Pillar Wedge is marking a major milestone with significant investment across the whole facility.
The Heywood-based plant is celebrating 40 years in business and is marking the anniversary by investing over £300,000 across the facility from now until March 2014.
The facility, which opened its doors in 1973, was the first of its kind in Europe, leading the way in innovation and modern technology and offering the most up-to-date equipment and processes for the industry. As part of the celebrations, the firm has pledged the £300,000 investment to fund a brand new galvanizing bath, as well as oversee an extensive rebrand in the New Year which will support and enhance a number of exciting opportunities for the business and the wider community.
The anniversary also marks a major milestone for three of the plant’s employees who all started at the facility when it opened in 1973. Ernie Harrison, David Williams, and Ray Worrall were part of the original team when it launched, and over the years have witnessed extensive change and improvement within the entire sector, which has been particularly prominent in the plant, which offers its clients the most up-to-date service and processes.
Andrew Haworth, Regional Director of Pillar Wedge, explained: “We are absolutely delighted to mark Pillar Wedge’s 40th birthday, and to celebrate we have pledged a significant investment to further update our facilities and ensure we continue to lead the way in galvanizing technology. We are proud of our place within the local community, and we believe this extensive investment is the most appropriate way to demonstrate our ongoing support and reinforce our position as a leading service provider.”
“We’d also like to offer our sincere congratulations to Ernie, David, and Ray who have also marked four decades of loyal service with the firm, and I’d very much like to thank them for their ongoing hard work and support which has helped play a key role in the plant’s success over the years,” concluded Andrew.