Company Announcement

Rapid Welding becomes an official Key Plant distribution Partner.

4th October 2022

Key Plant Automation Ltd is pleased to announce that Rapid Welding & Industrial Supplies Ltd is now an official Key Plant distribution partner.

Rapid Welding & Industrial Supplies Ltd began trading as a welding distributor on 1st April 1990, based in Portchester in Portsmouth. As part of Key Plant Automation’s business strategy to further expand its distributor partner network, the agreement allows Rapid Welding to offer its customers; Key Plant’s full range of weld automation, handling, positioning and pipe fabrication equipment.

As a global leader manufacturer, Key Plant’s mission is to help companies worldwide, compete at the highest level by maximising their welding and fabrication throughput with reliable, durable and cost-effective equipment and turnkey solutions.

Rapid have been committed to the welding industry since 1990 and in this time major manufacturers have recognised their commitment and product loyalty. They have demonstrated their competence in welding distribution and aftersales to be officially appointed as agents for all major suppliers and their award-winning website is one of the most comprehensive you will find with over 50,000 products, supplied to over 100 countries around the world. Rapid Welding’s objective is to supply top quality products with a customer service second to none. With a proven track record and experience, Rapid provide top quality products, quality advice and above all a quality service all at a fair price.

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“The partnership with Rapid Welding helps continue to develop Key Plant’s strategy to drive revenue through on the ground direct representation globally and within the UK marketplace. Rapid Welding based on the south coast of England is the perfect choice and partner, through their expertise, knowledge, experience, and customer base – both companies will provide an unrivalled working partnership to customers. I am personally looking forward to continuing my long standing working relationship & partnership with Roy and his team.”

Ross McCrorie, Commercial Director – Key Plant Automation.

“Our collaboration will enhance our offering of bespoke material handling manipulation equipment from a British manufacturer along with turnkey packages from Pipe stands to fully automated welding solutions.”

Roy Edwards, Managing Director – Rapid Welding.

Contact details.

Company Address
Rapid Welding and Industrial Supplies Ltd
Unit 2D, Portchester Park
Hamilton, Road Cosham
Hampshire, PO6 4QE

Tel: +44 (0) 23 92 214 214
Visit: Rapid Welding Website