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Barnfather Wire (Midlands) Ltd - UK manfactured drawn wire products
Barnfather Wire (Midlands) Ltd

Meet the Team

The ever-expanding Barnfather Wire team consists of over 30 individuals all of whom, from machine operatives working on the factory floor to the MD, have in-depth, hands-on wire industry experience. We know our products inside out and, by drawing on our vast knowledge, can advise clients on wire solutions to meet their specific requirements.

Whenever you call the office you will be assured of a relaxed yet professional response and will generally find your enquiry can be handled by whoever picks up the phone, so complete is the team’s knowledge of our products. The people you’re most likely to speak to at Barnfather Wire include:

Richard Barnfather - Managing Director

Having spent over 30 years of his career within the steel and wire industry Richard has made it his business to know every aspect of the trade.

A self starter with a ‘hands-on’ approach Richard has worked his way through every machine in the factory in order to fully understand what makes a business successful. His drive, ambition and wealth of knowledge combined with his dedicated, hand-picked team of experienced staff has ensured that the company is well placed to continue to be a successful and reliable supplier to many industries.

Sue Panter - Office Manager

Sue is another original member of the Barnfather team, having amassed over 30 years worth of knowledge in the steel and wire trade. Sue’s areas of responsibility range from production and sales to the management of raw material and finished goods stocks, in addition to working closely with Mike on the company’s commercial development.

She ensures that our stocks are continually replenished so that we can provide clients with products in the fastest time possible.

Barbara Fellows & Sheila Crockett - Accounts

Accounts Manager Barbara and Credit Controller Sheila have worked in the wire industry for a combined 50 years and know the products as well as any other member of the team. Their experience means you can be sure that your accounts will be up to date - and that our bills will be paid on time.

Dean Horton - Works Manager

Dean draws on 25 years’ industry knowledge to help enhance our production capabilities and assist in the commercial development of new products as we continue to expand the Barnfather Wire range of products.

Rachel Horton - Quality Manager

Backed by 20 years’ experience in the wire trade, Rachel is responsible for quality control at Barnfather Wire and shares some of the sales/commercial duties that have grown dramatically in the past few years.

Tim Dalley – Sales Representative - 07776 248 705

Tim joins the company with a background in fabrication which means a new and exciting change of direction.  Following a period of product training in the factory he will help to further enhance new and existing sales for the company.

Rosie Barnfather

Joined the company in October after gaining a BA Hons degree in Geography from Lancaster University. Rosie has been involved in Sales development for the last 4 months and will take up a more active role in the accounts department from 1st April which will help her to gain a fuller knowledge of the overall business.