Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Factory Has Room to Expand after Move

Newspaper article The Journal (Newcastle, England)

Factory Has Room to Expand after Move

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THESE are busy times for the team at Tiger Filtration, a company that since its establishment in relatively recent times has never looked back.

A growing band of satisfied customers, a solid, proven portfolio of products and - most recently - a move to new premises offers the clearest indications that Tiger Filtration has good reason to look forward with optimism.

The new factory, at more than 7,000 sq ft, has more than double the floor space of the previous facility and will allow for even more product to be produced, on time, every time.

For the uninitiated, this North East-based company manufactures a comprehensive range of alternative filter elements for in-line filtration, vacuum pumps and compressors. Although a relatively new company to the compressed air industry, Tiger Filtration is already setting new standards in terms of quality, price and delivery.

This is no real surprise when you look at the pedigree behind the management team. The business was established by Bob Thompson, managing director, and Gary Ashton, sales director, in 2004, joined later by Matthew Rowe, the technical director, and between the three of them they can boast almost 70 years of experience in the compressed air industry. That this is an industry they are passionate about and aim to lead in - rather than follow - quickly becomes clear during a conversation with the directors.

Sales director Gary Ashton said: "There is no substitute for experience in this industry. Being able to work with clients and really understand what it is they are trying to achieve is the key to our success.

"Fulfilling special, one-off, bespoke requirements is a particular strength of ours. We can offer a compressed air solution for just about anything a client wants and so by default we are not restricted to "off the shelf" solutions like so many of our competitors. In fact there is nobody to touch us in terms of technical response and product delivery times."

With regards to product types, approximately 50% of all products manufactured are vacuum pump related; vacuum pump separators are one of the company's specialist areas. …

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