Highways Agency Contract Award

Henry Williams are happy to announce that in August 2007 we won the Highways Agency contract to supply Type 609 cabinets, security straps for Type 600 and 609 cabinets, and plinths and skirts, for the next 3 years. This award, which is desirable for any company to

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Road Expo 2007 Exhibition

Henry Williams has once again exhibited at an exhibition for the Highways industry – Road Expo 2007, which was held at the Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh in October/November 2007. The HW stand had examples of our fabrication capabilities including a Type 609 cabinet and 611D SOS telephone

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ACME Upset Forge overhaul

After a well-earned overhaul and refurbishment, costing £150,000 and taking 21 weeks, our upset forging machine is back meaner, leaner and quicker than before. The refurbishment was undertaken by Forge Tech Services of Ashton-under Lyme and was part of Henry Williams’ strategic plan to increase efficiency through

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New Marketing Director

Henry Williams continues to expand as it increases its business in both the traditional Railway and Highways industries as well developing new markets. This expansion is set to take another step forward with the appointment of a new Sales & Marketing Director – Steve Cotton who has

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Highways at the NEC

Henry Williams has once again exhibited at the premier exhibition for the Highways industry, Traffex 2007, which was held at the NEC, Birmingham in April. As the organiser Brintex describes: Traffex exhibitors represent the global traffic engineering, road safety, parking and highway maintenance industry from the UK,

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HW in Docklands

The industry leaders in the manufacture of fishplates, associated track components and trackside enclosures, Henry Williams, hit the exhibition road again at the three-day Railtex 07 during February. The event was staged at ExCeL in the developing East Docklands part of London. On our stand we showed

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Bank of England visit

The quarterly economic briefing of the Northern Office of the Bank of England was honoured by the attendance of Mr. Charles Bean who is the Chief Economist and Executive Director of the Bank in London. He is also a Member of the Monetary Policy Committee that meets

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Level Crossing Systems Seminar

The Institution of Railway Signal Engineers (IRSE) convened a seminar on signalling in Heritage Railways. The event was hosted at the Severn Valley Railway in Kidderminster and was attended by 140 very interested delegates. The day was opened by John Francis, President of the IRSE. There was

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Corus grants approved fabricator status

Henry Williams is celebrating after winning a place on an elite list of approved fabricators for Corus Tubes and is helping to maintain the safety of the nation’s motorists. The steel giant, based at Corby, Northants, gave the accolade to Henry Williams Ltd after the Darlington company

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New robotic welder

A new robotic welder is now fully operational in the Fabrication Department of Henry Williams. The machine enables an operator, Paul Hobson is pictured, to load components onto specialised jigs which are then swung into position under the automatic welding head. The weld path is pre-programmed and

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