Ferrisgate Coatings appoints new managing director

Ferrisgate Coatings, specialists in coating and laminating solutions, has announced the appointment of Richard Cummins as the company’s new managing director.

Cummins has over 30 years experience in the industry, starting out in sales for Ademco, followed by a variety of positions with Seal, Neschen, Hot Press, Morane and sales director for Drytac Europe. His most recent position being managing director and owner at DTL Supplies.

Owner of Ferrisgate Coatings, Andrew Robinson, said of the appointment: “We are delighted to have Richard join our team and we are looking forward to the next chapter in our long history.”

Cummins added: “I’m very excited about the future, there’s a huge amount of potential at Ferrisgate, with great people and the capabilities to be a major player in the market.”

The company’s extensive facilities in Norfolk meet the BRC Global Standard for Packaging and Packaging materials and lend themselves to the production of a wide range of materials, serving the medical, automotive, technological, graphics and food packaging markets to name just a few.

Ferrisgate has been providing coating and laminating services since 1981 and the company prides itself on ‘going the extra mile’ in providing its customers with seamless technical and logistical support.

The company is owned and run by technically knowledgeable people, with a background including polymer technology, surface coatings and adhesives as well as coating technology.