Due to the continued year-on-year growth at Metalite Aviation Lighting, the company has added three new members of staff to its team.

Phil Brisley, who has joined from Penny and Giles Aerospace to improve the software development of the business. Phil brings a huge amount of experience with him and is a valuable asset to the business unit.

Vicky Clarke has been drafted in from parent-company Harris Watson, a graduate engineer, working closely with the technical team on a number of current projects and product developments.

Ricki Hill has been appointed as sales engineer to provide sales support and to seek new business opportunities to the European and South American Markets. Ricki comes from a technical sales background in voice technologies and IT.

Business unit manager Brian Hunt explains: “The substantial growth of Metalite, the portable airfield lighting division of AGI LTD has meant that we have had to increase our headcount due to our success. After a search of several months, it was extremely important that we attracted a high-calibre of employees to continue and improve the levels of business we are aiming for. With the launch our new LED-range of solutions imminently, the team is now primed to move us onto bigger and better things and we are looking forward to another strong fiscal year, despite the current economical climate.”