NEW MANUFACTURING AND OPERATIONS DIRECTOR AT STOCKS AG
Stocks Ag has promoted Dave Hampton to the recently created position of Manufacturing and Operations Director. Dave joined Stocks in January 2022 and has responsibility for manufacturing, production and stores, as well as the Wisbech site and factory.
“Dave brings with him some key experience and knowledge that we need at Stocks’, said James Woolway, Stocks Managing Director, ‘I am confident he will lead the manufacturing team to increase capacity and take advantage of the opportunities to take the business forward.”
Commenting, Dave Hampton said “I am looking forward to leading the team to improve efficiencies at Stocks. In the short time I’ve been here we have committed to an investment in robotic welding and our plans for the next five years are all about optimisation.”
Dave has worked in manufacturing from the ground up for his whole career and has experience in many different types of business. He has a wealth of experience in procurement, manufacturing processes and production efficiencies as well as possessing solid business and leadership credentials.
BUILT IN THE UK
Wisbech is still the home of Stocks Ag. All applicators are fabricated, assembled and painted in the Cambridgeshire factory. Precision assembly and quality control are paramount to the production process.
The R & D team work with both the factory and farmers to deliver a seeding solution that is fit for current farming practices.