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January 14 2017

Cougartron Partnership

General Welding Supplies are proud to announce that we are now working in partnership with Cougartron.


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July 22 2016

Hiremasters introduce SAFFRO 420 DIGISTEEL MIG welding machines to their comprehensive hire fleet

Looking to always advance with the latest technological developments Hiremasters have shown they are the leaders in Welding Equipment hire with the investment of SAFFRO 420 DIGISTEEL machines.  The DIGISTEEL 420 offers a new generation of inverter using 30% less primary consumption regarding conventional equipment, saving significant amounts on the energy cost.  It offers a full range of processes including standard MIG/MAG, Pulsed MIG/MAG, Special arc transfer, Gouging etc.…  The top of the range functions including storage of 99 welding programs and parameter locking with a digit code all show the calibre of this machine. 

Enquire about the range today call 0151 420 6900 and speak to a member of our team.

May 18 2016

Bohler team up with GWS

GWS have added Bohler Voestalpine to their vast range of welding wire and electrodes.  Mike Horan Operations Director says “Bohler have a very proud and rich history of being one of the best manufactures of welding wire and electrodes and we as a company are happy to be able to offer our customers Bohler’s quality along with General Welding’s guaranteed service.” 

Enquire about the range today call 0151 420 6900 and speak to a member of our team.

May 05 2015

GWS Awarded Supplier of the Year By Interserve

General Welding Supplies (NW) Ltd., have been awarded ‘Supplier of the Year’ by Interserve, at the ‘Best of the Best’ awards ceremony in Oxford on 22nd March 2012. Interserve recognise suppliers that have made key contributions throughout the year. GWS work with Interserve to provide total welding support and operate as a partner on projects from the enquiry stage through quotation, to implementation. This includes imparting expert technical advice and project support, in additon to assiting with technical challenges on welding related areas. GWS’s in-depth knowledge and operational experience in all aspects of welding, supported by the latest technology, is therefore passed on to Interserve through this partnership. On receiving the Award, Valerie Allen, Commercial Manager, said “We are delighted to have been given this award for ‘Supplier of the Year’ by Interserve, which recognises the level of service and support we have given them over the year. We are very proud of our team at GWS, whose technical expertise and attention to detail have been acknowledged by this accolade. We will continue to give a firstclass service to Interserve and indeed all our clients”.

May 05 2015

GWS joins the Bolton Business Board to raise funds for NSPCC

Formed in 2011, the Bolton Business Board is made up of key business leaders in Bolton and Bury, and raises money to support the ChildLine schools service in the Bolton and Bury area. The Board raises funds through developing corporate adoptions, organising corporate events, and members also help to raise awareness of the NSPCC’s work in the region through their business networks. Our Commercial Manager, Valerie Allen, is one of the founder Board Members on this Business Board. In order to get the network off to a good start the Board have partnered with UKBA to put on a Dinner Show. UKBA have previously raised large amounts of money for the NHS Baby Unit, Help for Heroes and a range of other good causes. The event will be held at the Reebok Stadium on Saturday 7th April and will include a 4 course meal, range of entertainment, auction/raffle, special guests and white collar boxing. General Welding Supplies raised £1100 on the night from auction prizes they donated. For further information go to the dedicated NSPCC page