Martin McGeever has been the Engineering Director at Kannegiesser UK since 2005. Prior to his move to Kannegiesser UK, Martin set up and ran his own Mechanical Design business – TMM Design. Previous to setting up his own business Martin worked in the Kendal region including a period of time with Gilbert, Gilkes and Gordon where he worked on pump and turbine design and also at Tronic where he worked on sub-sea connectors for the oil and gas industry.
Kannegiesser UK is a leading supplier worldwide of Industrial laundry equipment with sites in Kendal and Banbury in the UK and with the Head office in Vlotho in Northern Germany. Martin is responsible for the departments which sell, design, install and maintain the Supertrack Monorail system. The company has approximately 140 employees in the UK with an annual turnover of 23 million pounds. Due to its strength in the market, Kannegiesser emerged from the recession with a minimal amount of redundancies and is set to almost double its turnover in 2011. At the time Martin set up various initiatives within individual departments to protect the work-force including a variety of annualised hours schemes.