Halifax Rack & Screw Cutting Company have appointed John Loonam to the position of Sales and Marketing Director effective from 1st October, 2015 to spearhead the company’s plans to increase its rack and screw business worldwide.

Loonam will be responsible for overseeing the growth of mechanical gear rack, power screws and lead screws, organising and co-ordinating internal and external sales and the marketing of the company. He brings a wealth of engineering and sales experience to the role, including 15 years in various positions in external sales in hydraulics, power transmission and linear motion.

He comments: “This is an exciting time to be spearheading Halifax Rack & Screw’s business worldwide. My focus will be on both emerging, niche markets worldwide as well as more traditional markets for our products including oil and gas, power generation, machine tools, rail, construction, packaging and machine building.