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Avelair

Compressor manufacturer in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
Avelair manufactures and offers full service support on a full range of energy efficient oil lubricated, oil free fixed and variable speed air compressors. Our in house technical team also design ATEX air and gas compressors as well as special build systems here in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk.

Our focus is on offering a high quality product with full technical and aftersales support from a team that care.

Along side the standard range of rotary screw air compressors and air treatment, we have an in house design team that design and build bespoke compressed air projects. These include full turnkey skid packages, containerised air systems, gas compressors, trailer mounted compressed air systems and ATEX packages. Our in house processes and technical abillity enable us to go from intial design to build and test in fast timeframes.

Avelair’s extensive product portfolio, gives compressed air users the ability to match an Avelair system to their specific requirement, enabling maximum efficiency and reliability.

Avelair
01359 27 28 28
Fred Castle Way, Rougham Industrial Estate, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk,
IP30 9ND
Draper Tools

Decorating equipment manufacturer in Chandler’s Ford, Hampshire
Draper Tools started out in 1919 when the founder, Bert Draper, sold government surplus and tools around the Kingston Upon Thames’ markets. This led to the purchase of the original warehouse, from which the Draper Tool Company Limited as we know it today was born, although at this time it was known as B. Draper & Son Limited and owned the trademark B.D.S. Although Drapers sold its own brand as early as this time, it was also a quality Engineers Merchant and Tool Wholesaler, selling brands well known today, such as, Britool, King Dick, Elliott Lucas, etc.

Bert Draper Passed away in 1963 and control of the Company passed to his son Norman. With the increased business and cramped conditions at Kingston, Norman purchased the freehold rights to the current premises in Chandler’s Ford, Hampshire at auction in 1963. Norman pushed the business forward dramatically and developed the ‘Draper’ brand as we know it today, by importing quality tools from all around the World. He also established ‘exclusive’ relationships on a family to family basis, with such Companies as Elora and Knipex, which still exist today.

Norman died in 1994 and the Company is now run by his son, John. His wife Joan, who passed away in 1999, produced, almost single-handedly, the Company’s first type-written catalogue in 1953. This level of family involvement would be rare in any other company of this size in the UK… But then Draper Tools is no ‘other company!’

John took over the reins in 1992 with the task of taking the company into the new century. Draper Tools continues to thrive on a mixture of inward investment, active support for the independent stockist, striving for operational efficiency and all underpinned by the golden rule since 1919 – Guaranteed Quality. The current premises in Chandler’s Ford have been added to considerably since its purchase and has now reached a size of 535,000 sq.ft. It is now probably the largest stock of tools in one place in the UK.

Draper Tools
023 8026 6355
Hursley Road, Chandler’s Ford, Hampshire
SO53 1YF
Hi-Tec Spray

Decorating equipment manufacturer in Maidstone, Kent
Founded in 1987, Hi-Tec Spray are a family owned company and one of the leading specialist suppliers of spray application and fluid handling equipment in Europe.

We supply and service equipment for automotive manufacturers, aerospace, marine, contractor and construction industries, trade coaters, wood finishers, metal finishers and practically any spray application process beyond that.

In 2003 we acquired a leading competitor in Bollom Finishing Equipment to form a network of regional depots throughout the country. Today operating from our three UK locations – Maidstone, Manchester and Southampton – we are a dedicated, friendly team of experienced professionals.

We’ve formed strong working partnerships with the industry’s elite manufacturers to boast a comprehensive product range. Graco paint sprayers, DeVilbiss manual spray guns and Gema powder coating equipment, part of our extensive range, leaders in their respective specialisms and reflective of our stance towards the high-end. Quality however, extends beyond our products, to the service and our people. Through training, development and our combined experiences our experts are well equipped to provide solutions to your questions and problems.

We’ve been instrumental in introducing to the UK technologies such as Graco’s ProMix system for proportional mixing of plural component coatings designed to provide flexibility and increased efficiency, mitigating our claim as being Leaders in spray technology. Close working partnerships with the leading manufacturers, feeding back our experiences in the field, have brought innovative improvements in the effectiveness and user-friendliness of our products.

Our comprehensive, worldwide customer base spans the small private business to major blue-chip corporations but no matter your size, our philosophy of customer care remains. We recognise that today’s small companies could be the big companies of tomorrow, and strive to become a trusted partner supporting that growth. Our after sales support team are committed to delivering excellence and should a problem arise, our dedicated, friendly team of experienced professionals are here to assist and provide technical support when it’s most crucial. We stock a comprehensive range of new machines, accessories and spares and continually challenge ourselves to expand our networks. This position has enabled us to ensure that, at that critical moment, we’re working, well equipped, alongside the industry’s most knowledgeable product specialists.

Hi-Tec Spray
01622 356590
01622 663555
Heronden Road
Parkwood Industrial Estate
Maidstone
Kent
ME15 9YR