About Us

UKWF Objectives

  • To act on regulatory matters emerging at UK, EC and International level
  • To sustain good relations and continuous dialogue with all levels of Government agencies and professional bodies
  • To promote and improve the understanding of modern weighing technology, thereby improving the quality of service given to customers

UKWF Activities

Members' interests are pursued through:

  • National Measurement Office (formerly the National Weights & Measures Laboratory)
  • Local Authorities Co-ordinators of Regulatory Services (LACORS)
  • Trade Standards Institute
  • British Standards Institute
  • The UKWF is affiliated to and maintains close liaison with the European Federation of Weighing Machine Manufacturers - CECIP
  • The Technical Officer is a member of the CECIP Legal Metrology Group and we are represented on the Business & Trade Group.
  • Regional Meetings

UKWF Officers & Board of Directors


  • Pam Shields

    Pam Shields, President

    Avery Weigh Tronix

  • Richard Herbert

    Richard Herbert, Treasurer

    Herbert Group Ltd

  • Martin Course, Vice President

    Mettler Toledo


  • Ian Turner

    Ian Turner



  • Kevin Cartwright

    Avery Berkel

  • Steve Hart

    Ian Fellows

  • Mark Haworth

    Bizerba (UK) Ltd

  • Paul Moody

    Solent Scales

  • Graham Spink

    AWM Ltd

  • John Swinburne

    Precia-Molen UK Ltd

  • Edwin White

    John White & Company (Weighing Machines) Ltd