Attwater appoints Andy Goode as managing director

Preston-based Attwater & Sons has promoted Andy Goode to the role of managing director.

Attwater produces machined components for sectors including aerospace, automotive, rail, marine and power generation. It has been investing heavily in world-class technology, including an ERP system which will play a crucial role in the future success of the company.

Andy has worked for the industrial laminates specialist for 18 years, most recently as production director, and has worked within the sector since 1983.

His main objective in his new role is to steer the fifth generation family-owned company, which recently celebrated its 150th year in business, towards its next century-and-a-half. Training of existing staff, and the recruitment of four new apprentices, will be his early focus.

Andy said: "I will be looking to the future, investing in our people and continuing to increase our spend on upskilling new and future staff, while continuing with the traditional company values as we move forward.

"Our mission is to continue to maximise sales levels and explore new markets that we can serve with our products and processes. We will continue to innovate in ways that has kept Attwater at the forefront of the industry in recent decades."

We will continue to innovate in ways that has kept Attwater at the forefront of the industry.

Andy added: "I have a great board of directors that will help shape the company in the future. With their enthusiasm and creativity we can build a better company with a brighter future."

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