Engineering Firm Announces Key Appointment

Henry Williams Limited, of Darlington, which has been a major supplier to the UK’s railway network since 1883, has appointed Andrew Nelson as Managing Director. “Henry Williams has a long and illustrious history, but more importantly it has an exciting future ahead of it, and I feel

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Workers say ‘tar’ very much for factory upgrade

Henry Williams Limited has carried out a major upgrade of its welding operations. The £150,000 project is the latest stage in a major ongoing investment in Henry Williams’ factory complex in the Albert Hill area of Darlington, which the company has occupied for 99 years. The company

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Environmental Standard achieved

Henry Williams has spent the last six months developing an Environmental Management System (EMS) in accordance with the international standard ISO 14001. This has now been formally recognised as compliant by the external auditing body, BSI, at the first attempt. Mark Rigg, Quality and Environmental Manager, in

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Henry Williams presses the button for increased output

Henry Williams Limited, in Darlington, has acquired a new 100 tonne electric press brake, a key element in the production of its mild steel, stainless steel and aluminium products for the railways and highways. The fully electronic press brake, which folds and shapes steel for cabinets often

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40 years of service

On December 8th Chris Bowes clocked up his 40th year of service with the company. He joined the Artwork Department at the age of 19 to complete his apprenticeship in engraving and silk-screening. Since that time he has become the mainstay of our Domino signalling panel production

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Henry Williams shapes up for Olympic rail upgrade contract

HENRY WILLIAMS LIMITED, of Darlington, has won a contract providing power distribution equipment during a major upgrade of a key rail route for the 2012 Olympics. It is supplying 81 Function Supply Points (FSPs) as part of a £40m signalling refurbishment of the London Overground, formerly the

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Scottish Transport Conference

Glasgow SECC was this year’s host for the Scottish Transport Conference and Exhibition 2009 held on 15th September 2009, featuring the sector’s leading speakers from organisations including Transport Scotland, Sustrans, Glasgow Commonwealth Games 2014 and Strathclyde Partnership for Transport. Henry Williams Limited were present in an exhibiting

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Major workshop refurbishment complete

The Electrical Projects workshop has had a range of different uses in its long history but since its last refurbishment in the early 1970’s has remained substantially unchanged. That is no longer true as a significant project has just been completed which involved a major upgrade to

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Henry Williams and Traffex at the NEC

Glorious April weather did not prevent a good attendance at the bi-annual Traffex exhibition which is the major UK event for the Highways industry. Held again at the NEC, Birmingham, it showcased a wide variety of highways products and services from speed cameras to road surfaces. The

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Earls Court appearance

Bi-annually the UK’s major rail industry suppliers convene for Railtex. This year the venue returned to Earls Court, London – a change from the recent Birmingham NEC venue. There were almost 300 exhibitors and a steady stream of visitors, especially on the middle day of three. Henry

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