Barnett - Faring Well For Freefoam

Geoff Barnett in a high vis

Freefoam has a series of films featuring key people who have played their part in a 30 year history. Geoff Barnett ensure the firm continues to fare well.

With the role of Technical Operations Manager at the heart of this manufacturing business, Geoff Barnett carefully and steadfastly played his part in site expansion and significant increases in production capacity. Freefoam has gone from just four extrusion lines back in 2008 to today’s total of 15.

Having worked for Freefoam for 12 years, Barnett sees the strength of the company coming from its people and the way they are encouraged to interact and work together. He says: “Freefoam is a proactive business with an abundance of people all trying to do their best. It’s great!”



Faring well

Barnett explains how operating as an independent manufacturer has had its challenges but Freefoam continues to prosper year on year and he sees the a positive future.

Colin St John, Commercial Director, adds: “People have always been at the heart of everything we do at Freefoam. Our success is based on surrounding ourselves with good people. Geoff is amongst the best in his field. Working with his teams to move our mixing facilities from Stockport to a brand new multi-million pound mixing plant in Northampton was a complex and extremely challenging project and highlighted Geoff’s skills and expertise. This development has given us control of our entire process facility which has without doubt helped us grow and support our  customers.”

Picture: Freefoam's Geoff Barnett.

Article written by Cathryn Ellis
18th December 2020


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