Latest News from Robbie Fluid Engineering

Latest News for Robbie Fluid Engineering

After the successful completion of the British Standard Institute (BSI) audit earlier this month, Robbie Fluid Engineering are happy to announce we have been granted a certificate of registration for complying with the 2018 ISO 45001 Occupational Health & Safety Standard.   

We shall run this new management system in tandem with the current Quality Management System, ISO 9001, which we have successfully remained compliant with since 2011.


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A wonderful afternoon was had by all at the FSB awards ceremony for the Scottish finalists.  Held in the stunning Old College Playfair Library in Edinburgh, there was a record number of applicants this year.  With such a high calibre of businesses in all the categories, it was such a privilege to be nominated for 'Employer of the Year' and 'Family Business of the Year'.  Sadly, we didn't get to take home any prizes this year, but huge congratulations to our category winners Cruise Loch Ness... Read more


We are delighted to announce that Robbie Fluid Engineering are finalists in 2 categories for the 2019 awards hosted by the Federation of Small Businesses.   We have been shortlisted for the 'Family Business of the Year' and 'Employer of the Year' awards, with the area final taking place 21st February 2019.  Watch this space for updates!     

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Stephen Adams, 24, started his journey with Robbie Fluid Engineering in May 2016 after being one of several apprentices being made redundant from an onshore Oil & Gas firm.  He had already completed an HNC in Mechanical Engineering, and was part way through his Modern Apprenticeship with West Lothian College before starting with Robbie Fluid Engineering.  Working in the depot full time allowed Stephen to learn from his fellow journeymen who had trained and developed in the same way.... Read more

Callum McCarthy, 21, started his journey into a Modern Apprenticeship with Robbie Fluid Engineering straight from school at the age of 16.  He also attended West Lothian College one day per week to continue to improve his skills and understanding, and also to give him the opportunity to share his experiences with other apprentices in similar fields.

Callum successfully completed his apprenticeship in March 2017 and works for Robbie Fluid Engineering to further continue his development... Read more

As well as being on hand to help with all of your hydraulic needs, Robbie Fluid Engineering has now formed a training partnership with the British Fluid Power Association (BFPA).  

Training is something that Robbie Fluid has always ranked high in the list of priorities, by continuously taking on young staff and supporting through to apprenticeship.  This conscious decision to impart knowledge and experience has always been to support the continuance of the hydraulic and engineering... Read more

Alistair Carmichael related his experience of a visit to Robbie Fluid Engineering as keynote speaker at the Annual Regional Dinner for the Federation of Small Businesses. He said “People like Mark go to great lengths, work long hours and take big risks to establish small businesses. Whatever their reasons might be, the efforts of small businesses should be supported and not hindered by Government.” Praise indeed. Robbie Fluid Engineering Ltd, have built up their specialist fluid engineering... Read more

Thomas Casey and Callum McCarthy share their experience of the work-based learning Modern Apprenticeship scheme while working for the Bathgate-based firm Robbie Fluid Engineering.

21 year old Thomas Casey left school at 16 with no clear idea of what career he wanted to pursue. After starting on the Get Ready for Work training program he worked on a placement with the firm Robbie Fluid  Engineering and was successful in securing a Modern Apprenticeship with them.... Read more

Robbie Fluid Engineering Ltd Highly Commended up in 2014 at the Chamber of Commerce Awards night.

The Highly Commended award was gained in the category for Excellence in Supporting Staff Learning and Development. The dinner was well attended with categories for Business of the Year, Business Woman of the Year and New Business Start-Up of the Year.  Recently qualified apprentice Thomas Casey attended the Dinner event together with Managing Director Mark Robbie and his wife Carol Robbie... Read more

Thomas Casey graduated at West Lothian College in May 2014 as part of a work-based learning Modern Apprenticeship scheme while working for Robbie Fluid Engineering and completed his apprenticeship in October 2014.

21 year old Thomas left school at 16 with no clear idea of what he wanted to do. After starting on the “Get Ready for Work” training program he worked on a placement with Robbie Fluid Engineering and was successful in securing a Modern Apprenticeship with them.  Mark Robbie... Read more