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Walker Filtration Celebrates 15 Years of BCAS Membership

PUBLISHED Wednesday, April 11 2018

Walker Filtration were pleased to collect our British Compressed Air Society (BCAS) Continuous Membership Award yesterday, marking 15 years of membership. The award reflects our commitment to excellence and the position we hold as a center for design, manufacture, export and distribution within the industry.The British Compressed Air Society is the only UK technical trade association open to manufacturers, distributors and end users of compressors, vacuum pumps, pneumatic tools and allied products. This fantastic partnership offers unbiased advice on compressed air and vacuum legislation, technical standards, education, compliance, safety and matters. Walker Filtration look forward to many more succesful years as BCAS members.

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Storm Emma Causes Disruption

PUBLISHED Friday, March 2 2018

Due to adverse weather conditions affecting many areas of the UK, there has been some disruptions to service and deliveries.

Our teams at Walker Filtration are making every effort to ensure your normal service level is maintained as quickly as possible.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause our valued customers, please contact your Account Manager if you have questions or queries.

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Walker Filtration Announce New Owners

PUBLISHED Thursday, March 1 2018

We are pleased to announce that on March 1st, 2018, the Atlas Copco Group signed a contract with the Walker Family for the acquisition of the Walker Filtration Group. Walker Filtration will continue to act as a separate and independent business within the Atlas Copco family of companies as part of the Medical Gas division, there are no planned changes in trading details.

Together with our new shareholders we have a single vision, to continue to focus on our valued customers and ensure that we provide world class filtration products on a global scale.   Our aim is to remain at the forefront of the industry and the new Group will allow us to invest further in developing technologies, process and engineering solutions to assure you of optimal performance.

We look forward to taking advantage of the opportunities for growth available to us. This new partnership will enable us to take our next step in operational excellence. 

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Walker Filtration welcomes Newcastle High School for Girls students as part of the Engineering Education Scheme

PUBLISHED Friday, January 12 2018

In 2017, Walker Filtration partnered with a team of students from Newcastle High School for Girls to participate in a six-month project investigating an alternative and more efficient means of bonding pleated filtration materials as part of the EES (Engineering Education Scheme). 

Walker Filtration are proud members of the EES, a fantastic association which encourages and support students who wish to pursue STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) subjects.  

The team of four students attended an all-day workshop event to conduct a series of experimental trials which helped generate samples that the students will further test at a residential trip to Teesside University this month. This work allowed these students to work alongside engineers from Walker Filtration and gain valuable experience and knowledge while working on a real-world engineering project. 

Supporting local manufacturing growth is particularly important to Walker Filtration Ltd due to their heritage being rooted in the North East of England. Group Managing Director Lianne Walker MBE (MBA) commented “It’s a privilege to welcome the future engineering talent of the North East into our production site. We are more than happy to aid development and growth of young people in our region and look forward to seeing the end result of the girls’ project.”

Walker Filtration would like to wish the group every success in their futures in pursuing a career in the STEM sector.

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