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Founded Year

1987

Stage

Acq - Fin | Alive

About WJ

WJ supplies road markings and highway products and services. It provides services in the installation and removal of permanent and temporary road markings, road studs, high friction, and colored surfacing, asphalt repair, surface retexturing, and average speed cameras. The company was founded in 1987 and is based in Newcastle, United Kingdom.

Headquarters Location

7 Brock Way Knutton

Newcastle, England, ST5 6AZ,

United Kingdom

+44 01782381780

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WJ Patents

WJ has filed 1 patent.

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Grant Date

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12/15/2022

8/22/2023

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Application Date

12/15/2022

Grant Date

8/22/2023

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Grant

Latest WJ News

WJ opens Pennsylvania depot

Feb 6, 2024

10 minutes Six months after entering the US market, Staffordshire road maintenance specialist WJ Group is expanding. WJ Surface Treatments is pushing across the USA After launching in southeastern US states last summer, WJ Surface Treatments LLC is spreading across the Mid-Atlantic and Midwest regions. This growth has seen the establishment of a new depot in Hazelton, Pennsylvania and the extension of the company's coverage to an additional 10 states, as well as the federal District of Columbia. The rapid expansion extends WJ Surface Treatments into a total of 20 states. Building on the success of its initial operations in Atlanta, Georgia, WJ Surface Treatments is now set to market its high friction surface treatments (HFST), captive abrasive friction enhancement, surface preparation and bridge deck waterproofing in Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Iowa, Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Missouri and Washington DC. General manager Glenn Thompson said: "This is a significant step for us at WJ Surface Treatments. Expanding into these key regions not only signifies our growth but also reinforces our commitment to delivering road safety solutions across the USA. Working with our parent company, WJ, we're bringing over three decades of expertise to these new areas, and I'm personally looking forward to making a difference in road safety across these states. It's more than just business growth; it's about creating safe, sustainable journeys for everyone." He added: “We’re looking forward to continuing this growth, fostering strong relationships with Departments of Transportation and other key stakeholders in these new regions, while delivering the same high-quality service and innovative solutions that define our operations and successful growth.” Got a story? Email news@theconstructionindex.co.uk Construction News

WJ Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was WJ founded?

    WJ was founded in 1987.

  • Where is WJ's headquarters?

    WJ's headquarters is located at 7 Brock Way, Newcastle.

  • What is WJ's latest funding round?

    WJ's latest funding round is Acq - Fin.

  • Who are the investors of WJ?

    Investors of WJ include THI Investments.

  • Who are WJ's competitors?

    Competitors of WJ include Tensar Corporation and 3 more.

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