Rutland was formerly general manager of Jensen SSC UK. In his new role he will be based at the Polymark GB offices in Drayton Fields, Daventry, Northants.

He will be focussing his efforts on warehouse automation, storage and sorting systems, servicing a wide variety of customers in many diverse businesses. Clients include Marks & Spencer, DHL/Exel Logistics, Christian Salvesen, Harper Collins and French Connection in the UK.

He will also continue his connection with the laundry business by developing Polymark’s activities in Radio Frequency Identification Systems (RFID) development and promotion, to major laundry companies. Polymark is also the UK agent for Milnor, Girbau/Tullis, Image and Idrosmack.