King’s Lynn-based Williams Refrigeration has rewarded its longest-serving employees, celebrating a total of 230 years between them.
20 staff members racked up significant milestones this year. MD Tim Smith commented: “We think it says something that we have so many employees who stay with us for most, if not all, of their working life. We aim to look after our colleagues and promote job satisfaction in all areas, from the factory floor to management.”
Claire Moore, marketing coordinator has been at Williams for all of her adult working life. “I first started working for Williams at the tender age of 17 and I’m still here 20 years later. I’ve seen many changes in this time, not only in the office environment but on a more personal level as well. I’ve celebrated my 18th, 21st and 30th birthdays, my marriage and the birth of my daughter here at Williams. Williams is a great company to work for and has supported me throughout.”
There are 200 people working for Williams in King’s Lynn and it is continually expanding, at present provides employment in 15 locations worldwide.
The long serving achievements were marked with a celebratory lunch and gift awards.
Staff celebrating their long service awards are:
20 Year Award: Alan Murray, Michael Oxborough, Claire Moore, Trevor Howard, Allan Harris, Neville Yaxley and James Woodhouse.
30 Year Award: Lawrence Matthews, Stuart Howard and Adrian Wilkinson.