Eurotherm and Special Metals Wiggin (SMW) celebrated the success of their long-term and ongoing business relationship at a ceremony on July 2nd at Special Metals Wiggin, in Hereford.
The highlight of the event was the presentation of an original SMW advert from the 1960s by Mark Siebenaller, Business Director of the Heat Treatment Business Unit at Eurotherm, to Ray Stone, Managing Director of SMW.
The advert was originally published in 1969 to celebrate SMW’s contribution to the Concorde supersonic aircraft project.
Hereford-based SMW traces its roots back to the mid-1800s when Sir Henry Wiggin formed the company to manufacture specialty metal products. It has been part of the Special Metals Corporation group of companies since 1998.
Most recently, Eurotherm has upgraded SMW’s creep laboratory, providing temperature and power control, plus data management for a Nadcap accredited laboratory.
Another success was Eurotherm’s installation of an extrusion supervisory system to increase efficiency and regulatory control by improving press scheduling, plant control and customisable reporting.
Eurotherm is a leading global supplier of control, measurement and data recording solutions and services to industrial and process customers. The company’s international reputation as a provider of innovative solutions across a broad spectrum of vertical markets is supported by engineering services designed to realise greater benefits to customers’ plant-wide assets. Eurotherm’s product range includes distributed process automation systems and machine control incorporating single and multi loop control, operator displays, data management and graphic recorders, power control and signal conditioning. It is an ISO9000 approved Company, and operates TickIT protocols for software management.
Eurotherm is a key business within Invensys, the global automation, controls and process solutions Group. Invensys products, service expertise and ongoing support enable intelligent systems to monitor and control processes in many different environments. Leading companies in a wide range of industries rely on Invensys to help them perform with greater efficiency, safety and cost-effectiveness.
Headquartered in London and listed on the London Stock Exchange, the Invensys Group is made up of five businesses: Process Systems, APV, Eurotherm, Rail Systems and Controls. Overall The Group has over 30,000 employees working in 60 countries.
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