The WHAM group of companies, headed up by Andy Holt, has donated £10,000 to Accrington Stanley Community Trust. The Trust is a self-funded, non-profit, registered charity that has been working closely with the Hyndburn community since its establishment in 2007. With their initial intention to bring the professional football club and the community closer together, […]
Determined to find a viable solution, with no long-term consequences, to the January 2018 Chinese importation ban on plastic, we have created our UPCYCLED range. Previously, the UK has not dealt with post-consumer waste plastic within its own shores and has relied on this exportation to countries such as China. The recent ban meant that […]
What More UK took home a highly coveted Housewares Innovation Award at this year’s ceremony, clinching the top spot in the Bakeware Innovation category with the Baker & Salt vitreous enamel collection. Last night the very best from across the housewares sector gathered to celebrate the successes of the past twelve months at the Housewares […]
Monday 8th of January 2018 saw a BBC crew arrive very early on site at our Altham factory to film for a news feature looking at how British manufacturing is on the up and in particular exported goods. BBC Breakfast Business Presenter Steph McGovern was on site as our busy factory was in full production […]
January 2018 sees the launch of a brand new range of Flash household cleaning tools into the UK & Ireland. Flash, a UK brand leader in surface care is excited to be expanding its offer with this new range of products, which perfectly complement its existing offer of cleaning liquids, sprays, wipes and Magic […]
Directors and managers from the sales, buying, production and marketing teams recently visited the Whitford and CCC sites in Cheshire and Wolverhampton. The visits were both very productive and are part of an ongoing commitment to ensure that What More are aligned to offer our customers the best options available when it comes to pre-coated […]
On Friday 29th September our main showroom was transformed into a baking hotspot, filled with cakes, pies and smiling faces. Well who wouldn’t smile over a cuppa and a choice of baked delights?! It was all for a great cause, The World’s Biggest Coffee Morning, which is Macmillan’s largest annual fundraiser for supporting people facing […]
When a local volunteer group put out an online appeal for storage boxes for their food bank via social media What More quickly acted to help. Michelle Davies and David Booth visited the What More offices and in the showroom were shown a selection of the many plastic boxes produced at the company’s Altham factory. […]
In a busy week of two major trade shows, we took time out to attend the Housewares Innovation Awards on the evening of Monday 6 February, and picked up two awards made it a very worthwhile break from the exhibition stand! We were crowned highly commended in two categories: the Bakeware Innovation Award and the […]
Across a number of displays occupying a 255 square metre area of the NEC, we showcased hundreds of products from our homeware and cookware ranges at Spring Fair. We used the UK’s number one trade fair for home & gifts to launch our new brand Baker & Salt, a range of stylish yet durable enamelware […]
Padiham based What More UK is celebrating being crowned a champion for international exports for the fourth consecutive year. The Department for International Trade (DIT) North West has included the UK’s largest plastics manufacturer in its 2017 list of Export Champions.
David Brett, What More UK’s new Sales Representative for the South of England, brings with him over 20 years of retail and wholesale experience within a family business in Ireland. With previous roles in kitchenware and catering equipment, he also brings established contacts and is looking forward to developing more as he grows What More […]
As another year of intense growth draws to a close, What More UK announces a change in directorship. Operations Director Roger Tout will step into a non-executive director role, handing the reins to former Works Manager Garry Ireland. Roger Tout has worked for What More UK since 2000, having joined the business the year after […]
Friday 11 November was a work day like no other for What More UK Director Tony Grimshaw, as he made his way to Buckingham Palace to collect his OBE award. Tony was joined by wife Helen and two of his three daughters, Alison Townsend and Sarah Grimshaw, for the prestigious occasion as he received his […]
What More UK has been listed among the top 100 British manufacturers. Director Tony Grimshaw OBE is proud to receive the accolade on behalf of his colleagues in all areas of What More’s business, following last night’s announcement by The Manufacturer magazine.