Daltons Wadkin continues expansion & invests in three new team members

Lee Hook – far right – joins Daltons Wadkin’s ‘red team’ of dedicated machine trainers

Daltons Wadkin has once again expanded its team – this time in three different departments as the Nottingham-based industrial woodworking machine distributor celebrates its second expansion this year.

Joining the company, which celebrated its 120th anniversary earlier this year, are three new staff members: Service Engineer, Connor O’Neill; Training Operator, Lee Hook; and CNC Support Engineer, Joshua Dudley. Connor has joined the team as a Field Service Engineer and is based in North West Yorkshire. Bringing with him a wealth of industry experience, Connor previously worked for another woodworking machinery dealer prior to joining Daltons Wadkin.

Joining the ‘red team’ of dedicated machine trainers is Lee – pictured – who previously managed a large production workshop within the prison service. As an experienced wood machinist, Lee brings a wealth of experience to the company, delivering a unique range of industry-leading operator training courses across the UK and Ireland.

Daltons Wadkin’s latest arrival is Joshua Dudley, the CNC support team’s newest member, who’s recently completed a three-year apprenticeship as well as obtaining an EAL Level 3 Diploma in Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering. In continuing his development, Joshua will undergo a 12-month machine-specific training programme working alongside the business’ existing engineers.

Managing Director of Daltons Wadkin, Alex Dalton, comments: “It’s exciting to be taking on new team members. Our support services and training departments are of paramount importance to us – customers choose to work with us safe in the knowledge that their investments will be supported. Our new recruits will bring a great deal to our already strong workforce. It’s been an exciting year for us, not without its challenges, but it’s great to be in a position to expand different areas of the business, which gives us a lot of confidence heading into the new year.”

This is the second expansion Daltons Wadkin has seen in less than a year, despite battling ongoing COVID-19 and supply chain issues. The company grew its Nottingham showroom back in February, facilitating the delivery of a greater range of machine demonstrations to customers, both in-person and virtually.

For more information on Daltons Wadkin, see www.daltonswadkin.com.

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