Castings Technology welcomed the Lord Mayor of the City of London, Alderman William Russell,  the Lady Mayoress, Mrs Hilary Russell together with Alderman and Sherriff Professor Michael Mainelli,  and fellow Sheriff Christopher M Hayward CC.

Cti’s chairman Kevin Parkin and non-executive director Brian Robb hosted the visit.

Richard Cook, MD and Kevin Parkin – who together completed a successful MBO in January this year – spoke about the challenges of the MBO and how it had saved 65 highly skilled roles and ensured the security of the UK’s unique supply chain for their customers.

The Lord Mayor and his party were given a factory tour to see the latest developments in foundry technology and witness Cti’s technical expertise.

They also had the opportunity to meet other directors and managers who explained the processes and techniques employed to produce the high-quality castings used in industries including defence, oil and gas, and aerospace.

The Master and Mistress Cutler also attended the visit and thanked the company for their hospitality during aspeech at the Forfeit Feast held at the Cutlers’ Hall that evening.