Capstone is now supported and promoted by BEP Surface Technologies

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Capstone Machine Tool Services Ltd (“Capstone”) based in Sheffield are a renowned machinery refurbishment, repair and service organisation. Under the leadership of Kevin Fieldhouse, the team have proved their competence, knowledge and skill throughout the UK and on the most complex machining systems, of all types and ages.

BEP Surface Technologies Ltd (“BEP”) are the leading finishing and coating business in the UK, creating the most accurate and effective metal coating for products of all sizes and the most complicated applications.

In respecting the contribution made by Capstone and their employees to the efficient enhancement and support of BEP’s machining capability, BEP will from the 1st February 2020 support the operations of Capstone and ensure itscontinued development.

The assets and the employees of Capstone will transfer to BEP, future Capstone activities will be undertaken under the BEP commercial umbrella, whilst retaining the Capstone brand.

Capstone will continue under the leadership of Kevin and continue to serve customers nationwide, supported by the financial strength of BEP and with a view to developing a long-term talent flow that will strengthen the business into the future.

BEP Managing Director Andrew McClusky commented “The unique and complex machinery utilised at BEP to create the accuracy and tolerances required at the leading edge of coating technology requires a unique skill set to ensure it continues to perform. We recognised that skill set with Kevin and the team at Capstone and that we are determined to preserve it, both for the benefit of BEP and the wider UK manufacturing fraternity.”

Capstone Managing Director Kevin Fieldhouse commented “The skills and knowledge of the team at Capstone are being lost in the UK, this alliance with BEP allows us to plan for the future and serve our customers with confidence.”