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Robin Ashworth Vapormatt

Robin Ashworth

Managing Director

Robin joined Vapormatt in the 1980s as the 3rd generation of the Ashworth family to be involved with wet blasting. During his time, Robin has held many roles from design to commissioning and sales, to service. Robin took on the role of Managing Director in 2003 when the company was restructured.

Terry Ashworth - Vapormatt

Terry Ashworth

Technical Director

Terry has been with Vapormatt since the beginning when he founded the company with Stewart Ashworth in 1978. With a deep understanding of the wet blast process Terry provides direction for the design, research and development within Vapormatt and also holds several patents.

Mick Teague Vapormatt

Mick Teague

Executive Director

With a strong electrical engineering background, Mick joined Vapormatt in 1993 as a service engineer before quickly becoming the service manager for the company. After many years of working with wet blasting machines Mick became the Executive Director in 2004 following a company restructuring.

Tim England Vapormatt

Tim England

Sales and Marketing Director

With over 30 years of sales experience Tim joined Vapormatt in 2015 and is responsible for all commercial matters at a strategic level. With the main focus on managing and developing the sales team, his background in running globally focused sales divisions ensures all our customers get the correct attention and levels of service that is expected from our teams.

+44 (0) 7850 773 106
Helen Brown Vapormatt

Helen Brown

Finance Director

Starting her career with PricewaterhouseCoopers, Helen gained a solid understanding of company finances and accounting practices. Before joining Vapormatt in 2015, Helen had a series of roles across a range of sectors, bringing to Vapormatt a breadth of knowledge and experience.

Chris Owen Vapormatt

Chris Owen

Vice President of Sales - North America

Chris joined Vapormatt in 2012 and is currently responsible for developing all new and existing business in the USA and the rest of the Americas. Starting his career as a commissioning engineer, Chris has developed an in-depth and hands on knowledge of our wet blasting machines.

USA +1 617-595-7161, UK +44 (0) 7720 974 443
David Clements Vapormatt

David Clements

Business Development Engineer

David jointed the company in 2012 and is an expert in the wire and cable industry.  

+44 (0) 7730 509083
Marcus Hamilton

Marcus Hamilton

Business Development Engineer - Europe

Marcus joined Vapormatt from an aerospace and capital equipment background, with an engineering degree and excellent knowledge of process control. Marcus is currently responsible for our new and existing business throughout Europe, so he's the best point of contact for initial enquiries.

+44 (0) 7717 811 679
Krishan Taylor Vapormatt

Krishan Tailor

Business Development Engineer

Krishan has been at Vapormatt since September 2019 and is responsible for developing new and existing business in the UK.

+44 (0) 7881 346396
Ryan Ashworth - Vapormatt

Ryan Ashworth

Business Development Engineer

Having gained a breadth of knowledge running Vapormatt’s process centre to managing sales in Europe for several years Ryan has a good understanding of the wet blast process and its applications. After a secondment to another company Ryan re-joined Vapormatt as part of the purchasing department in 2020. He's now moved from purchasing back into the sales team where he looks after the whole of Asia, Africa and Oceania.

+44 (0)7741 558502 |
Helen Costema Vapormatt

Helen Costema

Internal Sales Controller

Having joined Vapormatt in 2001, Helen has vast experience of the sales and service sides of the business. Today Helen is responsible for the running of the internal sales team, ensuring that customers are dealt with in a professional manner.

+44 (0) 1823 250 315
Cat Gray - Vapormatt

Cat Gray

Service Administrator

Cat joined Vapormatt almost 3 years ago as the Service Administrator, having run her own business in the equestrian industry for twenty years. She is responsible for scheduling the engineers and providing admin support to ensure that the service department runs smoothly.

+44 (0) 1823 250324
Matt Caddy Vapormatt

Matt Caddy

Service Supervisor

I joined Vapormatt in 2011 as a service engineer, then progressing to a commissioning engineer. After a brief stint in the software department I now hold the role of service supervisor.

+44 (0) 7720 974441