Overview of TWI Group of Companies


The TWI Group of companies, the operating arm of The Welding Institute, is one of the world’s foremost independent research and technology organisations. The group headquarters has been based at Great Abington near Cambridge, UK, since 1946, the group provides industry with engineering solutions in structures incorporating welding and associated technologies (structural integrity, metallurgy, failure investigations etc.) through:

  • information
  • advice and technology transfer
  • consultancy and project support
  • contract R&D
  • training and qualification
  • personal membership

Over 550 skilled staff are dedicated to helping industry apply all forms of joining technology
safely and efficiently. Some 3500 companies and organisations - representing virtually all sectors
of manufacturing industry from over 60 countries around the globe - benefit from TWI services.

TWI undertakes contract R & D in confidence for both industry and governments. TWI can offer
individual experts or teams able to help solve problems of all kinds related to materials joining. It will
send its specialists anywhere in the world at short notice on troubleshooting missions.

The following are the UK and non-UK companies within the TWI Group with an extensive network of agents to ensure global coverage: