Tony Webster to lead international growth at Weston Handling Consultancy

By Tim Aldred

04 Apr 2019

Weston Handling Consultancy has appointed Tony Webster to help the company increase overseas sales and to build a network of global distributors.

The Rossendale company designs and manufacturers anti-crush and anti-entrapment systems for the materials handling industry has made a key appointment. It is best-known for its range of retro-fitted safety systems, namely its ACKBelt, for forklift and powered pedestrian trucks.

It has now added a new safety mechanism for Access Platforms to its range – the A-R-C-Angel, which protects the operator from both entrapment and crush injuries whilst the vehicle is reversing and/or the platform is being raised.

Steve Weston, managing director, said: "Tony’s appointment is a key one for Weston Handling Consultancy, and he joins us at a pivotal time for the company.

“When it comes to business growth, Tony has a wealth of experience in this arena, and he will be using his skills – and connections – to grow our sales nationally and internationally, and develop a network of distributors across the USA."

Steve added: “Having Tony on board means I can concentrate on enhancing our existing products, overseeing production and developing new innovations to help protect those operating mobile platforms and materials handling machinery.”

Tony, an IoD Ambassador, said: “I’m very much looking forward to my new role with Weston Handling Consultancy and filling the order books here and abroad.”

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