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Name the robots competition

28/01/2019

We recently held a competition for local school children to name a robot in William Lees process shop. School children from all the local schools had the chance to have the name of their choice on a plaque situated on the robot.  Installed in November 2017, the robots have been a vital

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A William Lee Christmas!

18/12/2018
 
Wm Lee is an Iron Foundry on Callywhite Lane, a manufacturer of cast iron parts for the commercial truck, automotive, rail and agricultural industry.  We employ over 400 people and approximately 75% of our employees live less than 5 miles away.
 
When we were invited to join the Christmas Tree Festival we decided to use what we manufacture  –  iron castings!  Chris Hall (in the photo) our fabricator/welder, who lives locally, turned our creative ideas into a reality. 
 

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WM Lee Launches it’s new website

17/12/2018

Wm Lee has launched its new look website, Now with the ability to apply for our apprenticeship scheme, see current vacancies & get more of a background on my company!

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Here come the Robots!

13/11/2017

As Dronfield’s largest employer, Wm Lee has provided work for generations of local folk dating way back to the mid-19th century. However, the Callywhite Lane foundry has now taken on eight workers who are like no others. They work around the clock, don’t take tea or toilet breaks, never go on holidays and they have no need to wear expensive safety boots. These workers are robots.

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