Martin Sprocket & Gear Inc. the leading manufacturer and supplier of power transmission and bulk material handling components and systems is opening its first European facility at a multi-million pound business park in Leamington Spa – Warwickshire. Martin Sprocket & Gear Ltd will operate from a 42,000 sq ft factory where they will supply the EMEA market with their power transmission range along with screw conveyors, bucket elevators, drag conveyors, conveyor pulleys and idlers.
The industrial specialist, which stocks a wide range of its standard power transmission and bulk material handling products, will commence trading in November 2020. In its first phase of operations it has a machine shop to re-work standard products to customers’ requirements, with further operational phases planned to expand the machine shop to enable it to manufacture made-to-order and special design parts. Phillip Hewitt, General Manager – EMEA of Martin Sprocket & Gear UK Ltd, said the new venture means it can service existing and new customers in the Europe, Middle East and Africa regions, as well as complement its facilities across in the USA, Mexico, Brazil and China.He said as well as creating local jobs, it was also committed to supporting the region’s economy by working with local companies, where possible.“We looked at many sites across the Midlands and the north of England as our goal was to have a location that is close to the motorway network, to our major customers and to ports and airports. Spa Park ticks all those boxes,” he said.“Our aim is to service the EMEA market by following the philosophy of our founder Joe Martin Senior , of having large amounts of inventory, providing a quality product and being easy to do business with”.