Martin Todd takes over as Managing Director of UTP

Universal Tool and Production Company (UTP) are delighted to announce that Martin Todd will take over from David Ferris as Managing Director, following David’s retirement in October 2017.

Martin joined the UTP Team as Business Development Manager in May 2017, from H+S Aviation Ltd., the military and commercial aircraft engine repair and overhaul business located in Portsmouth. During his 21 years there, Martin served as the business leader of the Propeller, GE and Field Services Programmes.

With over 30 years’ experience in the Aerospace Industry as a business leader, Martin is keen that UTP continues to be a supplier of choice for its core business in Oil & Gas and Aerospace, as well as branching out into new markets such as Rail, Military, Health, Automotive & Marine.

Martin says “UTP is known for its excellent customer service and product quality, and I intend that it remains the supplier of choice to many major Tier 1 customers.  With the recent move to new, purpose-built premises we have the opportunity to grow our customer base, with new technology and equipment, as well as reorganising the team to ensure even greater customer focus and service”.

UTP was founded in 1952 and provides exceptionally high quality, precision-engineered parts to clients around the world.  Specialising in low to medium volume production, prototype or pre-production precision engineering projects, in all ‘exotic’ materials to extremely close tolerances, UTP is regarded as a “global class” precision engineering company.

Martin is a corporate member of the Chartered Institute of Purchase & Supply, is a certified Six Sigma Blackbelt and is Business Management qualified from Duke University, North Carolina.

Notes for Editors

UTP engineers, manufactures and delivers highly complex components to the most exacting companies in the world, where reliability and durability are critical.  Our customers demand the finest possible tolerances using exotic, high tensile materials to ensure product reliability in extreme conditions with maximum operational safety & sustainability.  As a supplier of choice, UTP is expert in collaborating with design engineering teams to offer practical manufacturing solutions that meet these challenging demands, delivering outstanding customer service and absolute product integrity. Specialising in lower volume production, prototype and pre-production projects, UTP delivers excellence on budget, on time, every time.