Wallwork Heat Treatment Ltd. was founded by Robert Wallwork in 1959, after years of gradual expansion the Company moved to the present head office in Lord Street, Bury in 1979. Further expansion has since taken place including the setting up of Wallwork Cast Alloys in 1986, Wallwork Heat Treatment (Birmingham) Ltd. in 1989, the acquisition Wallwork Cambridge Ltd. in Cambridge in 1997, and the acquisiton of Wallwork Newcastle Ltd in 2017.
The Group employs approximately 300 people offering a comprehensive heat treatment & hard coating service to the manufacturing industry. Sites are open 24 hours per day, 7 days per week and operate a fleet of 40+ commercial vehicles offering a reliable transport service in most areas during the week.
In recent years the group has invested extensively in new equipment and training in order to offer a high quality, competitive service to the aerospace, motorsport and medical industries
Wallwork Cast Alloys was originally setup to provide the group with Nickel-Chromium jigs & fixtures for use in high temperature furnaces, it now finds itself supplying these components to the industry all over the world.
The Cambridge site manufactures high vacuum equipment with a specialty in bespoke machines for vacuum coating, medical and research & development applications.
The extensive research and development department at the Cambridge site offers facilities for coating development and failure analysis using the latest techniques and equipment available.
Founder: Robert Wallwork 1923 - 2001