Alpha designs stand

Upholstery manufacturer Alpha Designs Upholstery Limited has announced the appointment of Barry Webb as its first ever sales director.

Barry, who joined company on 3 October 2016 – after an extensive 18 month search for the right candidate – will be responsible for managing the company sales agents across the UK and Ireland.

Alpha Designs has also confirmed that turnover has increased by over 40% in the year, whilst further developments are planned within its factory based in Bilston.

A company spokesperson commented: “We have continued to grow significantly with turnover for the year to date showing an increase of over 40% and we now employee over 50 people and continue to invest in staff, product development and machinery.

“We are currently looking into system development within the factory and additional woodmill machinery to further enhance the efficiency of the daily running.”

The new appointment comes in time for Alpha Design’s appearance at the Autumn Furniture Show, where it will be showcasing six ranges including our best-selling Halley range and our latest ranges Vincent, Twist and Warwick.