Posts Tagged ‘Wicks and Wilson’

42 Years; Seven Staff; 150 Anniversaries

A recent article in The Telegraph asks the question, “Have you been working for the same company for too long?” It notes that the average time spent at a single company in the United States is 4.6 years and guesstimates that figures for the United Kingdom are similar. It goes …

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Meeting the Wicks and Wilson Family

In my ongoing journey to learn about Crowley’s different lines of business, I recently accompanied Chris (Crowley) on a visit to Crowley’s Wicks and Wilson (WWL) division in Basingstoke, England. As I was introduced to members of the team and asked them questions about their experiences as both WWL and …

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Parts & Microfilm: The Fourth Piece of Crowley’s 360⁰ Solution

 

 

 

 

 

 

We previously wrote a blog post about Crowley’s technical support services – the third of our four solution categories. Our intention was to quickly follow with the fourth category, parts and microfilm, but developing our new website took priority. Now that we’ve launched the new site (take a peek!),  we’re on track …

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Karting in the UK: Wicks and Wilson Division Outing

It’s not always easy keeping up with our counterparts in the U.K. Not only are they all the way across the Atlantic, but they always seem to be on the move! Recently, members of our Wicks and Wilson (WWL) manufacturing and R&D division took a trip to a nearby indoor …

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Running the London Marathon

Editor’s note: On Sunday, April 26, 2015, Chris Wilson, 24, ran his first marathon and did so for a great cause. Chris is the son of John Wilson, Crowley’s Wicks and Wilson division General Manager, and shares his marathon journey with us as this week’s blogpost. We congratulate Chris on …

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Crowley Celebrates 35 Years

In 1980, the Dow Jones Industrial average was 963, the average U.S. income was $19,500 and a gallon of gas cost an average of $1.19. Quite a lot happened in the world that year, but in one little corner of Montgomery County, Maryland, Jerome F. (Jerry) Crowley took a risk, …

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Selling to the Competition

 

I recently interviewed a client for an upcoming case study on Mekel Technology microfilm and microfiche scanners. The client represents a service bureau and asked a question we hear often, “We’re Crowley competitors. How do you represent us and yourselves at the same time?” Good question. 

Crowley has several divisions: …

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One Man. Wicks and Wilson Scanners. 26+ Million Newspaper Images

 

At Crowley, we love discovering great digital collections – especially when they’ve been scanned on our manufactured capture equipment. Even after more than 30 years, the idea of making images and information from the past available to records managers, archivists, researchers, students and history junkies today and in …

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The Crowley Company Year in Review

In a year that has seen very little, if any, breathing room, we’re making ourselves stop and smell the poinsettias and look back before we rush headlong into 2014. Take a look at what made our top 10 list this year (in no particular order as they each serve to …

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Wicks and Wilson Celebrates 40 Years

For many, 1973 doesn’t seem that long ago. In the United States, a small company called Federal Express was born, Secretariat won the Triple Crown, Burger King broke marketing ground when they told customers they could have it their way, 7-Up became the uncola and President Richard Nixon (in)famously stated, …

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