Westco expands apprenticeship with help from CHP Wigan

In 2016, heating and plumbing product specialist Westco launched a fully paid apprenticeship scheme for 16-21-year-olds. Under this initiative, the ‘Westco Academy’ is now providing on-the-job learning, training, and qualifications. Just as importantly, the initiative is also offering the first step towards a long and successful career in the industry for local young adults. Helping…

Westco joins the STH WESTCO family

Heating and plumbing product specialist Westco has become part of French industrial group COMAP. The move saw COMAP expanded its scope with the incorporation of five new companies across Europe – including Westco. Westco was acquired from Aalberts Industries Group (AI) NV, of which the COMAP Group is also a part. Commenting on the move,…

Are accessible bathrooms set to rise in 2017?

According to a report in Heating and Plumbing Monthly, accessible homes, and in particular bathrooms, add real value to society. Indeed, Foundations – the national body for home improvement agencies – states that poorly designed bathrooms are making life difficult for disabled people, and those getting frailer with age. In response, alterations to bathroom facilities…