Presentation Signals 125th Anniversary

Darlington based company Henry Williams celebrated their 125 years in business today. They are justifiably proud of the fact that they are still a manufacturing company, and are still on the same 4 hectare site they have occupied for the last 97 years. With their roots firmly

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New Project Engineering Manager

Henry Williams continues to build on the structural re-organisation started last summer. Following the two appointments at Board level (see news articles Sept 2007 and Mar 2008) Calvin Stephenson has been promoted to the new position of Project Engineering Manager. The post will be responsible for all

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New Forging and Fabrication Director

Henry Williams are pleased to announce the appointment of their new Forging and Fabrication Director. Following the retirement of Barrie Hope who has done a sterling job in this role for 13 years, Henry Williams have pleasure in announcing the appointment of Andrew Nelson, to the Board

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Forging into the future

Founded in 1883, Henry Williams Limited is one of Britain’s oldest railway-based companies. However, it is diversification and bold investment in spite of the growing economic crisis, rather than the rich heritage left by its pioneering founder, that is helping the company remain an industry leader 125

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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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