Luke Collins of Wallwork Group and Dr Forster of Metaltech Ltd.
Luke Collins of Wallwork Group and Dr Forster of Metaltech Ltd.

Coating company Metaltech Ltd says it is is to join the Wallwork Group, which specializes in the thermal processing and coating of metals for the aerospace, automotive, medical device and precision engineering sectors.

Metaltech was founded in 1981 and now has 22 staff serving clients in the UK and internationally.

The deal will ensure the future of the business and employees as well as giving Metaltech the wider product portfolio of the Wallwork Group to offer our clients,’ said Dr Graeme Forster, managing director of Metaltech. ‘The fact that the Wallwork Group are committed to continue processing in the North East was instrumental to the deal.’

Wallwork has plans to invest in the Metaltech site and also base some of its transport operation there. 

This story is reprinted from material from Metaltechwith editorial changes made by Materials Today. The views expressed in this article do not necessarily represent those of Elsevier.