Wham® Upcycled boxes used at Stanley Family Fun Day

Stanley Family Fun Day a roaring success Friends, families, and fans flocked to the Wham Stadium on Saturday 23 February for the Accrington Stanley Football Club’s Family Fun Day in the Studio-sponsored Eric Whalley Stand. The Reds’ family day, the first of several planned events throughout 2019, was a great success following the introduction of […]

What More UK Awarded at the Innovation Housewares Awards 2019

The Housewares Innovation Awards are a well-establised scheme designed for businesses in the housewares sector – What More UK are celebrating coming home with two prestigious awards. On Monday the 4th February, not only was the exceptional service of the company recognised, Tony Grimshaw was also crowned Kitchen Hero in the Awards ceremony. Tony Grimshaw, […]

Wham® showcase brand new products at renowned trade shows

We celebrated a busy month with two renowned trade shows under our belt. The Spring Fair at the NEC took place 3rd – 6th February, we then travelled to the Ambiente Trade Show in Frankfurt for 8 – 12th February. Boasting credentials such as being the UK’s largest plastic manufacturing company and being proud owners […]

Lancashire Business View Export Summit. The Hot Topic – Brexit

This October we hosted the Lancashire Business View Export Summit, a part of the Insight Series. The meeting was attended by many businesses throughout Lancashire who are exporters to discuss the challenges and uncertainty of Brexit with export advisors. The experts Miranda Barker, Chief Executive – East Lancashire Chamber of Commerce Stephen Greenwood, Partner – […]

All set for TV and film appearances. What More could you want?

Over the past month a great selection of What More UK’s products, from the Wham®, PushPan®, Baker & Salt and Flash brands have been chosen to appear on prime-time television and a new short film. In early August the production company Studio Lambert got in touch to request various products for The Circle, a new […]

From Lancashire to Azerbaijan!

It is always a great feeling when we sell our products in to a new market through our export sales team, who are always seeking out new opportunities. This week it is a new customer in Azerbaijan, taking our ever popular Wham Crystal storage range into another country. We are now proudly servicing 72 countries, […]

Ethel – What More gets involved in a film project

A trade press article really grabbed the attention of our team recently. The production team of a new short film “Ethel” were looking for product donations from the housewares industry. The film stars BAFTA award winning actress Miriam Margolyes OBE in the lead role and explores the subject of an elderly lady living alone with […]

Local Scouts visit What More UK factory for a tour and Q&A

Hyndburn Scouts were excited to tour the What More UK factory, based in Altham, to find out more about the process of making the storage boxes and items they use every day. We opened our doors to the local Scouts for an exclusive factory tour and Q&A with our staff. 18 Scouts from the 1st […]

Baker & Salt vitreous enamelware is a finalist in prestigious industry awards!

This week saw the finalists of the prestigious Excellence in Housewares Awards 2018 being announced. Naturally we were delighted to find out that our popular Baker & Salt vitreous enamelware range has been chosen as a finalist amongst leading household names in the Excellence in Cookware category. Organised by trade magazine ‘Progressive Housewares’ in conjunction with […]

The WHAM group of companies donate £10,000 to Accrington Stanley Community Trust

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, […]

Launch of our upcycled single use plastic waste boxes

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 joins the exemplary list of Housewares Innovation Awards winners

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 […]

What More UK Ltd. features on BBC Breakfast

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 […]

Non-stick site visits by What More UK management

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 […]

What More UK bakes up a treat for Macmillan Cancer Support!

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 […]

Housewares Innovation Awards

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 […]

Success at Spring Fair 2017

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 […]