Truenorth Marketing secures growth for Turnmill Engineering


Engineering marketing consultancy onboarded to support ambitious growth plans.

Truenorth is an engineering and manufacturing marketing consultancy, supporting north east companies to cultivate sustainable growth. Supported by Supply Chain North East, they are advocates for boosting the competitiveness of the region on a national scale.

Sunderland based Turnmill Engineering are engineering specialists located within the heart of the north east’s advanced manufacturing sector, supporting global, national and regional companies across multiple industries with product design, development and volume manufacture. Their dedicated leadership team have a wealth of experience within the engineering industry and pride themselves on supporting their clients to achieve their production goals.

Brought in by Turnmill’s Non Executive Director, Andrew Esson, Truenorth has been working in partnership with Turnmill for just over a year.


In line with Turnmill’s commercial strategy, Truenorth were onboarded to provide marketing support to further strengthen their position as north east engineering specialists and build their online profile.

Refreshing their brand identity and forming an updated set of key messages, Truenorth advised and implemented multi-channel marketing activities. In addition, they crafted a detailed social media content strategy to further build Turnmill’s brand awareness as well as ongoing consultancy support.


  • 7 new customers
  • 30% increase in revenue
  • Strengthened social media presence with a growing community
  •  Improved brand awareness and profiling in key sectors

““Truenorth has been an integral part of our recent success. As our strategic marketing partner, their industry insight and depth of knowledge has proven valuable beyond measure in helping us scale and grow.”

Andrew Howe, Operations Director
Turnmill Engineering

“Strategic as well as tactical marketing support plays a key role in the success of an engineering and manufacturing business. Turnmill have gone from strength to strength and it’s highly rewarding to be a part of their growth journey.”

Rachel Skeoch, Director
Truenorth Marketing

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