News Archive

  • A Window into Tram History

    A Window into Tram History

    Thousands of tourists and visitors to the Giant's Causeway will be taking in the breathtaking views through Widney windows this summer. The operators of the light railway system that connects the UNESCO world heritage site to the town of read more

    1 March 2011

  • New US Distributor

    New US Distributor

    Widney are pleased to announce that a new distribution agreement has been signed with Hansen International based in South Carolina, USA. Hansen, with a long history of both manufacturing and global sourcing predominantly for the vehicle read more

    24 January 2011

  • Further US Growth with Eco Friendly Vehicle Alliance

    Further US Growth with Eco Friendly Vehicle Alliance

    Since the launch of the Modec zero emission electric vehicle, Widney have been supplying driver’s sun blinds for the UK build. 2011 sees the start of production of this vehicle in North America. Modec have formed a read more

    20 January 2011

  • Widney Launch New Website

    Widney Launch New Website

    December 2010 sees the launch of Widney’s latest website. The new site introduces applications based product selection enabling the customer to identify bespoke solutions or utilise the large standard product range. The new site is read more

    1 December 2010

  • Export Development in Asia

    Export Development in Asia

    Widney has a long history of global supply directly and through a network of distributors. Targeting global growth markets during a period of recession is a risky business, however Widney is investing heavily in its future by attending the BC read more

    17 November 2010

  • Telescopic Slide Environmental Test

    Telescopic Slide Environmental Test

    A local product development consultancy based in Coventry, approached Widney in 2009 with a request to supply a telescopic slide to be mounted in a motorised vehicle step they had developed. Introduction of the slide was based on a cost read more

    16 November 2010

  • Luxury Coach Signal Unit

    Luxury Coach Signal Unit

    Widney has been a longstanding supplier to UK bus and coach manufacturer Plaxtons based in Scarborough. With a history of supplying windows to the bus industry, Widney were the ideal partner for Plaxtons when looking to identify a UK read more

    1 June 2009

  • Widney Blinds used in Worlds First Zero Emission Vehicle

    Widney Blinds used in Worlds First Zero Emission Vehicle

    Widney UK scissor blinds were the choice for Modec, when deciding on the screening products to fit in the world's first high performance, zero emission alternative to traditional diesel delivery fleets. Modec will manufacture 250 of read more

    1 May 2007

  • Widney Wins BCI Business of The Year Award

    Widney Wins BCI Business of The Year Award

    Birmingham's Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year Awards were recently held at Birmingham's prestigious International Convention Centre, the awards Banquet was hosted by local TV presenter Bob Warman, himself a local businessman. Three read more

    1 June 2005

  • Widney Expands Robotic Welding....

    Widney Expands Robotic Welding....

    Aluminium window frames for off~road vehicles are nowbeing welded faster and tothe same high quality at Widney UK Ltd,following the installation of a Motoman ArcSystem 6000 robotic weldingcell comprising a 6~axes robot with a servo read more

    2 December 2004

  • New 5045 Aluminium Slide

    New 5045 Aluminium Slide

    Widney UK Ltd have developed a new 4 beam aluminium slide to enhance their existing range of telescopic slides. The new 5045 slide is a lower cost alternative to steel. It offers extension from 100% to 140% and comes in standard lengths of read more

    10 November 2004

  • New Glazed Windows Datasheet

    New Glazed Windows Datasheet

    Widney UK Ltd have now updated their product information for Glazed Windows. The new format is easy to understand and contains general information about the full range. The new literature highlights specific features for each product. For an read more

    1 November 2004

  • Precision Telescopic Slides

    Precision Telescopic Slides

    To improve Widney UK's customer service, a range of their most popular slides will now be kept in stock. SLIDES EXT STOCK LENGTHS 5030 100% 500mm 550mm 600mm 5040 100% 500mm 550mm 600mm read more

    16 June 2003