Perth-based pink drill blade supplier targets £8m in sales through push south
Diatech was founded in 1994 by entrepreneur Jeremy Burgess and is well known within the industry for the quality of its blades and drills and their distinctive pink colour. The blades are said to create less dust, less vibration and offer increased longevity.
The firm, which has recently boosted its headcount, counts engineering and building contractors, precast concrete manufacturers, specialist drilling contractors and utility companies among its customers.
Among the new hires is Peter Waggott, who has 25 years of global sales experience under his belt and joins the company as sales manager with a brief to develop and grow the sales team, while also taking on the role of business development manager in the Perth and Inverness areas.
With one team member already working remotely in Swindon, the company now plans to increase its presence in London and the south east of England and will unveil key appointments in the coming months.
Burgess, managing director, said: “This is a really exciting time for the business as we take on new staff and look to grow our business, both within Scotland and further afield, but with a real focus on London and the south east.”
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