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Mon 23 Jul 2018

HULL-based family business, J.R. Rix & Sons Ltd, grew turnover by 17 per cent in 2017 with all companies in the Group reporting an improved performance on the previous year. Group revenue increased by £60m to £407m in the 12 mo...

Wed 3 Jan 2018

Tim Rix, chairman of J.R. Rix & Sons Ltd, is to receive a CBE for services to the economy and regeneration in the Humber region. Rory Clarke, managing director for J.R. Rix & Sons Ltd said: “Everyone at J.R. Rix &...

Thu 21 Dec 2017

The biggest material handler on the east coast of Scotland has arrived at our Montrose Port operation. We have invested £1m to buy the German-made Liebherr LH110 to make loading and unloading ships on the docks more efficient. The ...

Tue 21 Nov 2017

Rix Shipping Scotland, based in the port of Montrose proudly worked with the Montrose Community council to put up the Christmas lights in the town of Montrose. Mark Cessford, General Manager of Rix Shipping Scotland provide volunteered staff ...

Thu 24 Aug 2017

As many of you will know, the Rix family started their business in 1873, when sea captain and merchant adventurer, Robert Rix started business as a shipbuilder and soon began buying boats to transport materials around the British Isles. Since the ...

Fri 26 May 2017

Tim Rix, managing director of J.R. Rix & Sons, has been named as director of the year in the £100m-plus turnover category of the Insider Media Yorkshire Business Leaders awards. The judges praised Tim for his accomplishments as an e...

Fri 10 Mar 2017

JR Rix & Sons Group, Managing Director, Tim Rix received the "Humber Renewables Champion" award for his influential part in ensuring the Humber region was selected as the hub of the UK’s offshore wind industry. The awardin...

Wed 7 Dec 2016

Rix Shipping is thrilled to have been involved in a community project to highlight and celebrate the 50th anniversary of Bransholme, Hull. We donated the ship rope for the school community project in Bransholme, Hull to highlight the rich her...

Thu 25 Aug 2016

We're proud to continue to invest in the Port of Montrose with a new 42,000sqft, £1.6m new cereals and commodities warehouse. The 42,000sqft facility is located on Barrack Street and is due to a rising demand for a quality bulk sto...

Mon 13 Jun 2016

The newest company in our group BostonRix Wind has officially launched its new website. BostonRix Wind Ltd is a joint venture between J.R Rix & Sons (our parent company) and the Boston Energy group, who between them have more than 240 ye...