Thursday 19 September 2019 | The National Conference Centre | Solihull


Peter Swanson

managing director


Peter Swanson is Managing Director of Intertronics, a supplier of adhesives, coatings, sealants and equipment for manufacturing and technology applications. He founded the company in 1979, and has vast experience in assisting manufacturers to achieve productivity enhancement and performance improvement through the selection of adhesive materials and equipment. Outside of the office, Peter is a Visiting Fellow at Cranfield University School of Management, mentoring small businesses to help them achieve growth.

Bob Goss

senior technology specialist - Technical Customer Services


Bob Goss has been with Henkel LOCTITE for over 30 years specialising in adhesive applications for engineering plastics, medical devices and small part bonding in general.

Thomas Wood

managing director

Adhesion Technologies

Background in Business management, production and new product design. Cornerstone investor in Adhesion Technologies Limited, worked closely with the company founder/heavily involved with product designer, research and development and was heavily involved in perfecting production processes and building our high-speed automated production line. Expertise in mould making/tooling Composites Sales Procurement Funding and project management

Steve Allen

applications engineer

Nylacast Engineered Products

A time served apprentice with an ONC in Mechanical Engineering, Steve has over 43 years of engineering experience. Working with customers and household brands from key industries across the globe including transport, pharmaceutical, packaging, food, defence and water treatment to name but a few, Steve has a thorough knowledge of the many engineering materials available in today’s market and their performance characteristics with various applications.