Aldercote makes key management change

Paul Westgarth, Production Manager at Aldercote. Paul Westgarth, Production Manager at Aldercote. (PHOTO: Aldercote)

UK-based van mounted platform manufacturer Aldercote has named a new production manager, appointing Paul Westgarth to the role.

The company, which is also known for its CZ pickup range and Trax platforms, said the addition of Westgarth aim to support its expanding business, which has seen steady growth in recent years.

Westgarth, who previously held the position of operations manager at Normanton Laminating, has over 25 years of experience in manufacturing engineering and production.

He will be responsible delivering “seamless” production processes and for ensuring that productivity levels keep up with the rising market demand. Westgarth will also work to identify 

Paul Dillon, Aldercote Co-founder, said, “It’s great to have Paul on board; he is joining us at an exciting juncture in the company’s development.

“Our van-mounted access platforms are gaining recognition thanks to E-Drive, our self-charging hybrid system, which we perfected during lockdown. With fuel prices increasing, along with everything else, customers are also appreciating the savings from not having an idling engine when doing their respective tasks.

Dillon added, “Paul’s personality, experience and expertise are a perfect addition to our team’s skillset”.

Commenting on his decision to join the manufacturer, Westgarth said, “Aldercote is an exciting enterprise with a solid strategic growth plan for the next five years. The company is becoming recognised for the calibre of its access platforms, and I’m excited to be on board for the next chapter of this journey”.

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