Loyal and long serving employee Don Millward celebrated 25 years working for J.C.Walwyn & Sons Ltd on Friday 27th November 2015. Don from Longford near Ashbourne has had two spells of employment with the Ashbourne family run firm. He first joined the company in 1985 and was the main delivery driver before leaving for a short spell to drive heavy goods vehicles. Don returned in 1990, and with his experience in the business previously he returned to take up the position of Factory Manager in the Coffin & Casket manufacturing company.
Don pictured on the right was delighted to be presented with a silver/gold engraved watch by Keith Walwyn Managing Director of J.C.Walwyn & Sons Limited as a thank you for his service over the years.
Commenting on his 25-year anniversary, Keith said “We are delighted to have retained both the working and personal skills of Don and applaud him on his unwavering loyalty and substantial contribution to the growth of our company. We like to think of ourselves as one big ‘family’ at J.C.Walwyn & Sons Ltd, no doubt a contributory factor to the high level of long serving employees who have remained with us. I congratulate Don on this achievement and look forward to his continued involvement in the Company.”
Don who has seen the continuous growth of J.C.Walwyn & Sons Ltd over the years which makes them one of the leading coffin manufacturers in the Country said “The service we provide here is second to none and with the quality now as impressive as it has ever been, we are producing a great product. The factory staff that I manage are a pleasure to work with and the team work all round is superb which reflects on how long the loyal staff have all worked together to help produce the quality we do here. I can’t believe where the 25 years have gone but I really do enjoy my Job and thoroughly enjoy working for the Company.”