WHAM invests £750,000 in faster, greener machinery

Burnley-based plastics firm What More UK has invested £750,000 in two new state of the art, fully automatic bakeware machines.

The upgrade will not only speed up production, but will do so in a more environmentally friendly manner.

The new mechanical presses will double current capacity, enabling the company to produce 8,000 baking trays in a ten hour shift.

Tony Grimshaw, director of What More UK, said: "As a leading manufacturer of housewares, cookware, and bakeware, it's important for us to lead the way in creating these products in the most environmentally friendly way possible.

"We want to do our bit, and also to encourage other companies to follow suit. We are very pleased that British made products are fast becoming the starting point for UK retailers. What More UK are more than ready to accept their orders along with those from our many overseas customers."

We have the Rolls Royce of equipment here.

Garry Ireland, operations director at What More UK, added: "We have the Rolls Royce of equipment here; it's important we can deliver the best possible products in the shortest amount of time. The new additions are fantastic. They have a much lower carbon footprint and a quicker running time than the previous machines. That means more productivity, more efficiency, and less waste."

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