and thermal stores with full production beginning early 2012.

Vacancy within the McDonald Engineers Technical Sales Team

McDonald Engineers would like to wish Daniel Morgan all the very best of luck as he leaves the company to embark upon a university degree. His departure means that there is currently a vacancy within the Technical Sales Team at McDonald Engineers based in Glenrothes Fife. Anyone who is interested in applying for this position should contact us as soon as possible on 01592 611123 or email their C.V. to enquiries@mcdonald-engineers.com

Copper Cylinder Spares

A supplier recently mentioned how he’d put a generic toner into his Canon branded fax machine and consequently broke it – unfortunately, that is the risk you take when you use non genuine parts and it can prove costly. The same applies when sourcing spare parts for McDonald Engineer Hot Water Cylinders. We strongly recommend using only genuine McDonald Engineers replacement parts for our hot water cylinders to ensure that your system continues to operate efficiently.

POWERflow Unvented Installation Course

Save the date! Wed 16th November - POWERflow Unvented Installation Course Held at our factory in Glenrothes in conjunction with 1st Class Gas Training and Assessment, the course will last for one day and include

Pembleton Enthusiasts tap into McDonald Engineers Copper Capabilities

McDonald Engineers has demonstrated its expertise in bespoke copper products by manufacturing a 500mm spun cylinder top for fitting to a Pembleton car. Whilst more renowned for the fabrication of high quality copper hot water cylinders, it is not unusual for the company to be asked to create copper products and components for purposes other than plumbing.