James Latham Agrees Exclusive UK Distribution with Plastics Giant

James Latham, the UK’s biggest independent timber and panel products distributor is the newly appointed exclusive distributor of KYDEX® Thermoplastic Sheet products in the United Kingdom.

SEKISUI SPI, which owns the KYDEX® brand, is a USA based global thermoplastics leader who invents and manufactures cutting-edge, proprietary thermoplastic products which are specified into demanding applications such as retail store fixtures, medical furniture, aircraft interior components, diagnostic imaging machines, and mass transit interiors.

The KYDEX® range will be distributed on a national basis by James Latham’s wholly owned specialist panel company, Advanced Technical Panels (ATP) which already has expertise in a number of these sectors.

In addition, the current ATP team will be bolstered by the appointment of two technical specialists, Michelle Sherris and Peter Crisp, both of who already have extensive experience and knowledge of the entire range of products as well as a strong background in technical and marketing support for KYDEX® in the UK. 

The partnership between KYDEX® and ATP will be managed by Director, David Briggs and overseen by Lathams’ Limited Director Andrew Wright.

Chairman and Managing Director of Lathams Limited, Chris Sutton commented, “This partnership underscores our strategic ambition to align ourselves with best-in-class suppliers and I believe our two businesses complement each other really well.”

He continued, “James Latham has a long history and expertise in marketing innovative products to the retail, furniture, joinery, and transport sectors in the UK and I am confident that the KYDEX® product line will be a perfect addition to the Advanced Technical Panels’ portfolio, allowing us to capitalise on the potential within our existing customer base as well as opening up opportunities within some new ones.”

For more information about ATP: phone 0113 387 0850,   e-mail [email protected]  or visit either www.advancedtechnicalpanels.co.uk

Alternatively, you can find out more about James Latham at; www.lathamtimber.co.uk

SEKISUI SPI is a global thermoplastics leader that is changing manufacturing for the 21st century by challenging how to think, design, and create as a master supplier.  Fuelled by a team of dedicated professionals, SEKISUI SPI serves customers in 34 countries across a diverse spectrum of major industries including aviation, transportation, agriculture and heavy equipment, and industrial equipment housings, among others. With the collective power of KYDEX® and ALLEN® thermoplastics product brands, we provide a unique understanding that is built on deeper perspectives resulting in better solutions for all. SEKISUI SPI is part of SEKISUI Chemical Company, an $11 billion global leader in plastics and chemicals.