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WMH Joins Cycle to work scheme

WMH employees are being encouraged to swap four wheels for two for their daily commute.  The company has recently joined which enables employees to save money when buying a new bike or accessories.

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Robotic Spray System Provides Increased Throughput

WMH integrates Mitsubishi Robots

WMH has been working with a Blue Chip medical products company to develop a robotic spraying system for coating product with an atomised sterile solution as part of a fully automated production system. WMH has already installed two systems and is currently finishing assembly and in house testing of a third. The systems integrate two six-axis robots with an accurate dosing and atomising system and carrier conveyor to provide a compact in-line solution.

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Ahead of the Fleet

 Engineers from WMH have recently beaten two teams of marine engineers in a competition to design, build and race cargo carrying boats.

Mike McLeish and Connor Kennedy formed part of a team of mechanical engineers in their final months study in Mechanical Design and Manufacture at Plymouth City College. The teams were set the task of designing and building a boat which would have to compete over a set course in Plymouth Sound.

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Hand Finished in Cornwall

WMH has recently despatched a new hand-crimp pasty line to the UK's leading manufacturer of handmade Cornish pasties. The 12 metre long conveyor will form an integral part of an in-line operation in a new production facility in Bodmin.

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In-house Promotion

Western Mechanical Handling has this week appointed Michael McLeish as Workshop Supervisor.

Since joining the company in 2005, as a trainee, Mike has developed to be a well-rounded skilled welder fabricator who works well within the team in Callington and when working on site during project installations.

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