You are here: Company Profile - Press Releases

Press Releases

Low resolution PDF versions of our Press releases, can be found in the table below. Please select the year and then scroll down the press releases. If you are unable to read the press releases please download the free Adobe Acrobat Reader.

  1. 2008
  2. 2009
  3. 2010
  4. 2011
  5. 2012
  6. 2013

Tissue upgrade includes ‘Sensor-Tail’ threading
Walmsleys has recently received an order from a confidential Australasian customer to rebuild the reel end of an existing machine and to include its new Sensor-Tail threading system. The overall project will include an upgrade to the machine’s mechanical drive, increasing speed to 1500m/min.......

Condensate system for 'down under'
A new Yankee dryer condensate system designed by Walmsleys for a high profile tissue customer in Australia has become another major success. Geoff Tonge, Yankee Dryer Service Manager said, “Once again our new design has proved to be a viable retrofit for existing inefficient or failing systems for all current and obsolete OEM designs and has also proved to be much more energy efficient.”.........

Walmsleys 5th anniversary
Walmsleys UK recently celebrated its 5th anniversary........

New shoe press for India
Walmsleys Ltd has recently started up a major press section rebuild at Shreyans Papers in Ludhiana, Punjab, India. The rebuild included a new shoe press, new press frames and re-built suction pick-up arrangement, together with a comprehensive list of spare parts including a spare shoe counter roll.......

Indian inspection for Walmsleys
It may sound like paradise to be escaping from the cold and wet April in the UK, but at 35ºC Walmsleys has just completed the full inspection of a top ply (base Fourdrinier) wire section at its partner’s workshop - Servall Engineering in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India........

Seven jobs, seven states, seven weeks
The months of March and April 2012 have seen an unprecedented workload for the Walmsleys Yankee dryer technical services team. Geoff Tonge, Manager of Walmsleys Yankee dryer technical services team said, “We had planned for the team to have a work overload situation throughout March and April with five major service jobs in five separate states of the USA.. ........

Walmsleys first Yankee heat shield order”
Walmsleys has received its first orders for its design of Yankee head heat retention shields. Based on an estimated steam consumption reduction of around 5-6% it can demonstrate that the cost of installation can be recovered in less than 12 months........

Far East begins to pay-off
Following on from nurturing its customer base in Malaysia, Walmsleys has now expanded its footprint further afield. Thailand, formerly Siam, is located at the centre of the Indochina peninsula in Southeast Asia. Thailand is the world's 51st largest country in terms of total area and is the 20th most populous country with around 64 million people.. .......

Apprentices - “As one reaches completion, another one starts”
Walmsleys continues to invest in its people, and takes on another engineering apprentice. Callum Waring, now the youngest member of staff and currently serving his first year of an engineering apprenticeship with the company coupled with the Alliance Learning Centre in nearby Horwich, UK. .......