About us

We have decades of experience in designing, manufacturing, finishing and delivering exacting components that our customers can rely on.

About Us

Our expertise runs through the very fabric of our organisation and is built on a foundation of strong industry relationships that we’ve grown over many years.

We have specialists across all levels of our businesses and we pride ourselves on providing complete solutions that meet the exacting needs of our customers. We’re conveniently located for many of our customers and suppliers by excellent road, rail and sea transport infrastructure.

Our history

Roota Engineering

We’ve built a strong reputation over the last 50 years for our specialist precision engineering and problem solving capabilities. We design, manufacture and deliver highly complex and bespoke parts for the most demanding applications.

We work with challenging materials and exotic alloys such as A718 (Inconel), MP35N and K500 (Monel), as well as a wide range of high strength carbon steels. We offer prototypes and one-off bespoke parts and have the capacity to deliver higher volume batch work.


Established in 1979, we manufacture ball valve components and refurbish balls that have failed during operation. Our grinding and finishing capabilities ensure the sphericity of each and every ball valve meets and exceeds the expectations of our customers. Our ball valves will seal in any position through the opening and closing process.

Our bespoke services can significantly increase the product life and performance of ball valve systems, reducing the heavy costs of downtime or ball replacement for our customers.

Our values

We value our people, processes and the products we provide, to deliver the best results for our customers.

People first

We put people first

Who we are reflects how we behave with others. Respect, dignity, diversity, mutual trust, and our care for people's physical and emotional safety are vital – and are the primary guide to how we work.


We innovate and create the future

We anticipate and adapt to our changing environment to continuously improve the services we offer and to further grow our business. We respond positively and creatively to meet the evolving needs of our customers and our markets.


We work with each other

Critical to our success is our ability to listen, cooperate, collaborate and support each other. We constructively challenge and are honest with one another in order to achieve the best outcomes for everybody.

About us

We deliver to the highest standard

We take personal and collective responsibility for what we do, how we act and take pride in the quality of our work. We follow best practice, adhere to our processes and are always learning - and we deliver on our promises.

Meet the team

Shaun Newby

Shaun Newby

Managing Director

Shaun has over 20 years experience in the subsea Oil and Gas sector and has a wealth of knowledge about the sectors we operate in. He has a strong, in-depth understanding of the technically complex products we provide to OEMs around the world and he facilitates a working environment that enables our teams to thrive.

Jon J

Jon Jackson

Account Manager, Roota Engineering

Jon has over 16 years experience working in precision engineering and manufacturing operations. He began his career as a CNC Machinist where he became a master of his trade. Jon’s background means he can translate complex technical requirements into the solutions our customers need.

Steve Andrew

Steve Andrew

Operations Manager, Martract

Steve has over 25 years experience working in production and engineering roles at Martract. Progressing to Operations Manager, he has an extensive understanding of the engineering solutions that our customers require. His positive can-do approach ensures we produce consistently outstanding quality products with a superior finish.

HR Manager Jayne Burkin

Jayne Burkin

Human Resources Manager, Pressure Technologies Group

Jayne is a CIPD qualified HR professional with over 20 years experience working with companies to provide strategic, people-focused policies across the employee life cycle. As part of Pressure Technologies’ management team, she leads our People Strategy and supports our businesses with their HR needs.

Pressure Technologies Plc Group companies

Roota Engineering and Martract are proud to be Pressure Technologies Plc Group companies.

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