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KG Washford Strengthens Technical Authoring Expertise

May 12, 2017

As part of its business expansion, Redditch-based precision engineering firm KG Washford (KGW) is pleased to announce the appointment of Matthew Townley as Technical Authoring Manager.

Matthew joins KGW with a solid engineering background, having honed his technical writing skills at the product compliance specialist, CE Marking Association. He will be using his expertise to head up the authoring of all technical files and documentation that supports each Test Rig, providing clear, concise and unambiguous user information for KGW clients.

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KG Washford launches new website

April 4, 2017

As part of its business expansion programme, Redditch-based precision engineering firm KG Washford (KGW) has launched a new website that will enhance visitor experience and strengthen its digital presence.

KGW commissioned incumbent Midlands-based web design agency Clickingmad Ltd to design, build and host the new look website. The site focuses heavily on user experience, with easy navigation and high quality imagery, along with being suitable for use on mobile and tablet devices. KGW’s recent growth has been reflected in a significant rise in website traffic and it was crucial for them to invest in an adaptable digital platform that’s easily accessible. The result is a fully responsive, content-rich site, which allows for easy updating by KGW staff through its built-in Joomla content management system.

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KG Washford welcomes new Planned Maintenance Manager

March 8, 2017

Following a period of rapid growth and a series of substantial new orders, West Midlands-based precision engineering firm KG Washford is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Smith as Planned Maintenance Manager.

As well as supplying high quality, precision machined components for the aerospace, automotive and general engineering industries, KG Washford (KGW) is a UK leader in the design and manufacture of hydro-mechanical test rigs.

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Substantial New Orders Trigger Expansion

January 18, 2017

K G Washford New Unit OpensKG Washford, the Redditch based precision engineering company, has won a series of substantial new orders to design and manufacture production test rigs for its aerospace clients.

The company is one of only a few in the UK to specialise in the design and manufacture of hydro-mechanical rigs to test fuel flow systems for civil and military aircraft engines.

These test rigs act as flight simulators for engine components, testing them under real-life and extreme situations. The test rigs ensure that fuel systems components, such as fuel meters, high pressure pumps and solenoid valves, will operate safely under all conditions.

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