Chemson a leading manufacturer of PVC Additives with its headquarters in Austria, further invests into their workforce expansion at the production site in Wallsend (UK). With Robin Byron – Operations Director, Sean Cockett – Product Manager and Andrew Scurr – Technical Service Manager, Chemson welcomes the three new specialists that will further strengthen the UK team.

Customer orientation and a balanced portfolio is what Chemson is all about. Chemson is well known for the expansion of PVC applications by developing innovative formulations on an ongoing basis. After continued technical investments at the location in Wallsend over recent years, the focus has shifted to the strengthening of the local team.

Alexander Hofer a member of the Chemson Board states “The UK Market is very important for Chemson. We take good care to constantly ensure an optimal access to our customers and to offer them a better service every day”.


Three specialists to ensure the best quality and customer service:

Robin Byron – Operations Director:

As Operations Director for Chemson Ltd./UK. Robin will ensure best practices and customer orientation at the Hayhole site in UK. Before moving to Chemson in September, Robin has held senior Management and Boardroom positions at different Plastic manufacturing companies within the UK.

Sean Cockett – Product Management:

Sean Cockett joined Chemson on the 1st July 2017 to support the Global team as Flexible Product Manager. Sean has gathered many years of professional experience within the PVC industry and offers an extensive knowledge about product development within the PVC industry. Sean who is based at the Chemson UK site, will assume a group role for flexible PVC and related areas. Sean will also strengthen the local team but also the important integration for Chemson UK within the Group.

Andrew Scurr – Technical Service Manager:

The third member of the new team is Andrew Scurr. Andrew joined Chemson UK at the beginning of August 2017. Andrew has taken the position of Technical Service Manager for UK and Ireland. His experience includes many years of raw material evaluation, processing and testing, technical support to in-house production trials and external customers.

In addition to the strengthening of the UK team, the site is supported by the Chemson Group, in the areas of Technical Service and Product Know-How. Thus, Chemson UK benefits from the latest developments within the whole group.


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Robin Byron, Operations Director (© Chemson)

Sean Cockett, Product Manager for Cable and Flexible PVC (© Chemson)

Andrew Scurr, Technical Service Manager (© Chemson)