Severnside Fabrics, the Bristol based calender clothing manufacturers, has promoted Gary White to UK sales director.

Gary will head up the UK-based technical sales team and take responsibility for sales and marketing strategies. He will also continue to serve laundries in his own territory, the South East of England. Gary started in the laundry industry in 1969 and joined Severnside in 1992. Seitz Chemicals has made Mike J Wilson its key account manager UK. Mike lives in Chesham, Buckinghamshire and has previously worked with Böwe and Renzacci. Ducker UK has appointed Nick Redman as partner service manager to assist Paul Marsden in enhancing the company’s engineering and service response.

Nick has spent 21 years in the laundry industry. Originally employed as a plant engineer, he progressed to engineering manager before finally moving to manage one of the largest garment processing plants in the country 11 years ago.