Surface Technology backs growth in Leeds engineering and manufacturing sector


Surface Technology backs growth in Leeds engineering and manufacturing sector

Cross Green-based provider of surface treatments, Surface Technology is backing ongoing growth in the Leeds engineering and manufacturing sector after investing in an advanced production planning system and hiring a new Sales Manager for their Leeds facility.

On the back of recent successes with customers including Brompton Bicycles, whose iconic bikes are electroless nickel plated at the Leeds site, Surface Technology is keen to forge more partnerships with British engineering and manufacturing businesses.

Graham Rackstraw, Operations Director at Surface Technology’s Leeds site said: “The manufacturing sector in Leeds and North England is strong and we’re looking to grow the partnerships we have in this sector on the back of recent investment.

“Our service levels, quality and turnaround times have reached new heights on the back of investment in improved processes and systems and we’re looking forward to opening up these benefits to more customers.

“The appointment of Stephen Blevins as our new Sales Manager and the experience he brings through many years spent working with precision engineers and manufacturers in the surface treatment industry will be invaluable.”

Surface Technology operate four sites across the UK, as well as international operations, offering surface treatment services to manufacturers across a wide range of industries from precision engineering and automotive to power generation, medical equipment and food and drink processing. The business carries out a wide range of industrial coating processes both on and off-site and prides itself on its application engineering expertise and ability to build on more than 40 years industry experience to solve customers’ surface finishing problems.