ABOUT US

MEET OUR TEAM                                            

gerry stoneman

founder

Gerry started a career in engineering serving a 5 year apprenticeship with Lewis Lee and Sons of Tiverton and later as foreman engineer at Starkey Knight and Ford (Brewers) of Tiverton now known as Whitbreads. In 1976 Gerry left Whitbreads to start the company along with Rob. His vast knowledge of engineering and enthusiasm for life has been invaluable. The business rapidly grew diversifying to serve many sectors.

Following retirement in 1996, Gerry still visits on a regular basis and is an excellent sounding board and help to all. 

rob stoneman

managing director

Rob set up the company with his father Gerry in 1976 and has managed the company since Gerry’s retirement in 1996. Rob now oversees our admin department and the general running of the company. 

gail alford

main reception (director)

Gail joined the company in 1978 being Gerry’s daughter and sister to Rob. Gail is the first point of contact for anyone visiting the works and always gives a friendly welcome. Over the years she has built up a vast knowledge of engineering processes and materials and is adept at helping our walk-in customers. 

graeme bolt

works director

Graeme joined the company in 1986 as a qualified welder-fabricator and has amassed an in-depth knowledge of the business. As works director, Graeme wears many hats overseeing the larger contracts alongside the drawing and estimating department. 

lee cridland

production director

Lee joined the company in ____ working on the shop floor as an accomplished fabricator. Lee’s knowledge and enthusiasm has been invaluable to the company. Lee is now a director looking after production.

helen stoneman

company secretary (DiRECTOR)

Helen joined the company in 1995 after marrying Rob. She began by assisting Robs mum Ann to manage the accounts office. On Ann’s retirement in 1996, Helen stepped up and has run the accounts department ever since. Helen has lived locally all her life and has a good rapport with all of our customers and suppliers.

kevin holland

contracts manager/design technician

Kevin joined the company in 2004 as a welder-fabricator and has progressed through the company and is now an excellent and competent contracts manager and design technician. Kevin is very thorough and is highly thought of by everyone.

robert (BOB) andrews

contracts manager/desgin technician

Bob joined the company in 2006 bringing a wealth of knowledge after working in the industry for many years. Bob is our most senior colleague and now works part-time but his experience in the field is at times invaluable. 

ben hetherington

contracts manager/desgin technician

Ben joined the company in 2015 as a welder-fabricator where he soon took on leadership duties within the company. Ben is our newest recruit to the management team as a contracts manager and design technician using his experienced gained on the tools.

hayley o’Brien

accounts assistant

Hayley joined the company in 2019 after a career in Nursing. Hayley is Rob’s daughter and is training under Helen to run the accounts department. This gives family continuity within the business preparing for the future. 

barry hutchings

accounts assistant

Hayley joined the company in 2019 after a career in Nursing. Hayley is Rob’s daughter and is training under Helen to run the accounts department. This gives family continuity within the business preparing for the future. 

dilwyn gibbins

accounts assistant

Hayley joined the company in 2019 after a career in Nursing. Hayley is Rob’s daughter and is training under Helen to run the accounts department. This gives family continuity within the business preparing for the future. 

mark guscott

accounts assistant

Hayley joined the company in 2019 after a career in Nursing. Hayley is Rob’s daughter and is training under Helen to run the accounts department. This gives family continuity within the business preparing for the future. 

jacek gorczyca

accounts assistant

Hayley joined the company in 2019 after a career in Nursing. Hayley is Rob’s daughter and is training under Helen to run the accounts department. This gives family continuity within the business preparing for the future. 

dariusz bury

accounts assistant

Hayley joined the company in 2019 after a career in Nursing. Hayley is Rob’s daughter and is training under Helen to run the accounts department. This gives family continuity within the business preparing for the future. 

andrew bressington

accounts assistant

Hayley joined the company in 2019 after a career in Nursing. Hayley is Rob’s daughter and is training under Helen to run the accounts department. This gives family continuity within the business preparing for the future. 

tom troake

accounts assistant

Hayley joined the company in 2019 after a career in Nursing. Hayley is Rob’s daughter and is training under Helen to run the accounts department. This gives family continuity within the business preparing for the future. 

chris jones

accounts assistant

Hayley joined the company in 2019 after a career in Nursing. Hayley is Rob’s daughter and is training under Helen to run the accounts department. This gives family continuity within the business preparing for the future. 

marcus tilley

accounts assistant

Hayley joined the company in 2019 after a career in Nursing. Hayley is Rob’s daughter and is training under Helen to run the accounts department. This gives family continuity within the business preparing for the future. 

james sanders

accounts assistant

Hayley joined the company in 2019 after a career in Nursing. Hayley is Rob’s daughter and is training under Helen to run the accounts department. This gives family continuity within the business preparing for the future. 

SIMON rodman

accounts assistant

Hayley joined the company in 2019 after a career in Nursing. Hayley is Rob’s daughter and is training under Helen to run the accounts department. This gives family continuity within the business preparing for the future. 

adam stringer

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adam shore

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matt stoneman

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