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  • Stephen Wright has been elected as the new Chairman of the BCAS Distributor Committee

    Stephen Wright has been elected as the new Chairman of the BCAS Distributor Committee

    Friday 17th March 2017

    Stephen Wright, the Managing Director of Bradford based Thorite, has been elected as the new Chairman of the Distribution Committee for the British Compressed Air Society.

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  • Thorite appoints a new Senior Buyer

    Thorite appoints a new Senior Buyer

    Friday 17th March 2017

    Thorite, the UK's biggest independent distributor of pneumatic products and process systems, has just appointed Fergus Cowan to the position of Senior Buyer at their Bradford head office.

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  • Thorite - a new Capital Sales Engineer joins the team

    Thorite - a new Capital Sales Engineer joins the team

    Friday 17th March 2017

    Thorite has a policy of appointing and promoting staff from within the company whenever possible and this was the situation for Jonathan Kinsella who has just been promoted from Service Engineer at the Bradford head office to Capital Sales Engineer.

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  • Thorite opens in Bristol

    Thorite opens in Bristol

    Friday 17th March 2017

    Thorite, the UK's leading supplier of air compressors, air tools, pneumatics and process products is set to open its Bristol Sales Centre on 1st February bringing the total number of Thorite Sales Centres to eleven.

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  • Careers Event at Grange Technology College

    Careers Event at Grange Technology College

    Tuesday 10th January 2017

    Thorite was recently invited to provide a representation at a careers event which took place at Grange Technology College - part of Southfield Grange Trust in Bradford

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  • David goes back to his roots

    David goes back to his roots

    Friday 25th November 2016

    Eight years ago, David Moore, who was then the Sales Supervisor at Thorite’s Bradford head office, applied for the position and was appointed the Group Purchasing Manager. However, David missed the contact with customers and has now gone back to the role of Sales Supervisor of the Huddersfield Sales and Service Centre.

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  • The Two-Hand Controller – accident reduction made simple

    The Two-Hand Controller – accident reduction made simple

    Friday 21st October 2016

    According to the Health & Safety Commission, during the year 2014/2015 there was around 70,000 reported workplace injuries in the manufacturing sector, of which 8,400 were as a result of contact with machinery.

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  • Bryce Hutchinson, Sales Administrator Received His 25 Years’ Service Award

    Bryce Hutchinson, Sales Administrator Received His 25 Years’ Service Award

    Thursday 13th October 2016

    Bryce Hutchinson, Sales Administrator at Thorite’ s Bolton recently received his 25 Years’ Service Award from Managing Director, Stephen Wright.

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  • Thorite MD Visits No 11 with British Chamber of Commerce

    Thorite MD Visits No 11 with British Chamber of Commerce

    Thursday 29th September 2016

    Stephen Wright, Thorite’s Managing Director, in his role as Chair of the West and North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce, was part of delegation chamber members to visit Chancellor Philip Hammond recently, who hosted a private roundtable with British Chambers of Commerce President Francis Martin, Acting Director General Adam Marshall, and business from across the Chamber Network, representing all nations and regions of the UK.

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  • Thorite plays the Generation Game and wins!!

    Thorite plays the Generation Game and wins!!

    Monday 29th August 2016

    The Thorite Sprint and Hill climb Team were out competing again on the 30th July. This time regular driver Thorite Marketing Manager Richard Vaughan was joined as guest driver in the hot seat of his 130mph single seat race car by son Matt Vaughan. The Vaughan generation’s connections go deeper than just driving for the team as father and son - Matt also works for Thorite as a Trainee Technician in Thorite’s Systems Division.

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