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New Manufacturing Director for What More UK: Rob Walker

Leading Lancashire housewares manufacturer, What More UK, has announced the appointment of a new Director of Manufacturing, Mr Rob Walker.Mr Walker joined What More UK in 2014 as Manufacturing Manager. Six years later he's overseen some big projects ... 
9 November 2020

Sonica appoints Eamonn Kelly as HR Manager

Sonica, the leading construction company, has appointed Eamonn Kelly as Human Resources Manager. In this new role with Sonica, Eamonn will work closely with department heads throughout the business to design, support and implement HR strategies, ... 
9 November 2020

Bucking the trend: What More UK is recruiting new staff

East Lancashire housewares manufacturer What More UK is looking to take on an extra six members of staff in addition to the 35 already recruited since lockdown began. The housewares manufacturer, What More UK, proves that it's not all doom and gloom ... 
4 November 2020

BCF Technical Director awarded UK coatings industry’s highest honour

Wayne Smith, previously Director of Regulatory Affairs at the British Coatings Federation, has been awarded the coatings industry’s highest honour, the Silver Medal. This award was instigated by a member, Leslie Silver, on his retirement as ... 
30 October 2020

Krone appoints new After Sales Manager for the UK and Ireland

With Krone trailer numbers in the UK and Ireland at record levels, German trailer manufacturer Krone has appointed a new After Sales Manager to oversee technical and customer support services for the UK and Ireland. Jonathon Bastow joins with a ... 
26 October 2020

Steve Harper joins Southern Trident  

Southern Trident significantly strengthens its senior team with the appointment of Steve Harper as their new CEO. Speaking on the occasion, Balaji Manoharan, Founder, Southern Trident said: “Steve’s appointment as our CEO reiterates our commitment ... 
23 October 2020

Azpects creates retail division

Azpects Ltd is pleased to welcome Geoff Seddon and Rebecca Cox to create the company’s retail division. Azpects is a specialist in developing and manufacturing products for creating and maintaining outdoor hard landscaping and is the creator of ... 
20 October 2020

Smart work from Norbord

Sanjit Dosanjh, Norbord's National Sales Manager for UK & Ireland, on helping the builders' merchants sector through current challenges and beyond. It's obvious, and well-documented, that the nature of lockdown, Furlough, safe distance protocol ... 
9 October 2020

The HTA react to Border Operating Model

James Clark, Director of Policy and Communications at the Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) said: "We now have a little more clarity on processes the garden industry can expect to encounter at the border after 1 January 2021. However, there is ... 
9 October 2020

Garden centre appoints project manager for Food Hall makeover

A Bradford garden centre has recruited a project manager to lead the expansion plans for its popular Food Hall. Former Nestlé Senior Commercial Manager, Sarah Dwyer will work with the team at Tong Garden Centre to deliver a new Food Hall experience ... 
25 September 2020

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