Press release from Business Wire India
Tuesday, April 24, 2012 10:01 AM IST (04:31 AM GMT)
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Castell Appoints New Product Development Director
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, Tuesday, April 24, 2012 -- (Business Wire India) -- Castell Safety International Ltd ( www.castell.com) has appointed Paul Marks as its new product development director. Castell has chosen to expand and strengthen the NPD team following a record year to April 2011.
Paul joins Castell form SMAC Corporation, where he was director and general manager, Europe. He holds a first class degree in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA from the University of Surrey.
Commenting on his new position, Paul said: "This is a great opportunity to move Castell towards the next stage in its development. The company invented the trapped key interlock and has a long and established history of innovation in the industry. Castell is the market leader and we intend to build on that position."
Tim Whelan, Castell's managing director, was equally pleased: "I am delighted to welcome Paul Marks to our company. He has enjoyed considerable success in his career, both as a developer of innovative engineering products and also a business leader. Paul will be responsible for building on the existing engineering capabilities within Castell to develop new products, and to ensure a disciplined approach to engineering is maintained throughout our worldwide operations. Paul and his dedicated team of engineers will work with our customers and business partners to develop and fortify our rich brand of reliable, innovative products for the machine guarding, switchgear interlocking and logistics safety markets."
Castell Safety International Ltd ( www.castell.com) was founded over 85 years ago in the United Kingdom. Since the inception of the industrial safety industry, Castell has been a leader in trapped key interlocking technology, developing products that keep pace with the needs of emerging markets and applications in all business sectors. Its products go beyond meeting legislation to create the safest working environments possible. The company now designs and manufactures the world's widest range of industrial safety systems and offers unrivalled experience in trapped key interlocking. The company operates from locations in London (UK), Chennai (India), Shanghai (China), Chicago (USA) and Cologne (Germany). Castell is a subsidiary of Halma p.l.c.
Halma p.l.c. ( www.halma.com), an international market leader in safety, health and sensor technology, is a public company listed on the London Stock Exchange and has over 4000 employees in 40 subsidiaries worldwide. Halma's subsidiaries make products that protect lives and improve the quality of life for people through innovation in market leading products which make its customers safer, more competitive and more profitable. These subsidiaries are assisting India's economy in areas such as energy, manufacturing, healthcare, water and waste treatment, construction and transport. Halma has a hub office in Mumbai.
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For further information please contact:
Castell Safety International Ltd
No.14, 7th Street, R.E Nagar
Porur, Chennai - 600116, Tamil Nadu
Mobile Phone: +91 9840631258
Ashok Dhanasekaran,Application Engineer, Castell Safety International Ltd, +91 9840631258, email@example.com
Mr Kuniyur J. Srinivasan,Country Head & Managing Director, Halma India, +91 (22) 6708 0400, Srini@halma.com
Damian Corbet, Halma PR Services, +44 (0)1494 789152, firstname.lastname@example.org
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