Mechanical engineering careers guide

Career development - company information

As well as applying for job vacancies you find on companies' websites or on recruitment websites, you may want to expand your search by approaching companies directly. Here are some helpful links to get you started.

The EBSCO database includes market research reports on industry sectors which list major companies and company profiles. They are available to members via our Library Search

Applegate UK is a free directory of engineering companies by name, town, and postcode. Contact names are provided for many companies.

Other free online company directories include:

• Process Register
• Kompass
• FreeIndex
• The Association of Consultancy and Engineering directory

You can also find company information in hard copy in The Directory section of our on-site library.