Management

Fluent in the language of PVC, Baerlocher has demonstrated its commitment to global leadership in Ca-based solutions nowhere more than in the UK and Ireland. Our Bury factory was the first plant in Europe ceasing production of Lead stabilisers in 2010 and we continuously strive to deliver value to PVC convertors providing competitive advantage from our quality, local presence, group know how and our customer orientated UK team.

Andy Jones

Andy Jones 

Managing Director – Baerlocher UK Ltd
Global Head of Strategic Business Unit – PVC Additives – Baerlocher GmbH

Andy Jones joined Baerlocher in 1991 and has more than 35 years of experience working in the PVC industry. Appointed as Managing Director in 2006, Andy was in parallel responsible for the EU/MEA PVC additives business unit based in Munich since 2008. A member of the Group Executive Board since 2013, he is now responsible for the Global Strategic Business Unit – PVC Additives and represents the company on a number of subsidiary boards.

At Baerlocher we recognise that above all, customers want consistent supply from a local manufacturer that can respond to their dynamic market requirements. Our aim is to be the trusted advisor for our customers, delivering solutions allowing them to succeed. Meeting these objectives consistently allows Baerlocher to maintain its position as market leader.

Daniel Midcalf

Daniel Midcalf

Commercial Director – Baerlocher UK Ltd

Daniel joined Baerlocher UK in 2007 and has over 20 years’ experience working in the PVC industry. Daniel spent his early career in Technical Service developing his role covering areas of North West Europe managing key accounts across the region in both a Technical and Commercial capacity. In 2017 Daniel was appointed as Head of Sales and Marketing and subsequently appointed as Commercial Director in 2019.

Baerlocher constantly explores the boundaries of knowledge in all aspects of PVC. With highly experienced employees and a vast global network of contacts up and down supply chains, Baerlocher is always moving forward. Industry leading skills, knowledge, experience and equipment make Baerlocher global leaders in PVC technology, bringing global experience to our regional markets.

Dane Tallen

Dane Tallen

Technical Director – Baerlocher UK Ltd

Dane joined Baerlocher UK in 2015, responsible for Technical activities in the UK. With 30 years’ experience in the PVC industry, Dane represents the UK at Group level with Technical responsibilities in the markets of Africa and Asia, amongst others. Appointed Head of Technical Services in 2018, his experience allows Baerlocher to set its own Technical priorities, delivering solutions for our customers’ ever changing Technical requirements. Dane was appointed Technical Director in 2019.

Baerlocher UK embodies the corporate ethos of quality and innovation whilst retaining its own unique identity as a modern, flexible SME. Through employee engagement we continually strive to reach the next level in operational excellence and customer satisfaction.

Graeme Knox

Graeme Knox 

Operations Director – Baerlocher UK Ltd

Graeme joined Baerlocher in 1997 when manufacturing started in Bury, initially as assistant Production Manager being promoted to Site Manager in 2006 and Operations Director in 2013. Graeme’s responsibilities include Manufacturing, Logistics, EH&S, Administration, Quality and Site Management. As the UK board’s champion of business improvement, Graeme leads an experienced, highly responsive, flexible and efficient team focused on quality, safety and continual improvement in creating value in the eyes of our customers.