Regent Medical supplies a range of infection control products such as the HiBi brand of antiseptics and Biogel powder-free surgical gloves
On 27 January 2005 the new headquarters of Regent Medical was
officially opened by the mayor and mayoress of Salford.
purpose built structure brings together the company operations
from five previously separate locations across the UK.
from research and development formerly based in Cambridge and
Oldham, main offices at Knutsford and warehouses in Stakehill and
Heywood, all now work together in Irlam.
Regent Medical supplies
a range of infection control products such as the HiBi brand of
antiseptics and Biogel powder-free surgical gloves, and has a
network of offices and distributors worldwide.
headquarters to Irlam has created 35-40 new jobs across all
The opening also celebrated the appointment of
Stuart Heap as the company's chief executive officer,
bringing with him a wealth of international experience.
originally from the local area, earned a degree in mechanical
engineering at Salford University, while completing an
apprenticeship at local firm Renold.
He commended the local
authority for promoting the influx of new, high tech businesses.
The essence of his vision for Regent Medical is that it
"will be recognised worldwide as the leading manufacturer
and marketer of infection prevention products for healthcare
workers and patients, that our employees will view Regent Medical
as a company they are proud to be associated with and that it is
a stimulating, fun and rewarding place to work".
managing director of Regent Medical Europe and Asia Pacific, also
comments: "In Irlam we are centrally positioned at the heart
of the north west, giving the company ease of access by road,
rail, sea and air to anywhere in the UK, Europe and beyond.
"Underpinned by a long heritage of excellence in both
product and innovation, our skilled committed workforce will
continue to deliver the highest possible level of service to all
of our customers and support future growth both organically and
The Regent Foundation will be making a
donation to the mayor's chosen charity: the Pendlesbury
Children's Hospital Research Equipment Fund, in appreciation
of his visit.
The Regent Foundation was set up in August 2004 by
Regent Medical to provide monetary and product led donations to
deserving causes and individuals within the medical environment.