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Meet the Team

Our combined knowledge, passion, and experience enables us to design, manufacture and deliver our ultra-precise, highly efficient, mould solutions and overcome the most challenging design requirements. Along with their expertise, our team are committed to delivering the highest levels of customer service and support at all times.

Des Thorpe, Managing Director

A founding partner of Elite Tooling Solutions, Des is a highly accomplished Engineer and successful businessman. Besides overall management of Elite, Des’ management goals are to help define and develop long term growth strategies and stability for the company, ensuring the principles of our company philosophy are implemented, and above all, to ensure the highest standards of customer service are employed at all times throughout the company.

Darren Thomas, Director

Darren joined us 23 years ago as a toolmaker and has worked his way through to senior management and now directorship level within the company. His inexhaustible knowledge and expertise in manufacturing and injection moulding are assets that allow to him to take care of the general day to day running of the company. Darren is involved in all areas of the business from quotation, design, manufacturing, all the way through to fully validated production mould sign off by the customer.