Hot Water Cylinder News

McDonald Engineers Make Specification of Rectangular Tanks Simple

McDonald Engineers has stepped up its campaign to revolutionise the rectangular hot water tank market by launching a number of tools to make the specification of its CUBEflow even easier. The first tool to be introduced is a ready reckoner to clearly show its comparative products to previous manufacturers including Elson and Rolyat. And to support its commitment to customer service, McDonald Engineers has produced a CUBEflow sketch sheet to enable architects, engineers and installers to specify exactly what they want quickly and easily.

Bill Reaches African Summit

Bill Reaches African Summit

McDonald Engineers Managing Director, Bill Stewart, has completed the challenge of a lifetime as he scaled Africa’s highest mountain and the world’s highest free standing mountain all in the name of charity. Bill, together with his wife Mairead, set off some 2 weeks ago with a team from the Rotary Club of Kirkcaldy and after 5 gruelling days of climbing, successfully reached the summit Mount Kilimanjaro.

McDonald Engineers Invest Further in Rectangular Tanks

McDonald Engineers has stepped up production of its CUBEflow rectangular hot water tanks and announced it has invested in additional equipment as it looks to meet the growing demand for its system. The move comes after the successful launch of its CUBEflow range and the appointment of Doug Rogerson who is overseeing both the development and the technical sales of the rectangular tanks.

Stainless Steel Cylinder

McDonald Engineers to Launch Range of Stainless Steel Cylinders

McDonald Engineers, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of copper hot water cylinders, has announced it is to launch its own range of stainless steel cylinders after 2 years of research and product development in conjunction with Strathclyde University. The company has already successfully produced and tested several prototypes as well as investing heavily in new equipment and technology to assist with the manufacturing process required to meet the expected demand.

McDonald Engineers’ MD Embarks on Mt. Kilimanjaro Charity Challenge

McDonald Engineers’ Managing Director, Bill Stewart, has set off on an extraordinary challenge to scale Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa, and raise £20,000 for charity in the process.

Bill together with his wife Mairead, will join a team from the Rotary Club of Kirkcaldy as they take on the challenge of a lifetime to raise funds for projects in Tanzania that the Rotary has been supporting. Bill, more renowned for his love of cars as opposed to hill walking, explained,”

Demand for CUBEflow Grows

McDonald Engineers has seen a sharp rise in the demand for its CUBEflow range following the announcement that Elson will stop production of rectangular hot water tanks at the end of this month.

McDonald Engineers has a long standing reputation as a manufacturer of rectangular hot water tanks however, the company had been manufacturing them as a bespoke item as opposed to offering a standard range.

Bespoke Hot Water Cylinders- ELECTRAflow

Bespoke Hot Water Cylinders from McDonald Engineers

McDonald Engineers has demonstrated why it’s the UK’s leading manufacturer of bespoke hot water cylinders, by designing and manufacturing a highly technical cylinder that no other manufacturer was prepared to take on.

After discussing the project at length with the client, McDonald Engineers team specified an ELECTRAflow vented thermal store featuring eight immersion heaters, a solid fuel capability and two domestic hot water draw off coils.

McDonald Engineers to Launch Rectangular Hot Water Tanks

McDonald Engineers has announced that it is to launch a range of rectangular hot water tanks following the appointment of Doug Rodgerson who has joined the company from Elson Hot Water. The appointment follows Elson Hot Water’s decision to move out of the rectangular hot water copper tank market after many years of producing high quality units. McDonald Engineer’s CUBEflow range of rectangular copper tanks will be available in a range of direct, indirect and thermal stores with full production beginning early 2012.

Vacancy within the McDonald Engineers Technical Sales Team

McDonald Engineers would like to wish Daniel Morgan all the very best of luck as he leaves the company to embark upon a university degree. His departure means that there is currently a vacancy within the Technical Sales Team at McDonald Engineers based in Glenrothes Fife. Anyone who is interested in applying for this position should contact us as soon as possible on 01592 611123 or email their C.V. to