November 29, 2017
May 12, 2017
Following the largest annual revenue increase in the company’s 43-year history, and coupled with an ever-growing order book, KG Washford is making significant investments in both their business and in their young engineering talent of the future.
The last 12 months at KGW has seen expansion into an additional 6,000 sq ft facility to increase their capacity to design and assemble test rigs and fixtures, as well as considerable investment in new machine tooling equipment and the internal resources needed to manage the increasing demand from customers. KGW are now working in partnership with Midlands Group Training Services (MGTS) to sponsor new apprentice engineers.
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April 4, 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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March 8, 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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January 18, 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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KG 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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