Introduction to Mestec

At Mestec we are passionate about helping the manufacturing industry increase productivity. Everything we do is focused on creating better solutions for companies so that they can reduce costs, increase labour efficiency, improve product quality and achieve consistent on-time delivery. So we can confidently say “Mestec is the fastest way to increase manufacturing productivity”.

By recognising the limitations of ERP systems, we have filled the gap with innovative factory-floor data collection and analysis solutions that create a strong performance culture in businesses of any size. By carefully packaging these solutions so that they are easy to use and fast to deploy our customers achieve results quickly and benefit from a rapid return on investment.

Meet some of the team

Patrick Newton, Chairman

Patrick Newton worked quarterHaving served as chief executive officer of both a Nasdaq-quoted Houston-based technology consulting firm and a UK-based start-up SaaS supply chain software company placed at 11th in the 2010 Deloitte Fast 50, Oxford-educated Patrick now serves as board director and chairman of a small number of fast-growing technology companies. A keen runner, he also supports Chelsea.

Jeremy Harford, Managing Director

Jeremy Harford worked quarterAn entrepreneur and investor, Jeremy founded Mestec in 2000 after six years as managing director of Auto-ID and barcoding specialist Zygology Systems. Passionate about helping manufacturers to improve efficiencies, he is an international-level water skier and self-confessed foodie.

Mark Carleton, Services Director

Mark Carleton Worked quarterWith 15 years’ experience of implementing software solutions for some of the world’s largest manufacturing companies, Mark has managed projects around the globe, from Chile to Saudi Arabia, including a period based in the United States. A keen sailor, he holds a master’s degree in engineering from Cambridge University, is a chartered engineer, and also a member of the Institute of Engineering and Technology.

Rory MacLennan, Company Secretary

Rory MacLennan worked quarterA chartered accountant with extensive overseas experience, Rory has worked in international audit and consulting, as well as finance roles within the manufacturing, construction, and IT industries. His three young grandchildren permitting, Rory likes to spend his spare time fishing.

Adam Plumridge, Technical Manager

Adam Plumridge worked quarterAdam has over 15 years of experience designing and producing complex SME IT solutions for the manufacturing, financial and education industries. When not saving his energy being sat in front of a computer, it is normally being spent swimming, cycling or running or putting all three together for the occasional Ironman.