As part of a targeted global expansion strategy and following rapid yet sustainable growth, Walker Filtration have launched a new division in Yokohama, Japan.

With the Company head office in Washington, UK, and having previously established successful divisions in Australia and the USA, Walker Filtration are delighted to announce further expansion.

Dr Simon Bartram, has worked with Walker Filtration for a total of five years and will be heading up the Japanese office as Business Unit Leader. His knowledge of the compressed air industry and specifically product development makes him ideally placed to lead the division to success.

‘We are excited to be continuing to expand our global horizons with the opening of a new division in Yokohama, Japan. With a confident and experienced team, the division is well positioned to service and grow our client base in Asia-Pacific.’ Lianne Walker MBE, group managing director

Founded in 1983 by husband and wife Brian and Carol Walker, Walker Filtration is a family run business that has continued to enjoy success on an international scale for over 30 years. Walker Filtration exports close to 90 per cent of its output to more than 60 different countries.