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40th Anniversary Open Day

Golf Day

To celebrate 40 years in business WMH are organising a factory open day to be held on Thursday 28th and Friday 29th April.

The event will enable new and existing customers to see up close the quality craftsmanship of the WMH equipment and to see some of the most recent innovative developments in production automation.

On display will be WMH grilling and depositor units alongside a specially developed production standard ultrasonic robotic cutting cell and a vision guided robotic pick and place cell.

Visitors will have the opportunity to tour WMH's purpose built factory and talk to the whole team from top management through to the engineers who build and install the equipment on site.

For a group of guests there will be the opportunity to network whilst enjoying a leisurely round of golf on the Kernow Course at the internationally renowned St Mellion International, followed by dinner.  For a limited number there will be the opportunity to take to the seas in the 80ft gaff rigged ketch, Tectona, who will sail from Plymouth.

Invitations have gone out but we still have some places, if you haven't received an invitation but would be interested in attending please email for more information.


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WMH at 40

WMH Celebrates 40 Years in Business

For those of us over a certain age 1976 is memorable for the summer heatwave that saw the UK record it’s hottest average temperature since records began and became the driest, sunniest and warmest year of the 20th Century. During those balmy days Western Mechanical Handling was in it’s infancy as John and Janneke Tomlinson moved with their young family to Cornwall to set up a mechanical handling company in a small rented workshop in Tavistock. Little did the Tomlinson’s know that 40 years later their company would have grown to be a highly successful design and build company supplying major blue chip food and pharmaceutical companies with bespoke, innovative production automation and control systems.

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