“Sandwell is a catalyst for manufacturing, with strong links to family and our community”
Activities: Hewigo is the UK’s leading manufacturer of frying ranges for fish and chip shops.
Three things to know about Hewigo
- Hewigo supplies frying ranges to local chip shops all over the UK, It has also supplied to Cyprus, Canada and China.
- In 2019, Hewigo used AIM for GOLD funding from Sandwell Council to modernise its production process by installing a laser-cutting machine.
- Hewigo has manufactured more high-efficiency ranges than all other UK manufacturers combined.
And a fun fact: Hewigo’s name derives from the origins of its Dutch parent company. ‘He’ from Heljerman, the surname of the founder, ‘Wi’ from Winterswijk, the town where the company is based, and ‘Go’ from Gorredijk, the town where it was first established.
Managing Director, Hewigo
“Sandwell is a catalyst for manufacturing, with strong links to family and our community. At Hewigo we have fathers, sons, brothers and old school friends all supporting and working together. These close bonds and passion for doing the job are clearly reflected in the manufacture of our Great British fish and chips frying ranges.”