Advanced Engineering 2016 - National Exhibition Centre, 02 - 03 November 2016

The UK's largest meeting place for advanced engineering professionals



Stand L13

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HX4 9BH West Yorkshire
United Kingdom

Pexa supplies surface finishing materials to the aerospace and other hi-tech industries. Our products include paints and coatings, surface treatments, surface cleaning materials, NDT products and application equipment. We are the authorised distributors for the leading brands in our markets.


  • Aerowave water based structural primers and topcoats for aerospace

    The Aerowave system from AkzoNobel is the class leading water based structural primer and topcoat. Aerowave is approved to all major Airbus structural specifications including AIMS 04 04 001, AIMS 04 04 002, AIMS 04 04 003, AIMS 04 04 004.

    Aerowave offers the lowest VOC emissions and lowest chromate content of any approved water based system. In addition to exceptionally easy and quick mixing, application and curing.

  • Dalic Selective Electroplating

    Pexa supplies the full range of Dalic selective plating products. These can be used for brush plating or in the patented Dalistick Station which provides a closed loop application with no drips.

    Metal plating including anodising, nickel, tin, zinc-nickel, cobalt, copper, gold and silver plating can all be applied quickly and easily to small parts and sections.

  • NDT Products from Sherwin Babbco

    Dye Penetrants and Magnetic Particle Inspection products from Sherwin-Babbco. Pexa will be featuring these products at this year's show with live product demonstrations. Materials are approved to all classes of AMS2644 and approved for major aerospace contractors including Airbus.

Product news

  • Pexa through to final stage of BCF Customer Service Award

    The British Coatings Federation’s Customer Service Award recognises the growing importance of customer service within the paints and coatings industry. Pexa are very pleased to have their entry shortlisted to the final stage where the winner will be announced at an awards dinner on Thursday 24th November in Knutsford.

    “Pexa’s mission is to consistently offer the highest possible levels of reliable service, product value and effective pre/post-sales support to all of our customers, by identifying their genuine needs and expectations and providing the internal focus and infrastructure to meet and exceed those expectations.” With this goal in mind, over the past 6 months Pexa have re-visited their internal systems and processes to close gaps and overcome weaknesses relating to customer experience. Judging day was held on 20th October where Pexa presented an overview of these projects to the BCF panel.

    Now in its 7th year, the event will be a great opportunity for Pexa to network with other members in the industry who are showcasing their expertise. Pexa is pleased to be to be recognised for excellence in customer service by making it to the finals and is anticipating a very enjoyable evening at the awards dinner.

  • Pexa named a UK National Champion in Europe’s Largest Business Awards

    Pexa Ltd has been named a National Champion for The U.K. in The European Business Awards, sponsored by RSM; Europe’s largest business competition set up to celebrate business excellence and best practice in the European business community.

    The Awards, now in its 10th year, is supported by business leaders, academics and political representatives from across Europe, and this year engaged with over 33,000 businesses from 34 countries.

    Pexa has been chosen after the first phase of judging by an independent panel. They were evaluated on the core EBA values of innovation, ethics and success and will now go through to the second stage of the competition, which includes a video and a public vote.

    Pexa is a specialist supplier of surface treatments and coatings to the aerospace and other high tech markets. They have made international trade a key element of their strategy and their success in this area has led to recognition in this prestigious awards programme.

    Jim Rowbotham, Pexa’s Managing Director said “We’re very proud to be selected to represent The U.K. as a National Champion. The European Business Awards is widely recognised as the showcase for Europe’s most dynamic companies and we are proud to be recognised at this level.”

    Adrian Tripp, CEO of the European Business Awards said: “Congratulations to Pexa who have been selected to represent their country as National Champions. They are central to the success of Europe’s strong business community, and have shown the core principles we look for of innovation, ethics and success.”

    The next round requires the National Champions to make a presentation video, telling their unique story and explaining their business success. The Awards’ independent judges will award the best of this group the ‘Ruban d’Honneur’ status and the selected companies will then go on to the Gala Final in 2017.

    Separately, in a two stage public vote, the videos will be hosted on the European Business Awards website, and the company who receives the most votes in their country will become the ‘National Public Champion’. Last year over 227,000 votes were cast as companies were supported globally by their clients, staff and peers, as well as the general public.

    Lead sponsor RSM, the sixth largest network of independent audit, tax and consulting firms worldwide has supported the European Business Awards since its inception. The Awards’ core purpose is to support the development of a stronger and more successful business community throughout Europe. Additional sponsors and partners of the Awards include UK Trade and Investment, ELITE and PR Newswire.
    In the 2015/16 competition, all EU member markets were represented plus Turkey, Norway, Switzerland, Serbia and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia. Their combined revenue exceeded €1.2 trillion employing over 2.5 million people.

    For further information about the winners, the European Business Awards and RSM please go to or and follow us on twitter at @rsmEBA

    For further press information, please contact:
    Pexa: Sales & Marketing Co-ordinator Aimee Kay on +44 (0)1422 314400 or email

  • Development in Pexa NDT Business

    As well as being the official distributor of surface coatings and treatments to the aerospace, defence and electronic industries, Pexa also supplies products and services to the NDT industry. Pexa is the official distributor for NDT Products from Sherwin Babbco (Socomore NDT) and Sherwin Inc as well as the official distributor for Spectronics who manufacture the Spectroline range of inspection lights. Pexa have decided to expand their NDT team with the appointment of John Haslam who will provide a technical and support service to customers in the UK. John has over 8 years’ experience of hardness and conductivity testing and liquid penetrant inspection as well as 4 years’ experience in magnetic particle inspection. He said ‘I’m really looking forward to developing relationships with customers. NDT is a growing business for Pexa and I’m very pleased to be involved’.

    Matt Lowthian, NDT Business Manager commented, ‘I am very pleased that John has joined the Pexa team. He brings with him an excellent working knowledge of the dye penetrant, magnetic particle inspection and ultrasonic fields. His input and enthusiasm with our current and potential customers will be invaluable’.

    With the appointment of John, Pexa will be able to provide a more thorough service to NDT customers.

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