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KG Washford welcomes new Planned Maintenance Manager

March 8, 2017

Test Rig specialist expands the team in period of rapid growth

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. Continue reading “KG Washford welcomes new Planned Maintenance Manager”

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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