Hadfield company Sumed International (UK) Ltd has been appointed contractor for Cumbria County Council for service and repair of specialised equipment.
The contract, which runs from April 1, is for a period of three years and involves equipment servicing and repairs for specialist lifts, hoists and specialised equipment owned by the county council.
Sumed is a leading supplier of quality branded products and services to healthcare professionals designed for the healing and maintenance of healthy skin.
Sumed’s Leycare division which provides services to Lancashire County Council, has demonstrated good growth during 2020.
Commenting Graham Collyer, Sumed’s executive chairman, said: “We are delighted to have been awarded this contract.
“We have seen a period of good sales growth in 2020, but in the challenging times presented by the Covid-19 pandemic, service related activity has been a focus for us.”
Martin Walker, Sumed’s executive director with responsibility for servicing activity, said: “The contract award is great news, but the hard work starts now.
“We look forward to welcoming new members to the Sumed family and to working with the Cumbria County Council team.”
Sumed was founded in the 1970s and has been a supplier of products to prevent pressure sores ever since.
NEW CONTRACT: Sumed International (UK) Ltd executive chairman Graham Collyer (left) with Martin Butt, office manager, who is also responsible for contract tender submissions.