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What More UK invests £750,000 in new machinery

Housewares manufacturer What More UK has invested £750,000 in two new state-of-the-art fully automatic bakeware machines, which will not only speed up production of its products but will do so in a more environmentally-friendly way. The machines will double capacity, enabling the company to produce 8,000 baking trays in a …

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What More UK secures new contracts in Europe

Now exporting to 73 countries, 2019 has been the busiest year to date for What More UK, with the Lancashire housewares manufacturer achieving double digit growth. Andy Riley, sales director of What More UK, commented: “The last 12 months have been something of a whirlwind. We started producing the Proctor …

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What More UK invests in apprentices

What More UK is investing in the future of employees and young adults in education through funding apprenticeship and NVQ courses at its Altham-based warehouse in Lancashire. Employees in education receive work experience on the factory floor, with the company having invested over £1 million in its tool room. Several …

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What More UK adds another destination to its export list

Housewares manufacturer What More UK is now supplying plasticware, cookware and bakeware to 73 countries around the world, with Senegal in Africa, becoming its most recent export country. The Accrington-based business is one of the founding members of the Made in Britain campaign that aims to unite the manufacturing sector, …

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Baker & Salt brings out more bakeware

Baker & Salt, originally launched as a Vitreous Enamel collection of premium bakeware, has expanded and now provides ‘the latest in non-stick technology’. Made in Britain, this range of non-stick bakeware from What More UK offers ‘high quality and reliable products that will last the test of time,’ the company …

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What More UK launches Upcycled range

To help tackle the current plastic crisis, What More UK has worked alongside recycling centres to develop a 95% recycled material that it described as solid, strong and long lasting. This new material has been used to create its Upcycled range of reusable storage boxes. What More UK says the …

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Ben Wadeson of What More UK is set to climb high for charity

Ben Wadeson, national account manager of housewares supplier What More UK, is attempting the National Three Peaks Challenge to raise funds for Derian House Children’s Hospice. His endeavour, which takes place next Friday (June 28), involves climbing the three highest peaks of Scotland, England and Wales. The total walking distance …

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Flash extends cleaning range

Floorcare brand Flash has extended its cleaning range. Manufactured by What More UK, the range now includes a flat mop, broom and dustpan and brush to complement the existing mops and bucket. What More UK said: ‘The expanded range builds upon the core ethos of Flash by ‘putting dirt in …

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Tony Grimshaw of What More UK presented with Freedom of the City of London

Tony Grimshaw OBE accepted the Freedom of the City of London honour on April 12. The director of housewares supplier What More UK said he was “extremely proud as a Lancastrian” to attend the ceremony of declaration, held in the Chamberlain’s Court at Guildhall at London. Tony was escorted to …

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What More UK invests £25 million in manufacturing

What More UK has invested £25 million at its Lancashire manufacturing site in Altham over the past six years. The funds have been spent on new buildings, new product groups and, most recently, a £13.5 million investment in new state-of-the-art production machines at its 500,000sq ft manufacturing facility. Garry Ireland, …

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