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Michael Valentine
Michael Valentine
Occupation:Contracts Manager
E-mail:michael.valentine@walmsleys-uk.com
Phone:+44 (0)1254 830486
DDI:+44 (0)1254 833002
Fax:+44 (0)1254 832181
Summary:Michael began his career with Beloit Walmsleys, and has over 39 years in the Paper Machine manufacturing business. Most of his career has been as major projects manager (up to 40 million), and in 1999 moved into the Sales Dept. as Yankee Dryer and rolls engineer, latterly he was appointed Capital Sales Manager and Assistant Director.
Mobile:+44 (0)7809 583458
Stephen Halsall
Stephen Halsall
B. Eng (Hons.)
Occupation:Technical Sales Manager
E-mail:steve.halsall@walmsleys-uk.com
Phone:+44 (0)1254 830486
DDI:+44 (0)1254 833000
Fax:+44 (0)1254 832181
Summary:Steve has been an Engineer and Technical Sales Manager with the former Beloit Walmsley. He was the lead engineer on paper machine drying sections before moving into the technical sales group in 1998, in which position he specified and sold many large rebuilds. He has also carried out many highly successful technical studies and efficiency optimisation programmes around the world.
Mobile:+44 (0)7887 540820
Paul Knight
Paul Knight
B. Sc. Paper Science, A.U.M.I.S.T.
Occupation:Technical Sales Manager
E-mail:paul.knight@walmsleys-uk.com
Phone:+44 (0)1254 830486
DDI:+44 (0)1254 833001
Fax:+44 (0)1254 832181
Summary:Paul has over 33 years working within the Paper Making Industry, and began his career at the Thames Board Mills Group before joining the Beloit organisation. Whilst at Beloit Walmsley he has held several senior positions ranging from Senior Research Scientist, Operations Manager (R&D) to Divisional Sales Manager. He is highly regarded throughout the Paper Making Industry as a Technical and Applications Sales Specialist.
Mobile:+44 (0)7515 587479
Craig Frankowski
Craig Frankowski
B. Eng (Hons.)
Occupation:Technical Sales Manager
E-mail:craig.frankowski@walmsleys-uk.com
Phone:+44 (0)1254 830486
DDI:+44 (0)1254 833008
Fax:+44 (0)1254 832181
Summary:Before joining Walmsleys in 2015, Craig worked with SCA as a Maintenance and Reliability Engineer. In his career, he has held several project and maintenance engineering postions, both in the Paper Industry (with Metsa Serla and Georgia Pacific), and also in the nuclear Industry with BNFL. Craig will strengthen the sales team with his broad knowwledge of engineering, and his industrial experience.
Mobile:+44 (0)7814 227113
Gary Elliot
Gary Elliott
Occupation:Engineered Parts Manager
E-mail:gary.elliott@walmsleys-uk.com
Phone:+44 (0)1254 830486
DDI:+44 (0)1254 833003
Fax:+44 (0)1254 832181
Summary:Gary has over 40 years of Paper Machinery and Engineering knowledge. His career began in 1963 as an apprentice at the training school of Walmsleys Bury Ltd. He served his time as apprentice fitter in the assembly shop, and in 1973 moved to the methods department as an NC programmer on the introduction of NC controlled machines. In 1987 he became a customer service representative, and was appointed assistant manager in 1996, becoming department manager in 1998.
Jim Mansfield
Jim Mansfield
Occupation:Customer Service Representative
E-mail:jim.mansfield@walmsleys-uk.com
Phone:+44 (0)1254 830486
DDI:+44 (0)1254 833029
Fax:+44 (0)1254 832181
Summary:Jim has over 18 years experience working in the Paper Industry, beginning his career with Beloit Walmsley in 1988. He served his early years in the purchasing dept before moving into the Customer Services Department in 1997. Jim has supported many of our customers worldwide, and in particular the UK, Scandinavian and Russian markets.
Phil Treloare
Phil Treloare
Occupation:Purchasing Manager
E-mail:phil.treloare@walmsleys-uk.com
Phone:+44 (0)1254 830486
DDI:+44 (0)1254 833009
Fax:+44 (0)1254 832181
Summary:Phil is one of the newest members to the company, and is a responsible member of the engineering stores and purchasing team. Phil's function is to provide timely cost effective purchasing, and provides a vital support to customer services and project management.     

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