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ZF Lemforder Ltd Join The Platinum Group

IMG 1592 2Chassis component firm ZF Lemforder Ltd (ZF), based in Darlaston, have recently joined The Platinum Group. The ZF Lemforder factory in Darlaston supply suspension control arms to Jaguar Land Rover, including Aston Martin and Toyota. Their mission is to supply quality driveline and chassis products with the focus on ZF’s core brands and to provide class-leading customer support throughout UK and Ireland.

Tim Kibble, Plant Director of ZF Lemforder, commented: “Being able to learn and share best practice with other like-minded businesses in the Black Country is a great opportunity for ZF Lemforder UK.

Adrian Chell, Plant Director of ZF-Solihull added: “I believe the diversity of this group is its strength as we all work in equally challenging times but bring different perspectives and solutions to the same problems. Finally, being able to gain access and influence policy makers whilst we find a way through the Brexit maze is important.”

The Platinum Group is a network of committed, senior leaders within the Black Country, from high value manufacturing, automotive, construction, logistics, freight & distribution sector, who become actively involved with learning, influencing and networking. They meet to share knowledge, new ideas, best practice and work collectively to promote the region and tackle the challenges holding it back, by co-ordinating responses regarding major policy issues.

Being involved in The Platinum Group, is a unique way of demonstrating commitment to the regeneration of the Black Country. It gives businesses the opportunity to lobby key decision makers, increase the network of senior level contacts, share knowledge and expertise with like-minded business leaders as well as work collectively to promote the region and tackle the challenges holding it back.

Gail Arnold, Head of The Platinum Group, said: “I am absolutely delighted to have the opportunity to work with Tim, Adrian and their team at ZF Lemforder, who are a large employer from the automotive sector in the Black Country. Their values, customer ethos and employee engagement are key areas which members of The Platinum Group engage with.”

Other Platinum Group members include: A. F. Blakemore & Son, ASSA ABLOY, Doosan Babcock DPD, Elta Group, Express & Star (MNA Media), Hill and Smith, JC Payne (UK), MOOG Aircraft Group, National Express, Phoenix Materials Testing, Quality Metal Products, Robinson Brothers, Rubery Owen Holdings, SI Group – UK, Sheldon Clayton Group, TATA Steel, Thomas Dudley Group, Auto Styling Truckman Group, voestalpine Metsec plc, Wedge Group Galvanizing, Welbilt (Halesowen), Winster Limited and Zaun Ltd.

For more details regarding becoming part of The Platinum Group or The Platinum Group Service Sector, contact Gail Arnold at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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