Normanton Plant, United Kingdom
At a glance
> Normanton is part of the business area Fluid Transfer
> Over 200 people working there
> Opened in 1979, part of Kongsberg Automotive from 2007
> Normanton specializes in PTFE & nylon formed hoses
1979: Private company (Astraflex) established in Hertfordshire and was at that time one of only handful of PTFE extruders worldwide.
1992: Acqusition by Teleflex Inc., but trading name remained Astraflex. Major investement in a new state of the art facility, Normanton, which expanded production capabilities and product development.
2003: The plant changed name to Teleflex Fluid Systems Europe, and the compnay aquired McKechnie Vehicle Componens. Experts in thermoplastic extrusion, forming and assembly. Factories in Milton Keynes (UK), Epila (Spain), Enschede (Holland)
2007: Became a part of Kongsberg Automotive
204 People employed, within a wide range of disciplines from Operators, Application Engineers, Purchasing, Sales & Program management
Normanton is a manufacturing plant that delivers PTFE & Nylon formed hose to a wide range of customers within both the Automotive and Industrial sector.
It also has the capabilities to develop new products and validate on site in the engineering centre of Excellence and also houses purchasing & program managers needed to deliver the complete needs of our customer base
- By Car: the plant is situated just off junction 31 of the M62
- From Manchester Airport: take M56 to Leeds then M60 to Leeds & merge onto the M62 until Junction 31