Welland Power

On the 7th March 1950, Welland Engineering Co Ltd was incorporated in the UK with company number 479009. The company was incorporated by Captain James Thompson, uncle to William Russell Pickworth Farrow who later bought the business. Welland was started to meet the needs of the increasing requirement for reliable power generation in both the UK and abroad. Prior to purchasing Welland, William Russell Pickworth Farrow had run Farrow Irrigation, supplying irrigation equipment to sugar plantations for Tate and Lyle worldwide, as well as a variety of other industrial customers.

Then Edward John Russell Farrow, who had been working at Welland for over 20 years took the helm and managed Welland through difficult periods in the UK economy. Providing inthis time a wide range of equipment, powered by Lister, Perkins, Cummins, Volvo and Deutz Engines to a whole range of customer in over 100 countries. The worldwide coverage and high quality products enabled the company to come though economic uncertainty and compete with the biggest companies in the world.

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