Daltons Wadkin have put in place a display to increase brand awareness at W12. The exhibition is the second opportunity for the company to show off its unique range of machinery since their acquisition of the Wadkin name and IPR in 2010.
The demand for both their machine range and support services is according to director Francis Dalton increasing by the day and W12 is as he puts it “A great opportunity to not only re-establish the Wadkin name but also to highlight the presence of the Daltons Wadkin company and all that it represents to the woodworking industry. This involves machine manufacture, machine distribution and a whole range of support services including service and aftercare, training, transport, machine movement and installations and LEV testing.”
Visitors to stand number 7E580 in Hall 7 will immediately have seen one result of the Daltons and Wadkin names coming together in the striking new colour scheme of green and white applied to all machines either manufactured or remanufactured in their Nottingham headquarters as well as Wadkin branded machines manufactured elsewhere in Europe.
In addition some very important distribution agreements are highlighted. Amongst the additional machines represented are the Elcon Vertical Panel Saw range, Stenner Band Resaws, Kuper Planer Moulders, Salvador Automatic Crosscutting Systems and Kimla CNC Machining Centres.
Working demonstrations have been made available to visitors on a number of these products and others powered up electronically to demonstrate the respective machines’ technology and capabilities.
At the same time the company has highlighted its comprehensive support services package which embraces a team of some 15 experienced engineers who travel the length of the UK, Ireland and overseas supporting service contracts and providing breakdown cover for an infinite variety of clients from one man joinery businesses to public authorities and even ministry departments.
Daltons Wadkin have also this year taken an additional stand (number 8D415) in order to show off another of their products, ie the Nimac range of Beam Saws. A Nimac Atlas 95 is displayed as an example from a comprehensive range of Beam Saws manufactured by the Nimac Group for which Daltons Wadkin are sole UK distributors. Also on hand, a technician from Nimac to support the products and provide a necessary link with the Daltons Wadkin sales team.
The W12 exhibition is held at the NEC, Birmingham, 7 to 10 October and firm orders have already been placed with Daltons Wadkin for a number of major exhibits including a remanufactured Wadkin XE 6-Head Planing and Moulding Machine, a new Wadkin PBR/HD Band Resaw and a Nimac Beam Saw. Strong interest has also been expressed in the Salvador Crosscutting Systems, the ‘new generation’ Kuper Planer/Moulders and in particular the unique Kimla CNC Routers.