The specialist in static control, air technology and web cleaning systems is enjoying 30% year-on-on-year growth in turnover, with strong orders from South America, said marketing co-ordinator Milosz Ferchow.

It has leased a nearby 400sqm building to use as a production plant for Web Cleaners, IonRinse and JetStream product ranges. The company has also taken on three more staff, taking its total roll-call to around 35, and added two distributors, one in Peru the other Brazil, to its rota of 50 companies.

Chief execitve Chris Francis said: “Production demand played a big part in our expansion. TakClean and the CyClean products have performed well because they are suitable for so many different markets and applications, such as labelling, converting, packaging and plastics.”

“Being in the unique position of offering four different technologies in our web-cleaning system range has been key in helping us grow this side of our business both domestically and abroad,” he said of the new block with admin offices and mezzanine dedicated to R&D.

Francis added: “Static has always been a key focus for our business, while we are constantly working on the development of new solutions in air technology. A new test room allows us to conduct checks on our equipment and showcase Meech’s products to visitors.”

Meech has developed a strong presence in the static and web-cleaning markets across the world and has offices in Central and Eastern Europe, China, India and the USA. It also serves Israel, Australia, Brazil, Japan and South Korea.

The company, founded in 1907, holds a Queen’s award for enterprise in international sales.