Hayley 247 Engineering Services Ltd
Hayley 247 Engineering Services Ltd

Hayley 247 Engineering Services adds Precision Linear Motion expertise through the acquisition of WMH Transmissions Ltd & Apex Transmissions Ltd

Hayley 247 Engineering Services is proud to announce the acquisition of Staffordshire based companies WMH Transmissions Ltd & Apex Transmissions Ltd (WMH). A majority share deal was completed on the 13th February 2020. WMH will now become the UK Groups specialist provider of Precision Linear Motion products and services. 

WMH Transmissions Ltd, situated just off J10 M42, Tamworth, Staffordshire

Hayley 247 continues with its unprecedented level of investment. The acquisition of WMH follows shortly after the purchase of Lamond & Murray Ltd in June 2019 and Drive Management Services in December 2018. This forms part of a wider strategy to enhance service provision within the group.

Established in 1986, WMH Transmissions Limited are the largest stockist of Hiwin Linear Products within the UK and are the market leader in high quality transmission products and have been supplying the OEM and re-seller markets for over 30 years.

With over £2M of stock available from its impressive 40,000sq.ft facility in Tamworth, WMH are well placed to deliver high quality products and exceptional service levels across a wide range of products including;

HIWIN & Bosch product ranges;

Linear guideways
Single axis KK units
Bearing supports
Crossed roller bearings
Linear actuators
Ball bushes
Precision hardened & ground linear shafting

Stainless steel linear ball guides
Linear roller guides
Miniature linear ball guides
Ballscrews & ball nuts
Ball bushes & linear shafts
Ballscrew support units
Aluminium extruded profile
Aluminium profile accessories


Transmission products include;

Precision inline and right-angle planetary servo gearboxes in both B5 and B14 output interfaces
Economy inline and right angle planetary servo gearboxes in both B5 and B14 output interfaces
Compact hypoid servo gearheads with either B5 or ISO 9409 rotary flange output interfaces
Precision spiral bevel gearboxes with either solid shaft input or mounting interfaces for servo motors
Worm gearboxes with aluminium housings and a range of output interfaces for servo drive applications
High precision rotary tables for use with servo drives and can be used as indexing heads

In-house design & calculation expertise to provide design support, selection and lifetime calculations on ballscrew assemblies, racks and pinions and gearboxes and a highly skilled machine and assembly shop providing; 

Linear guide rail cutting & butt jointing
Ballscrew machining & assembly
Aluminium profile cutting, machining & assembly

Precision rack & pinion systems for our gearboxes
Automatic relubrication systems
Collaborative robots & grippers


The WMH management will continue under Managing Director, Andrew Banting and the new acquisition is seen as a natural extension to mechanical engineering services provider Hayley 247, who specialise in everything from industrial gearbox & pump repairs, predictive maintenance specialists in condition based monitoring solutions , general mechanical repairs, CNC machining to custom fabrication. The acquisition will enable Hayley 247 to enhance its offer to their clients and those serviced via Hayley Group’s 50 strong branch network.

We are delighted to have WMH and all the team of UK Directors onboard with us. We will now be working closely with each other to develop and improve our service offering to all of the Dexis UK - Hayley Group branch network and collaborating with our Dexis Europe subsidiaries. This feels like a natural progression for both parties. 

The deal will enable Hayley 247 to enhance its diverse service offering of solutions to industry. With our vital synergy of customer service first, we are confident we can drive our unique service offering forward.

Information and Enquiries

Mark Brady
Managing Director - Hayley 247 Engineering Services Ltd
Email: mbrady@hayley247.co.uk
Tel: 07958 247 247

Andrew Banting
Managing Director – WMH Transmissions Ltd & Apex Transmissions Ltd
Email: andrew@wmh-trans.co.uk
Tel: 01827 288122

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