A safety seal manufacturer has strengthened its team as it moves forward with its "growth plan".

Cable and pipe seal firm Roxtec, based at Waterfold Business Park in Bury, has bolstered its power and process division team with two new appointments.

Eston Dalby has joined as external sales manager, covering the south of England, while Wilfred Ballo has taken up an internal technical sales role.

They join the division as Roxtec seeks further growth in power and process industries markets, which are seen as key to the company’s long-term strategy.

That includes an increased involvement in energy transition, working on renewable hybrid projects as well as energy storage, including battery technology, and the balancing of transmission and distribution grids.

The company is active in wind, solar and nuclear power and is working with several leading technology providers in the green hydrogen sector, providing its unique solutions for cable and pipe sealing.

Roxtec’s cable and pipe seals are also found in a range of process industries, including mining and metals, the onshore oil, gas and petrochemical sectors as well as pulp and paper plants.

Roxtec UK managing director Clive Sharp said: “We’re delighted to welcome Eston and Wilfred to Roxtec as we further strengthen the power and process team.

"I look forward to seeing their contributions as we continue on our growth path.

“As these latest appointments highlight, we continue to invest in our people in response to the increasing needs of our customers and to help them meet the challenges they face.”

Eston was business development manager for a workplace solutions company in his previous position.

Bury Times: Roxtec UK external sales manager Eston DalbyRoxtec UK external sales manager Eston Dalby (Image: Roxtec)

His role at Roxtec will centre on supporting and building and developing working relationships with its customers.

He said: “I’m looking forward to this new role, working closely with customers and giving them total confidence that we are there for them throughout their project and beyond.

“What really attracted me to Roxtec was the chance to work for a global leader with a massive reputation for engineering excellence and innovation.”

Wilfred's background is in engineering.

His new role will see him supporting the division’s external sales team to help them deliver projects, come up with technical solutions for customers and seek out future business opportunities.

He said: “The role is really hands-on and as an engineer that technical and problem-solving side of it is what really attracted me to Roxtec. It is all about supporting the team.

“With the continued growth of green energy projects and the UK’s journey towards net zero you can see the great opportunities that exist for Roxtec to grow even further in that sector. I’m looking forward to being part of that journey.”

Bury Times: Roxtec UK internal technical sales team member Wilfred BalloRoxtec UK internal technical sales team member Wilfred Ballo (Image: Roxtec)

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Roxtec’s cable and pipe seals are used to protect people and assets from multiple hazards including fire, flooding, the risk of explosion and electromagnetic disturbances. Key benefits include durability, reliability and flexibility.

Its cable entry seals are ideal for field-based terminal boxes, electric heat trace cabinets, remote I/O cabinets, DCS/PLC cabinets and other high cable density applications in harsh environments.

The business entered the marketplace in 1990 and is now active in more than 80 markets worldwide.

The British subsidiary of the £197m Swedish group has a turnover of more than £6m and a team of 20 based at Waterfold Business Park.