Innovative design for new large diameter bearing and shaft sealing solution

26 November 2020

Global sealing technology expert James Walker has launched a new innovative version of its Walkersele rotary lip seal, following an in-depth research and development project in collaboration with wind turbine and bearing OEMs.

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James Walker launches Vermilion Seven

06 October 2020

Sealing technology and materials development specialist James Walker has released a new elastomer material aimed at customers seeking a hydrogenated nitrile compound for applications in the oil and gas industry.

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James Walker renews Cyber Essentials Plus certification

24 July 2020

James Walker is pleased to announce that it has achieved the highly regarded 'Cyber Essentials Plus' certification. The certification is seen as a leading indication of corporate responsibility in terms of securing the company’s systems for the handling and storage of information and a required standard for many UK Government and Ministry of Defence supply chain contracts.

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James Walker sponsors BESMA Rising Star of the Year Award

08 August 2019

The British Excellence in Sales Management Awards (BESMA), is a highlight in the sales industry’s events calendar and created by the Institute of Sales Management (ISM) to celebrate the outstanding achievements of sales professionals, teams and organisations.

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Completion of flood defences paves the way for investment

23 July 2019

James Walker is benefiting from a £2.6m investment from Cumbria Local Enterprise Partnership to protect its premises from flooding. Our Cockermouth site has been one of the region’s largest employers for the last 50 years and now has a state of the art flood defence system that will safeguard its site and secure the jobs of its existing workforce of over 400 employees.

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James Walker restructures for growth in North America

11 March 2019

As part of an ongoing commitment to delivering the highest quality service across our global network and a desire to develop business in new sectors of industry, James Walker has recently announced a reconfiguration of our North American structure.

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Reclassification of their Metaflex spiral wound gasket

06 February 2019

James Walker is pleased to announce a reclassification of their Metaflex® spiral wound gasket under the ASME B16.20 - 2017 standard to fully comply with the Shell MESC SPE 85/300 TAT classification achieving a ‘B’ emissions rating.

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James Walker invests in global gasket strategy

09 January 2019

Following hot on the heels of successful introductions of new CNAF, PTFE materials and a range of high-specification isolation gaskets, James Walker is set to further strengthen its gasket service offering with investment in new equipment and personnel.

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Collaborating with Edinburgh University’s Hyped Team

01 August 2018

Always on the lookout for the latest market developments and what the future may hold, our team of experts at James Walker constantly seek new challenges and one recent project proved to be no exception.

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Flange Management Success

14 May 2018

James Walker was selected for the 3rd time to provide flange management services on one of the largest turnaround events at one of Europe’s largest refineries. The order was received by James Walker Benelux and the project has now been successfully completed.

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