Steve Mulholland is manufacturing director for Polyflor Ltd at their flagship Radcliffe site in Manchester, where manufacturing under the parent group James Halstead PLC has been ongoing for over 101 years.

The James Halstead PLC group manufactures and distributes resilient flooring and flooring products worldwide with an annual turnover in the order of £226 M and a profit before tax of £44.2M. Key markets include Healthcare, Education, Retail and Residential sectors.

Steve has a degree in Polymer Chemistry and a Masters in Management Science followed by 20 years experience in the vinyl compounding and vinyl flooring industry ranging from technical support, formulation, and management to sourcing products from around the world.

Experience of management of upwards 400 production employees, working on a production site operating 24/7, 47 weeks of the year.

Experienced in building relationships with global suppliers incumbent with helping run a multi-million pound operation.