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The Expanded Metal Company has appointed a new Business Development Manager. Paul Whitton, from Hartlepool, is experienced in sales and has worked for Hartlepool company as Security Products Sales Manager and Architectural Sales Manager.
After six years away from the company working in sales roles for Rockwool Group and gaining experience in fire protection, Paul has returned. The Expanded Metal Company develops and makes metal mesh products from a 25,000 sq metres site. The firm supplies expanded metal mesh products for sectors including construction, filtration, engineering, transport, utilities, automotive, aerospace and architecture. It also serves the security sector and has its own fencing range, ExMesh.
In his previous roles with the company, Paul was influential in the development of a number of products including ExMesh Securilath, a security lath designed for installation between walls, ceilings and roofs, as well as Supagrip, a walkway mesh, making it the firm says suitable for hazardous sites. He also played a part in delivering the company’s first architectural mesh project at Hong Kong Airport.
Paul Whitton, pictured, said: “I’m really excited to be back working at The Expanded Metal Company as I have a real passion for the team and the firm. The Expanded Metal Company has a strong, long-standing presence in Hartlepool that I’m proud to be part of, and has a wealth of expertise which customers can tap into, including design, project management, manufacture and fabrication capabilities.”
Philip Astley, Managing Director of The Expanded Metal Company added: “We’re delighted to welcome Paul back to the company. With his extensive knowledge of our products and markets, he will be playing a key role in the growth of the business. Paul will be instrumental in forging links with end users and contractors, and I’m looking forward to seeing him re-join our specialist team and bring his wide-ranging experience to bear for The Expanded Metal Company.”