Made in Britain member sells successfully off the back of an enquiry, following delivery of the firm’s biggest ever order, to Birmingham Airport. Heysham based manufacturer, Fuel Proof Ltd, has today supplied two specialist fuel storage tanks to TAG Farnborough Airport in Hampshire. The order came about as a result of Fuel Proof providing three 85,000 litre fuel tanks to Birmingham Airport earlier this year, which was the biggest order in the firm’s history. TAG Farnborough Airport is today taking delivery of two 85,000 litre aviation fuel tanks, which Fuel Proof will install alongside the airports’ existing tank farm, increasing capacity to over 500,000 litres.
What makes them a Made in Britain member is that Fuel Proof Ltd is one of the UK’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of customised, high quality fuel storage equipment for diesel and aviation fuel. They have 75 employees and exports account for circa 15% of their sales. Their global client base spans every continent, including many of the world's largest companies.
Andrew Hargreaves, MD, Fuel Proof Ltd., said: “We are delighted that this additional order was a direct result of publicity and industry feedback associated with the success of our largest ever order, when we supplied our market leading fuel tanks to Birmingham Airport. This latest sale highlights that the aviation sector is increasingly important to Fuel Proof, as demand for our products in that sector increases.
“It’s no surprise to us that our client base is continuing to grow, since the state of the art fuel storage systems we provide, are great value for money; customised to be fit for purpose and made to the highest quality, by our staff who take great pride in their work.”