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Western Mechanical Handling Uk Ltd

Moss Side Industrial Estate
PL17 7SD
United Kingdom

Telephone : 01579 383788
Fax : 01579 383923
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Most recent articles relating to Western Mechanical Handling Uk Ltd;

Conveyors: Thinking small!

WMH has designed and built a series of mini conveyors, with the shortest coming in at under 10cm in length. FULL STORY...

Ultrasonic cutting technology on show

Food Processing looks ultrasonic cutting solutions, which vibrate as they cut, which ensures a cleaner cut and no clogging of cutting blades – useful features in many food applications. FULL STORY...

Two robots are better than one

WMH is in the final stages of manufacture of its new state-of-the-art twin-robot in-line ultrasonic cutting unit. FULL STORY...

Right on the cutting-edge

Food Processing reports on some of the most cutting-edge technologies available for food industry applications. FULL STORY...

Slicing solutions to help you cut back

Suzanne Gill looks at a variety of cutting technologies which can help food companies to make savings – in waste, product give-away, and energy. FULL STORY...

Dealing with the challenges of quirky packaging

While packaging designers and marketers do a great job of producing food packaging that shows the product off to its best advantage, many of these good looking designs go on to become a headache when it comes to handling them during production. FULL STORY...

Giving an old line a new lease of life

A new control system was at the heart of a recent project undertaken by Western Mechanical Handling UK (WMH) for Samworth Brothers, which has resulted in a redundant line being saved from the scrap heap, re-furbished and re-purposed. FULL STORY...

Cutting some shapes... with the help of water

There are many options available to the food industry for cutting and slicing food products. The use of water may not be the first thought that springs to mind. Suzanne Gill finds out what benefits the technology can offer. FULL STORY...

Automation is key for increasing efficiency

Suzanne Gill spoke to John Tomlinson, founder of WMH, to find out more about the changes he has seen in the food industry during 40 years as a provider of handling solutions. He founded the company in 1979 to provide an equipment repair services... the company has seen many changes since then! FULL STORY...

WMH acquires GJM Engineering

WMH has extended its in-house manufacturing capabilities with the acquisition of precision engineering company GJM Engineering. FULL STORY...

WMH open day review

After months of meticulous planning and hard work the WMH open day finally dawned on a cool but sunny Thursday at the end of April. With 40-years of history behind it WMH was looking very much to the future by opening up the factory doors and welcoming a range of existing and new customers, suppliers and business partners to the informal event in Callington.FULL STORY...

Open Day Preparations for WMH

Final preparations are underway for the WMH 40th Anniversary open days which will be held at the end of April. FULL STORY...

Intelligent Cutting

Modern food production requires modern techniques and over the past few years, the use of robotics has become much more common place, particularly where highly labour intensive repetitive processes are involved.FULL STORY...

New test grill facility from WMH

WMH UK has manufactured a new browning grill for use as a test facility for food manufactures. It will enable existing grill users and manufacturers looking at the option of enhancing their products to conduct trials either at WMH UK workshops or at their own factoriesFULL STORY...


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