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Technical Director - Diamond Phoenix Automation

Keith Washington

Keith is an experienced Technical Sales Engineer and Director with a broad experience in the UK and European Intralogistics Market having worked for UK, Scandanavian, German and US leaders during a 30+ year career. He started his working life as a draughtsman then Project Engineer/Manager before working as a Consultant and eventually moving into a Technical Sales role more than 20 years ago. Keith has seen the industry from the side of client as well as contractor and this dual perspective helps him deliver the solutions his clients are looking for in modern automated factories and warehouses. Diamond Phoenix are one of the industry’s leading designers and installers of ‘state of the art’ automated materials handling systems and sole UK agents for Cassioli. Their solutions include; Full case picking, Broken case picking, Conveyors & Sortation systems, High bay warehousing systems, Stacker cranes, Transportation systems, Software systems and Robotics. Keith has extensive experience in the Food & Beverage, Cold store, Retail, Automotive, Mechanical & Spares, Lifestyle & Clothing, Building Industry, E-commerce, Electronics and Pharma & Chemical sectors. But his true expertise is in Automated Material Handling Systems in Manufacturing and Warehousing, with a particular expertise in Unit Load Conveyors, Automatic Storage & Retrieval, Picking and Sortation solutions.

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Commercial Director - Diamond Phoenix Automation

Graham Boner

Intralogistics Solutions Specialist with over 20 years experience.

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Services and Installations Manager - Diamond Phoenix Automation

Mike Wardle

Michael is an experienced and dedicated Multi-skilled Engineer with broad experience in the UK having worked for some of the biggest UK and European engineering and automation providers, during a 15+ year career. His career started in the British Army maintaining a wide variety of equipment ranging from tracked vehicles to guidance systems for ground to air missile batteries. Training in electrical and mechanical engineering led to Michael becoming a resident engineer at a highly automated National Distribution Centre. He then moved onto roles as a Field Service Engineer. As am ambitious engineer, Michael was delighted to move into a “hands-on” management role in the automation field as the Service and Installations Manager for Diamond Phoenix Automation. He has worked closely with many & varied customers for a number of years and has already accumulated a considerable level of experience working on a broad range of automated solutions in the UK and Overseas. He is now responsible for all elements of the after sales function at Diamond Phoenix, leading an established team of engineers with Nationwide coverage for both Planned Service and Emergency Breakdown response on a 24 x7 basis. From simple conveyors to high end Automatic Storage & Retrieval Systems we can support your business to any level to suit all budgets. Diamond Phoenix are one of the industry’s leading designers and installers of ‘state of the art’ automated materials handling systems and sole UK agents for Cassioli.