Salford Red Devils and Wilkinson Star reignite partnership

Salford Red Devils and Wilkinson Star reignite partnership

by | Apr 24, 2021

Salford Red Devils are delighted to announce that Wilkinson Star have become a partner of the club once again.

Founded in 1983, Wikinson Star is one of the United Kingdom’s leading importers and wholesale distributors of industrial and welding equipment.

Owner of the company, John Wilkinson, is a former Chairman of Salford, so there is a strong link already in place between Wilkinson Star and Salford Red Devils.

Wilkinson Star have a number of industry leading brands, including Jasic, which has now become the official sponsor of our number 25, Jack Ormondroyd, for the 2021 season.

Speaking on the partnership, Salford Red Devils managing director, Paul King, said: “We are absolutely delighted to welcome our dear old friends Wilkinson Star as a club partner for the 2021 season.

“Having kept in touch with John and Tina for the last few years, I was very aware that their love for the club has never dissipated. John has used his 31 years of experience at the helm to help guide me on more than a couple of occasions in the last few years so it will be fantastic to see him on a more regular match day basis.

“It is also a very clear sign of our increasing commercial viability that companies such as Wilkinson Star, one of the leading wholesalers of welding equipment and compressed air products in the UK and Ireland, have agreed to partner with us.

“At a personal level, game day will be even brighter knowing John is back in the stadium. Who knows, if we ask nicely he may get on the mic in the platinum lounge from time to time for an interview or heritage presentations!”

Wilkinson Star owner, Dr John Wilkinson OBE, added: “This year I celebrate 50 years in business in the City of Salford. Such wonderful years of working with, and employing, thousands of local people, something so special in my working life!

“I am very proud to say that throughout these years I have made many friends, including Paul King, a true friend who has taken on the role of Chairman of Salford Red Devils, a very proud position in our great city.

“So, to celebrate this, I am delighted to take on a sponsorship role at Salford with my company brand, Jasic, and look forward to a season of meeting old friends and making new friends at the Barton stadium.”

You can find out more information on Wilkinson Star HERE, where you can also find numerous contact numbers and email addresses to suit the service you require.

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