Wellman Booth and PaR Systems Ltd. Sign Collaboration Agreement

Wellman Booth and PaR Systems Ltd are delighted to announce a collaborative agreement for the provision of integrated designs, manufacturing and installation of the each company’s products to the nuclear decommissioning market in the UK, Europe and Russia. It is anticipated that other markets will benefit from this collaboration in the future.

Wellman Booth specialise in the design and manufacture of a range of high integrity cranes for hostile environments. They already have installations at Sellafield, and at their facilities in Gateshead, they have significant provision for testing, training and development.

Combining this capability with PaR Systems’ advanced decommissioning remote handling products - manipulators, telerobotic manipulators, specialist end effectors and the tensile truss technology, means that the partnership will bring a unique offering to the nuclear decommissioning industry, as well as an ability to provide pre and post sales support in the areas of training, engineering development and maintenance.

Managing Director of PaR Systems Ltd., Tony White, explained, ”Each organisation offers experience and expertise complementary to the markets in which we operate. We are delighted to be teamed with Wellman Booth who has a strong reputation for design, manufacture and delivery of process crane technology, and we believe that PaR can significantly enhance this with their experience in the field of specialist remote handling.”

Stephen Plant , Managing Director of the Clarke Chapman Group, commented, “ We have previously worked successfully with PaR Systems so I am delighted to have made this relationship more formal, enabling Wellman Booth to offer a broader capability to a greater range of markets.”

Wellman Booth is part of The Clarke Chapman Group Ltd. a subsidiary of the British multi-disciplined engineering group, Langley Holdings plc, and is a world leader in the design and manufacture of high integrity and severe process crane technology, with many installations across the UK civil nuclear industry as well as other markets.

PaR Systems (www.par.com) is an international engineering organisation with over 50 years’ experience in the development, design and manufacture of specialist remote handling systems and automation solutions. PaR Systems has served the UK nuclear industry for 25 years, and is actively expanding in the UK and Europe. In the UK they have facilities located in Seascale, and Cheshire, with the HQ in Reading.