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The Team

Please find details of each of our team below: -

Alan Lockwood - General Manager

Email:

alockwood(_AT_)hardmet.com

Alan Joined MHM in 2006 following several years working as Operations Director within a large multi-national American company involved in Construction, Mining and Drilling sectors. With responsibility for UK and overseas operations he brings a wealth of experience to the MHM business.

Prior to that period Alan was heavily involved in the specialist Hard Rock Drilling industry for over 10 years and this complex market sector has proven to be an invaluable asset to operate and develop meaningful growth in the competitive global tungsten carbide markets.

Lee Burrows - International Sales Manager

Email:

lburrows(_AT_)hardmet.com

Lee joined Marshalls Hard Metals in February 2010 from a major leading drilling consumable manufacturing company where he spent 30 years in both production and sales. Lee, who is an apprentice trained engineer held various manufacturing positions including Machine Shop Supervisor, Production Engineer and Product Manager which enabled him to progress into the sales department as European Sales Manager and ultimately European, Middle East & African Regional Manager. Throughout his career Lee has continually been involved with the development and applications of various Tungsten Carbide products and has a wealth of knowledge regarding all aspects of drilling equipment and applications.

Nigel Thomas - Works Manager

Email:

nthomas(_AT_)hardmet.com

Following a full engineering apprenticeship at a major multinational company and a first class degree in mechanical engineering, Nigel has held various positions within a Production Engineering and Factory Management environment. He joined MHM as Technical Manager in 2009 from a leading UK manufacturing company where he was responsible for Health & Safety and all Quality issues and procedures including ISO compliance and certification.

Margaret Denton - Financial Controller

Email:

mdenton(_AT_)hardmet.com

Margaret is a qualified Accountant and has been with Marshalls Hard Metals since 2004. Prior to MHM she has worked at various major manufacturing companies involved in a variety of industries including Chemical and Engineering. She has a vast experience in business finance gained in an International trading environment.

Bill Coles - Technical Manager

Email:

bcoles(_AT_)hardmet.com

Bills knowledge, experience and understanding of Tungsten Carbide and the Tungsten Carbide industry is second to none. With over 50 years experience he has developed from being apprentice of the year in 1965 with Firth Brown Tools to becoming Chairman of the British Hardmetals Association Research Group. Bill is held in high regard by both his work colleagues and the various Hardmetals associations he is affiliated to. Along with being a highly qualified Metallurgist Bill who has visited Hardmetals manufacturing plants in Canada, USA, Israel, Sweden, Portugal and China has also held the positions of Development Metallurgist, Production Manager, and General Manager before taking up his current position of Technical Manager.

 
   
     
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