Christopher Mellows is made a Fellow member of the Chartered Management Institute

The Phoenix Group would like to congratulate Director of Zulu Joint Integrity & Training Ltd, Christopher Mellows, for recently becoming a Fellow member of the Chartered Management Institute (FCMI).

The Chartered Management Institute is the only chartered professional body in the UK dedicated to promoting the highest standards in management and leadership excellence. Fellow grade is the highest grade of membership awarded by the institute and is only given to those who have demonstrated experience in leadership, performance-driven management, and are operating at the highest strategic level. It requires a management qualification at degree level/equivalent, and a minimum of 10 years’ management experience, three of which must be at a strategic level. This grade carries entitlement to use the designatory letters FCMI and is granted by a CMI Assessment Panel.

The Phoenix Group of Companies value Continuing Professional Development (CPD) as it is evidence of our competencies and experience within our respective group company services.

Well done Chris!


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Open Day Success at Phoenix West Midlands

The Phoenix trade counter was successfully launched at an open day at its West Midlands division. The day was a roaring success with many visiting as far afield as South Wales.

One customer commented “The trade counter looks so professional and well stocked I will certainly be using Phoenix Sealing for all my PPE and safety wear requirements”.

Phoenix is one UK largest manufacturers of industrial seals, and now have a fully refurbished trade counter supplying PPE, clothing and safety wear. They are also a UK distributor for Bondloc sealant and adhesive products.

For more details about our range of gaskets seals, PPE or Bondloc products please contact James Pugh at

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Phoenix appoints James Pugh to head its Sealing Products division

The Phoenix group has appointed James Pugh to lead the growth of the Phoenix sealing product range including o-rings, shaft seals and specialist static seals.

The appointment enables Phoenix to service the full product requirements of our existing customers as well as opening doors into new markets. James has expertise in o-rings, shaft seals and other sealing products and extensive experience in sales and servicing clients’ needs in the UK.

James was formerly the business development manager for M-Seals, formerly Edco Seals, where he drove significant growth in all industry sectors and lead a successful team of external sales people.

“I had worked with the team at Phoenix when I was at M-Seals, and saw at first hand that their capabilities to drive the business forward and develop, from scratch, an industry leading brand.” said James. “I look forward to helping to grow the Phoenix business and identifying and capitalising on  new market opportunities.”


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KB Engineering acquired by Phoenix Group

Phoenix have acquired KB Engineering, a leading manufacturer of seals and gaskets in the West Midlands. KB Engineering is now wholly owned by the Phoenix Group and will be known and traded as Phoenix Sealing West Midlands. The acquisition will ensure inward investment and sealing technology expertise to enhance its product offering.

Since it was establised over 20 years ago, KB Engineering has built a solid reputation for excellent customer service and providing sealing solutions to industry in the West Midlands and beyond.  The acquisition by the Phoenix Group will allow continued expansion of the company as well as creating new jobs and growth of  the local economy.

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