Michael Fallon Secretary of State has a clear view thanks to DuroWipers

Duro Wiper Ltd was pleased to welcome a visit from the third most powerful person in the UK, Mr Michael Fallon Secretary of State for Defence.

The Conservative politician visited Stonehouse-based manufacturing company Duro Wipers to show his support for the firm and to see how it produces high performance window wipers for the marine industries.

Mr Fallon was shown around the Oldends Lane factory, and met staff including apprentices, who can make any kind of windscreen wiper to order.

He was keen to learn what was so special about Duro Wipers and the patented transfer box which transfers the power from the motor to the two spindles equally meaning both spindles drive unlike any other marine wiper in the World. This manifest into a smooth, quiet and powerful maintenance free performance which they believe will last the lifetime of the vessel.

“It is a world-beating company, they’ve got a wiper design that nobody else in the world has got, a wiper design that comes with a lifetime guarantee.”

This allows Duro Wipers the confidence to offer extended and Lifetime Warranties to the Royal Navy and the R.N.L.I.

Having retrofitted three Royal Navy RFA Vessels over the past five years the Fort Rosalie, The Fort Austin and the Diligence all now covered with a lifetime warranty and thereby releasing the tax payer from the burden of maintenance cost on these vessels.

There is a tremendously high cost of maintaining window wipers on our Fleet, we wanted to support the services of our Royal Navy and the R.N.L.I. with the best wipers in the World with a maintenance free philosophy of fit and forget.

Duro Wipers are now specified on the new Shannon Class Lifeboat where the conditions they encounter are treacherous; they need clear vision at all times and after many hundreds of hours of tests have chosen Duro Wipers.

Duro Wipers design, develop and manufacture all wipers at their factory in Stonehouse, Gloucestershire.

 

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