Latest Widney News

  • Challenge Completed 

    Challenge Completed 

    A huge well done to Team Widney who successfully completed the Race the Sun Isle of Wight challenge on Saturday 7 July. Despite canoe mishaps, broken gears and a forgotten cycle helmet the team finished 17 th out of a field of 50 read more

    17 July 2017

  • Bringing a Smile for Easter 

    Bringing a Smile for Easter 

    Widney have handed over 50 Easter eggs to recruitment company Randstad for their collection in aid of three children's charities; Acorns Children's Hospice, Birmingham Children's Hospital and Edward's Trust. read more

    11 April 2017

  • Widney's Charity Success

    Widney's Charity Success

    Team Widney have completed another Race the Sun challenge - this time in the Brecon Beacons raising over £3,000 for charity. The team finished the event in 9 hours 6 minutes after cycling 47 miles, ascending Pen Y Fan and canoeing across read more

    1 September 2015

  • CNC & Robotic Welding Capacity Increase

    CNC & Robotic Welding Capacity Increase

    Success in winning new business has enabled Widney to expand its manufacturing capacity with the installation of another Hurco CNC machining centre (pictured). Further to this the company is also adding its fourth robotic welding read more

    20 November 2014

  • Widney Race the Sun

    Widney Race the Sun

    On 30 August Team Widney took part in Race the Sun Lake District 2014. The official finishing time was 10 hrs 46 mins with Team Widney placed 38th out of a field of 85 teams. The challenge saw Jason Brookes, Jon Bridgewater, Andy read more

    11 September 2014

  • You're Hired!  Widney take on 3 new apprentices

    You're Hired! Widney take on 3 new apprentices

    Widney are very pleased to announce the appointment of three new apprentices who will start with the business in September 2014. Andrew Mehigan, Sam Johnson and Cohen Harford will begin their engineering career with a one year, off-site read more

    31 July 2014

  • NASA use Widney Slides

    NASA use Widney Slides

    Widney slides have been in constant use for almost 10 years aboard the International Space Station. The 200 series aluminium slides are used within the microgravity science glovebox, a unit which provides a safe, enclosed environment for read more

    28 April 2014

  • Widney Race the Sun

    Widney Race the Sun

    On 30 August a team from Widney will be taking part in Race the Sun Lake District 2014 in aid of the children’s charity Action Medical Research. This is a hugely popular team challenge set in the stunning Lake District. Jason read more

    4 April 2014

  • Case Study - 410 Slide Application

    Case Study - 410 Slide Application

    Widney’s 410 slides have been used very effectively in helping to display doors within a small confined showroom. The unit was designed to extend 1100 mm, allowing the doors to be seen fully and also be opened and closed to offer a read more

    23 January 2014

  • Widney Listed in London Stock Exchange's

    Widney Listed in London Stock Exchange's

    Widney were delighted to receive a letter from Xavier Rolet (CEO, London Stock Exchange) congratulating the team on their inclusion in the inaugural publication of "1000 Companies to Inspire Britain", a list of Britain's fastest growing SME's. read more

    13 January 2014

  • ROSPA Award

    ROSPA Award

    Widney has had its approach to occupational safety and health recognised in an awards scheme run by the safety charity, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA). The Silver Award has been presented as part of the RoSPA read more

    16 July 2013

  • Carmichael Refinery Vehicle

    Carmichael Refinery Vehicle

    Widney have for some years been supplying telescopic slides to Amdac Carmichael for use in fire and rescue vehicles for both home and export markets, however in recent years most of the vehicles produced at Carmichael are sold outside the uk. read more

    5 April 2013

  • Widney Snowdonia Challenge

    Widney Snowdonia Challenge

    On 6 July a team from Widney will be taking part in the Snowdonia Charity Challenge in aid of Regain - The Trust for Sports Tetraplegics. This is a hugely popular challenge set in the stunning Snowdonia National Park. Teams are challenged read more

    5 April 2013

  • BC India 2013

    BC India 2013

    Following the successful BC India Show held in Mumbai in 2011, Widney will be exhibiting again at BC India 2013 to be held in Mumbai from 5th - 8th February at the Bhandra Kurla Complex. The show in 2011 was one of the triggers for read more

    29 January 2013

  • Euro Bus Expo 2012

    Euro Bus Expo 2012

    Stand Number 5/E94 As a major supplier to the European bus and coach industry Widney are pleased to announce that we will be showing our vehicle related products at this year’s Euro Bus Expo Show at the NEC in Birmingham (6th - 8th read more

    18 September 2012

  • New Australian Distributor

    New Australian Distributor

    Widney partners with Mills-Tui Australia Pty Ltd. Continued global expansion for Widney’s sliding products sees the company partnering with Mills-Tui, one of Australia’s leading manufacturers of public and private sector read more

    18 September 2012

  • Banking Automation

    Banking Automation

    Widney Manufacturing Ltd, a global market leader in the design and development of telescopic slides to the ATM industry, have been supplying Banking Automation for a number of years with the 200 series aluminium range of slides. Banking read more

    30 May 2012

  • Widney Expand Manufacturing Capacity

    Widney Expand Manufacturing Capacity

    Widney are pleased to report that due to growing demand for excavator windows in Europe and Asia, we have just completed a capacity expansion project in our manufacturing facility in Birmingham, England. In the global construction industry read more

    19 December 2011

  • New Product Launch - 410 300 kg Aluminium Slide

    New Product Launch - 410 300 kg Aluminium Slide

    Widney’s new 410 slide is a heavy duty 3 beam slide with 100% extension and utilising Widney’s proven I beam construction. The slide offers high strength, high corrosion resistance and good weight reductions over comparative steel read more

    19 August 2011

  • New Slide & Tilt System

    New Slide & Tilt System

    As a global supplier of precision telescopic slides to the emergency services sector, Widney have now added a new slide and tilt drawer system with a slam lock handle to our extensive range of telescopic slides. Widney, through our global read more

    19 April 2011

  • Distributor 2011 Trade Shows

    Distributor 2011 Trade Shows

    Following the introduction of Hansen International as our new US distributor, Widney are pleased to announce that Hansen will be attending a number of trade shows throughout 2011. If you would like to see either Widney products or Hansen's own read more

    7 April 2011