Manufacturing Facilities and Capabilities

Westminster’s growth continues. Since its inception in 1999, Westminster has added a further 2 units housing new machinery to compliment and expand our capabilities

Wire Manufacturing

Unit 9 is predominantly dedicated to wire related stand production and also houses the plastic coating ovens and tanks usually used to finish these items.

In 2010, our 3 Wafios CNC 3 dimensional wire forming machines were upgraded to the latest much faster machines from the Wafios stable. The result of this investment has been an increase in capacity compared to the older machines of 54%, achieved through increased speed and offline programming to reduce down time on the shop floor.

Plant List:

  • 2 Wafios BM30 CNC wire benders
  • 1 Wafios BM40 CNC wire bender
  • BTC 4 headed wire former
  • Purpose built DS slider
  • Thompson and Hudson wire buffers and nibblers
  • Spot welders
  • Butt welders
  • MIG & TIG welders


The 2nd purpose built plastic dipping oven commissioned in 2009, increased the amount of stands that could be processed in a shift by 150%

The flow of work has been improved even more by the relocation of the packing /despatch department to Unit 10 and the installation of a conveyor to carry product from the dipping section in Unit 9 to the packing area in Unit 10.

The products have time to cool during their journey allowing them to be packed on arrival in the packing area, ready for dispatch.

 

 

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Sheet Metal Manufacture

Unit 13 is the Sheet Metal Division and has been hugely successful since its introduction in 2008. It has given Westminster greater flexibility in stand design by being able to incorporate sheet into wire designs or making stands and fixtures solely from sheet material.

Plant list:

  • 2 CNC punch presses for sheet metal shaping
  • 4 CNC press brakes for forming sheet metal and mesh
  • Multi-scroll
  • Rasomax deburring system
  • Tube Scalloping
  • Guillotine
  • Spot welders
  • MIG and TIG welding
  • Stud welders
  • PEM sert
  • Butt welders
  • Addison twin head tube bender
  • Flow drilling

In addition to manufacturing parts incorporated in our stands, the Sheet Metal Division carries out the manufacture of bespoke fixtures and components for a wide and diverse customer base.

Westminster’s knowledge of most retail shop fitting systems gives the end user the added reassurance that designs used in conjunction with existing fittings will integrate seamlessly.

 

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Powder Coating Facilities

Unit 10 is the latest addition to the Westminster estate and houses our Powder Coating facility and Packing/Despatch departments. Specifically designed for our needs, the powder coating plant comprises;

Plant list

  • 6 metre Autowash
  • Powder Booth
  • ITW Gema Optiflex B powder guns
  • 5m x 2.5m x 2.5m curing oven

The Autowash degreases the product and also pre-treats the metal with an iron phosphate to give an exceptional key for powder to adhere to.

 

Powder is applied by our experienced operators using the industry leading ITW Gema guns, giving extremely impressive results.

The powder coating unit coats a very high percentage of our sheet metal and some wire stands for customers. It gives greater flexibility when it comes to choice of colour and some textured or specialised finishes

Since its opening in 2010, it has also built a long and loyal list of sub- contract customers with a diverse range of products, including scaffolding gates, shop fittings, car accessories and even cow feeders!

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Joinery Facilities and Capabilities

Our main core skills are in the design, manufacturing and installation of large retail schemes.

We have gained a great wealth of knowledge from designing and manufacturing display furniture for the retail market, where quality, flexibility and price are paramount.

All of the items that you will be purchasing from us will help to maintain Great British manufacturing.

If you cannot find what you are looking for, or you require your own scheme for your library, retail or display area, we would be very happy to talk to you.

As we design and manufacture all of our own furniture, we are in a position to offer a bespoke service to you if this is required.

Below are some examples of our products:

Display & POS Libraries
Bars & Restaurants Gallery Interiors
Residential Projects Medical
Retail Display Fixtures and Fittings
 
   

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Printing Facilities and Capabilities

At Westminster, our aim is to work closely with our customers to produce eye-catching and promotional printed products.

Adding quality header and backing boards to your display stand to enhance and promote the sales of your product.

Our experienced team can assist with creative concepts and design and advise the best and most economical print process to ensure your expectations are met on time, with precision and quality.

Our portfolio covers a wide ranging wealth of experience and expertise, with many point of sale products being placed in retail outlets, both large and small.

 

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