MeechThe new facility at Meech's UK Headquarters
Developer and manufacturer of static control systems, Meech International, says it has expanded and reorganised its UK premises as a result of a steady and consistent increase in sales over the past few years.
The company has leased an additional 4000 sq. feet building located close to its head office in Witney, Oxfordshire, to be employed primarily as the main production facility for its Web Cleaners, IonRinse and JetStream product ranges. Additionally, it says space in the new building will be allocated to general research and development of all Meech products, including the Static Control and MAT ranges.
“Production demand played a big part in our plans to expand,” commented CEO, Chris Francis, when asked about the reasons behind the significant investment made in the refurbishment, “but primarily it was the growth of the business over the years that has made this possible. As soon as we viewed the premises we realised it would provide an ideal space for the production of our web-cleaners.”
The company says the new facility, which is comprised primarily of a production floor, administration office and a mezzanine dedicated to R&D, will prove “instrumental” in helping Meech achieve its goals to improve further its already solid global service and support.
By moving the entire web-cleaning production to the new building, Meech says it has been able to reorganise and rearrange its current warehouse, which has enabled the creation of a larger, more productive environment for both static and air technology. “Static has always been, and always will be, a key focus for our business, while we are constantly working on the development of new solutions in air technology (MAT),” added Francis.
In the past few decades, Meech has developed a strong presence in the static and web-cleaning markets on an international scale, and to reflect this has offices in Central and Eastern Europe, China, India and the USA to service these regions directly.
“We’re a geographically well-represented company and there’s been a noticeable growth in sales in all of the regions we deal with,” continued Francis. “Taking this into account, we need to capitalise on this demand and when the opportunity to take over the additional building so close to our HQ came up, it simply could not be missed.”