About TWI

TWI is a global leader in technology engineering providing research and consultancy to its members. Respected for its expertise, professionalism, impartiality and confidentiality, TWI works with the most influential companies worldwide across all industry sectors. A member company benefits from TWI's specialist knowledge in structural integrity and corrosion management, materials testing, NDT, failure investigation, welding and joining technologies, materials processing, and training.


Life at TWI

If you ask our people what is the best thing about working at TWI, invariably they will mention the people. We have a diverse range of colleagues from different backgrounds, sectors and professions.  We believe that this diversity helps to encourage creativity and fosters innovation.

Working with leading experts in their field means that there is always the chance to learn something new. Our work is varied and offers innovation and challenge in helping to solve real industry problems that can have a profound impact on the world and people’s lives. 

We believe that developing our people to reach their full potential is paramount to our success as an independent research and technology organisation.

Our Mission

TWI is a world leader in joining, materials and structural integrity. We develop our people, capabilities and networks to provide members and stakeholders with independent and authoritative support, innovation and expertise.

Our Vision

Pushing the boundaries of technology through collaboration and innovation to provide our Members with the expertise necessary to meet the challenges of tomorrow.

Our Values

Our six values provide a point of reference for the way we expect our people to operate and behave:

team-workBuilding effective working relationships, we accomplish more together
innovation-and-expertiseChampioning new ideas and sharing knowledge to solve industry problems
taking-responsibilityPutting safety first and delivering our objectives
customer-focusBuilding trusting relationships with our customers
adaptabilityEngaging positively with change to meet the needs of the business
inclusionValuing the contribution from every individual, creating value for our customers

Bringing Our Values to Life

We value the contribution from every individual and team and appreciate that each one of our employees brings with them a uniqueness that supports the needs of the business and creates value for our customers.

In acknowledgment of this, we have a peer recognition programme to showcase and celebrate the talents of our diverse workforce.

Each quarter, employees are asked to nominate a colleague and/or team they believe has demonstrated a corporate value(s) and how they have acted as ambassadors of the value(s). Six stories are selected by our Staff Consultative Committee to share with our stakeholders.