The home of pyrotechnics and special effects since 1977

Pyrotechnics Factory UK

Staff at our UK Pyrotechnics Factory

Colin Lindsay (CChem MRSC AIExpE)

Factory Manager

Colin is in overall control of the Peterborough explosives facility.

Neil Burton

Engineering Production Manager

Neil is responsible for process and logistics improvements by automation, change or systems.


Dan Butt (BSC Hons)

Product Development Manager

Dan is in charge of the development and testing of new pyrotechnic products as well as being Le Maitre's Dangerous Goods Safety Advisor.


Ashley Fountain

Head Quality Inspector and Deputy Production Manager

Ash oversees all quality inspections, liaises with production and deputises for the Factory Manager.


Toby Phillips

Assistant Development Manager

Toby assists in the development and testing of new pyrotechnic products.


Kirsty Grant (MCHEM)


Kirsty has a Masters degree in Chemistry and works in the pyrotechnics Product Development team.


Dave Coombe

Factory Engineer

Dave is responsible for manufacture and maintenance of factory tooling.


Amy Bates

Internal Auditor, Quality System & Office Administrator

Amy works in administration, stock control and purchasing. Amy is also an Internal Auditor for the Peterborough Quality System.


Talida Brown (BSc Hons)

Purchasing Administrator

Talida works alongside Amy in administration.


Callum McAdie


Callum's main responsibility is to daily process all day shift and night shift timesheets.

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