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Hands on marketing

The new marketing coordinator at Flender Power Transmission has made sure she’s got to grips with the product by spending a week on the factory floor assembling the Flender Motox geared motors. Angela Richards’ appointment is part of a significant marketing drive by Flender in the UK

Quick release of growth

In order to maintain and accelerate its growth and diversification, Holmbury has appointed Howard Baker as sales and marketing director. Baker has been in the hydraulics industry for over 20 years and his experience both in the UK and overseas will be focused on Holmbury’s activities in the field of quick release couplings.

Sliding into new roles

With exports accounting for 70% of Hepco’s sales, general sales manager Chris Rees has been given an expanded role he is now responsible for worldwide sales of Hepco linear motion products. This creates a gap for a dedicated UK sales manager and the man chosen is former field sales manager for the South, John Palmer.

Racking up success

Adrian Wynne started as business manager responsible for a number of products including 19in racks and thermal products at Radiatron. Having held several roles at the company a leading manufacturers’ agent for electromechanical products he has been promoted to managing director.