Surface engineering specialists the Wallwork Group has appointed Mike Jarvis director of engineering, responsible for energy management and environmental systems along with selection, installation and maintenance of plant on four sites.
"In 2008 we were among the first companies in the heat treatment and surface engineering business to successfully implement the ISO14001 environmental standard. Embracing environmental awareness has served the company well, as energy costs have increased. Wallwork is achieving higher efficiency in energy use and is implementing a progressive policy for more reduction. This is a strong driver for competitiveness in all our processes,” Mike explained.
“The technology of surface engineering is also advancing constantly and I have been involved in every phase of development,” Mike noted. “Wallwork is a company that is committed to research and development. Reinvestment means we are continuously upgrading our plant and facilities to meet the needs of aerospace, motorsport, medical device and other high technology industries. Every new process is carefully audited to ensure that we are as energy efficient as possible.”
Mike joined Wallwork in 1990, as an apprentice on the maintenance team. By part-time study at Bury College he became a qualified electrical and mechanical engineer. Promotion followed to group project engineer, responsible for the installation of vacuum heat treatment furnaces at three sites and then chief engineer at the Bury location.
Wallwork operate from four sites in the UK, two in Manchester with further operations in Birmingham and Cambridge. Providing a national service to manufacturers, the company operates a fleet of over 40 vehicles for collection and return of components. Plants work round the clock processing product as quickly as possible to meet clients’ lean manufacturing schedules.
Mike is in the process of a business studies qualification to broaden his management skills. “Wallwork has provided me with a rewarding career and I look forward to future challenges and being part of an enthusiastic and forward looking senior management team.”
Simeon Collins, Sales Director, Tel. +44 (0)161 797 9111 Fax. +44 (0)161 763 1861
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Wallwork Heat Treatment Ltd, Lord Street, Bury, Greater Manchester, BL9 0RE, UK
Press release issued: March 18, 2014
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