Concept Fabrications (CCF Ltd) of Cwmbran, South Wales have engaged A&S MD Ashley Hutchinson to mentor the senior management team within the business.

Concept are a steel fabrication family owned business based in a factory in Cwmbran. Family owned with growing revenues of £3.5m in 2016/17 and have engaged Ashley to aid the professional development of the young management team as the business continues to grow. This engagement starts with Tom, their purchasing manager who spends in excess of £1m p/a with Concepts supply chain.

Concept MD Mark Fisher has known Ashley for two years as he has been engaged to one of their customers and had a close involvement with their business. He said, “I’ve known Ashley for a few years as he works with one of our customers and his knowledge, insight and experience impressed me. Most of all I was impressed with how he interacts with those around him, and his man management and motivation. His ability to project enthusiasm and encouragement while helping others to improve in a structured manner is very valuable to our business and I’m sure others as well.”

Ashley said “Working with Mark and Concept is both fun and rewarding. The business is already successful and growing with revenues of £3m+ while family owned, and open to new ideas and progressive. The culture within the business encourages innovation, rewards hard work and due to the growth of the business Mark is keen to develop his management team, and secure processes in his business that are robust to the demands growth place upon them”