Magma Ceramics & Catalysts

New Operations Director for Magma Ceramics & Catalysts

Press Release   •   Feb 05, 2013 16:25 GMT

Magma Ceramics & Catalysts has appointed Martyn Gannon as its new Operations Director.

Martyn joined Magma in November 2011 in the role of QHSE Manager and has worked tirelessly to ensure the company achieved ISO 9001, ISO 14001 & OHSAS 18001 within an unprecedented 12 month period. With over 13 years’ experience gained within the automotive and gas and oil industries, Martyn brings experience of implementing and working in a lean and Total Quality Management (TQM) manufacturing environment, which is in line with Magma’s future plans. He will build on the work of departing Operations Director, David O’Malley, who will support Martyn as he makes the transition into the role.

Magma’s MD, Mark Stuckey, welcomed the appointment, saying: "We are delighted that Martyn has accepted this position and feel that he will bring a fresh approach to the role."

Mr Gannon said: "I’m very excited to be taking this role on and embarking on the new challenges it will bring. Mark’s vision and ambition for the future of Magma is clear and I look forward to helping take the company to the next level."

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Magma Ceramics & Catalysts  is a manufacturer and supplier of a wide range of refractory, ceramic and catalyst materials and technology throughout the world. Magma’s mission is ‘to grow and develop the business in order to offer an increased product range and LEAN, flexible manufacturing capabilities, worldwide’.

Since the company’s inception in February 2010, following the management buyout of the former Dyson Group business, Dyson Precision Ceramics, Magma has enjoyed continual and significant growth. With 65 staff directly employed, the company operates two divisions, notably ‘Magma Ceramics’ and ‘Magma Catalysts’, and operates worldwide from its facilities in the UK, Brazil and now Vietnam. Magma has the backing of strong technical and financial resources and a wealth of practical experience.

Magma Ceramics & Catalysts is an ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007 accredited company and all Magma sites adhere to these worldwide standards.

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