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Our History


Walmsleys was created in 2006 by a team of engineers, all with many years of experience working together in the paper industry. This experience covered:

  • Design

  • Manufacturing

  • Installation

  • Commissioning

  • Fault finding

  • Machine surveys

  • Machine upgrades and rebuilds

  • Machine relocation

  • All machine sections, headbox, former, press, dryers and reels


Today, our staff average almost 30 years of paper machinery experience each.

Walmsleys Engineers Building Umbilical Layup Machine
Walmsleys Paper Machine Inspection
Walmsleys References


As a freestanding company, here are a few highlights of our staff's achievements:

  • Six full paper machines designed, built and running

  • Our Yankee Dryer Service department have completed over 50 Yankee dryer bolt upgrades.

  • Complete Helical Layup Machine designed, built and running

  • complete new reel section for a UK mill

  • conversions of two dryer sections to silent drive

  • Our Yankee Dryer Service department have replaced over 30 complete Yankee dryer condensate removal systems

  • relocation of four machines from Europe to South Africa and the Middle East

  • ROV system, overboarding chute and sub-sea baskets designed, built and supplied to TechnipFMC

  • full machine designed built and running to crepe paper for production of electrical insulation papers

  • Shoe press designed, built and running.

  • Machine built to apply trace heating cables to sub-sea pipelines for TechnipFMC

  • Yankee dryer service team have serviced dryers in over 50 countries

  • Yankee dryer service team perform annual inspections on over 50 in-service Yankee dryers and MG cylinders

  • Yankee dryer service team have supplied almost 500,000 coded bolt assemblies

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