WB Alloy Welding Products Ltd is now a Key Plant official distributor.

16th November 2021


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Key Plant Automation Ltd is pleased to announce that WB Alloy Welding Products Ltd is now an official Key Plant distribution partner, covering Scotland and England.

WB Alloy Welding Products Ltd is a welding consumables manufacturer who supply a range of high quality, high integrity products for both welding and cutting applications. WB Alloys product range encapsulates equipment and consumables for all welding and cutting processes and includes their own and other major brand name products.

Key Plant’s goal is to help companies all over the world to compete at the highest level, by maximising their welding and fabrication throughput with reliable, durable and cost-effective equipment and turnkey solutions.

As the only major UK manufacturer of weld automation and positioning equipment; Key Plant design and manufacture a catalogue of innovative and accomplished ‘built to last, made to perform’ products, along with exclusive engineering solutions for customers all over the world. As part of Key Plant’s business strategy to further expand its distributor network, the new partnership provides an additional avenue for customers in England and Scotland to buy and rent Key Plant equipment from a reliable, well respected British company, in WB Alloys.

“The partnership helps develop Key Plant’s strategy to drive revenue through on the ground direct representation. The WB Alloys team is the ideal choice, through their expertise, knowledge, experience and custom base – Both companies will provide an unrivalled UK working partnership to our customers”
Jon Grigg, Managing Director at Key Plant Automation.

“This partnership brings together two key UK manufacturers at a time when ‘Made in Britain’ has seen a resurgence. WB Alloys are delighted that Key Plant have chosen WB Alloys as their partner, this partnership has excited the whole team and will help both companies further accelerate their global plans. As part of the partnership, we will have centres of excellence in Leek and Glasgow for product demonstrations, training, weld procedure development and testing.”

“In addition to Key Plant’s facility in Leek; Key Plant equipment will be available from WB Alloys locations in Aberdeen, Glasgow, Stockton & Tavistock for same/next day deliveries
Paul Houston, Managing Director at WB Alloy Welding Products Ltd.


Under the terms of the distribution agreement:


  • WB Alloys will distribute Key Plant’s full product catalogue of its weld automation, handling and positioning equipment range.

  • WB Alloys will provide sales, rental and service to customers requiring turnkey welding automation solutions.

  • Full training offered to both Key Plant and WB Alloys customer bases.
  • Training and demonstration facilities located at Key Plant’s head office in Leek, and WB Alloys head office in Glasgow.
Key Plant and WB Alloys photo

Photo taken at Key Plant’s head office in Leek, Staffordshire UK. From left to right:
Craig Parkes (Project Manager, Key Plant Automation), Graham Wilson (WBA Operations Director), Lee Mackay (WBA Sales Manager South West England & Wales), Mark Leroy (WBA Sales Manager Scotland) Sean Noble (WBA Sales Director), Daniel Churchill (WBA Northern England Sales Manager), Jon Grigg (Managing Director, Key Plant Automation)

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Innovation House, 70 Montrose Avenue, Hillington Park, Glasgow G52 4LA

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