Employees clock up 260 years at Williams Refrigeration

Williams – the company that no-one wants to leave

Williams long-serving employees with, far right, Group Managing Director Tim SmithWilliams Refrigeration in King’s Lynn recognises the outstanding contribution its loyal employees have made to its success in a special Long Service Award Lunch on Tuesday 3rd September at the company’s showroom.

Dave Britton, John Freestone, Domonic Mace, Mark Rippon, Ray Woodhouse and Keith Panks have each been at Williams for 30 years, while Steve Bradbury, Angela Mowles, Carl Muffett and Lee Parkin have run up 20 years apiece.

Williams is now an internationally recognised market leader in commercial refrigeration, supplying to supermarkets and hospitals as well as hundreds of hospitality venues, but it doesn’t forget the workforce is the driving engine of any company.

We are a company that is known for our long-serving employees  – as well as for the excellence of our refrigeration products.” says Martin Laws, Marketing Manager at Williams.

Lee Parkin, Manufacturing Team Leader, says, “I have seen Williams grow over the years, and although the number of units we make every week has sky-rocketed, we still pride ourselves on manufacturing top quality refrigeration at a reasonable price. The company makes sure that even with the increased production, I have the time to give each unit the same loving care and attention to detail that I always have.”

Domonic Mace, Senior Manufacturing Operations Manager, backs up these sentiments. “We have expanded our operations to a vibrant overseas market but not lost sight of the core values that attracted me to Williams in the first place. It is a company that believes in looking after its workforce. These awards are a testament to that.”

Williams Refrigeration offers a comprehensive range of commercial refrigeration including gastronorm cabinets and counters, specialist bakery equipment, coldrooms, merchandisers and blast chillers.


The picture shows, from left, Keith Panks, Domonic Mace, Mark Rippon, Ray Woodhouse, Carl Muffett, Angela Moles, John Freestone, Lee Parkin and Steve Bradbury with Group Managing Director Tim Smith. 

To learn more about Williams extensive product range visit www.williams-refrigeration.co.uk.


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Williams Refrigeration is an ISO9001-2008 Quality Management accredited company and has been awarded ISO14001, the internationally recognised industry standard for Environmental Management Systems. Most recently Williams has demonstrated its commitment to staff welfare by achieving Occupational Health and Safety Standard (OHSAS) certification 18001:2007.

Williams designs, manufactures and installs a highly diverse product range, supplying hotels, hospitals, schools, restaurants, bars and kitchens around the world. With a wide selection of gastronorm cabinets and counters, prep stations, blast chillers/freezers, bottle coolers, bakery and modular coldrooms the company provides products that suit almost any application – a “one-stop” refrigeration purchasing solution.

Williams’ commitment to customers is absolute, offering extensive specialist advice and support from installation through to after-sales, service and maintenance.

To learn more about Williams’ extensive product range visit www.williams-refrigeration.co.uk. To find out how Williams greenlogic initiative can help caterers select energy efficient equipment visit www.greenlogic.info



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