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Steve Simpson joins Farécla

Farécla has appointed Steve Simpson to the role of Applications Technician. In his new role Steve will be working alongside Farécla’s team of chemists testing new developments and also supporting new products throughout the world.

Steve has extensive experience in the industry having held a number of key roles in the bodyshop industry. He was a paint demonstrator for distribution before joining DuPont (now known as Axalta) where he was Training Manager and then promoted to Technical Manager. Steve has also worked for Indasa Abrasives as Market Manager for Ireland and was Technical Sales representative for Spectrum Paints, the DuPont importer for Ireland, before joining Movac as Sales Development Manager.

“Throughout my career in the motor industry I have had exposure to the excellent range of Farécla products,” said Steve. “It is a brand leader and I am delighted to be joining the talented, busy team in R & D.”

Steve will be responsible for testing new innovations and will also travel nationally in the UK and overseas to support product developments.

Dave Pells, Technical Director at, Farécla commented, “We are delighted to have Steve join our team. His appointment is a strengthening of Farécla’s commitment to its R&D programme, and to building product development on a platform of intimate understanding of customer needs. We have a lot in the pipeline so Steve is going to be busy!”