Appointment of a Site Managing Director at Wath-upon-Dearne

3rd May 2016

Mark Tomlinson has been appointed as site Managing Director, Wath-upon-Dearne.  Mark comes with a great wealth of experience and expertise from British Steel, Allegheny Technologies and latterly Sheffield Forgemasters. He will be involved in all aspects of site activity but will particularly focus on commercial and operations in the short term.


International Round Table

April 2016

Metalysis will be presenting the routes to producing various Titanium Alloys from the mineral sands and bespoke oxide mixtures at The International Round Table on Titanium production in Molten Salts.  This will take place in Japan, presentation to follow ……………

2015 Great Yorkshire Run

Great Yorkshire Run

Metalysis took part in the 2015 Great Yorkshire Run which was held in Sheffield.  It started on Arundel Gate in the heart of the city, the 10k route took them through West Bar and into Shalesmoor, carrying along Penistone Road through Owlerton, before reaching the halfway point at Hillsborough Stadium. The final 5k took them back along Penistone Road, past Ponds Forge and up the steep hill to the finish line on Arundel Gate, where thousands of families and spectators where cheering them on.  Well done Metalysis!

awards for great yorkshire run

13th World Conference on Titanium

In Metalysis’ continuing strategy of engaging with the industry and developing further commercial traction for its transformational technology attended the 13th World Conference on Titanium (Ti-2015) which is a series of meetings that have been a quadrennial event since 1968, to present and discuss progress titanium science and technology. Participation of the seven major titanium countries (UK, USA, CIS, Japan, Germany, France, and China) in the International Organising Committee (IOC) guarantees extensive coverage of new areas in research, development and application of titanium.

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Investors In People

Metalysis retain IIP accreditation in 2015.  This shows we are totally committed to developing our people.

Douglas Caster CBE joins Metalysis as Chairman


Originally from Teesside, where several generations of his ancestry worked in the steel industry, Mr Caster brings this heritage and his expertise to help build a leading technology business in the production of powder metals, delivering highly focused wealth creation in the old heartland of the British metals industry.

Douglas started his career as an electronics design engineer with the Racal Electronics Group in 1975, before moving to Schlumberger in 1986 and then to Dowty as Engineering Director of Sonar & Communication Systems in 1988. In 1992, he became Managing Director of that business and, after participating in the management buy-out which formed Ultra Electronics, joined the Board in October 1993. In April 2000, he was promoted to the position of Managing Director of Ultra’s Information & Power Systems division. In April 2004, he was appointed Chief Operating Officer and became Chief Executive in April 2005. He was appointed deputy Chairman in April 2010 and became Chairman of Ultra in April 2011. In the Queen’s New Year’s Honour List 2009 he was made a CBE for services to the UK Defence Industry. He was appointed to the Board of Morgan Advanced Materials plc as a Non-Executive Director in February 2014.

December 2014