Regina Industries Ltd have been established since 1950. However, the company has roots within the glassmaking industry that date back to Germany in 1888. Founder, Mr Gerhard Schuller has family history in the glassmaking industry on a worldwide scale as his father W. Schuller invented the world renowned Schuller Updrawing process for the manufacturing of glass tubing.
Based in Newcastle-under-Lyme, Regina Industries Ltd are proud to specialise in producing high quality products using plastic injection moulding and first quality pharmaceutical glass manufacture. Even though our roots may lie within test tubes and vials our catalogue is ever-expanding. Not only that, we can also produce complex tooling for the creation of custom and bespoke moulded components for our clients.
We pride ourselves on our excellent customer service we provide. Through every step of the process we strive to ensure your standards and specifications are continually met. Regardless of your requirements or experience, we’re certain we’ll be able to assist you.
Mike started life at Regina in 1978 as a Draughtsman designing tools having completed a City & Guilds Diploma in Mechanical and Production Engineering.
Over the years Mike has been involved in a number of high profile projects honing in on his expertise using conventional drawing boards for large scale drawings.
Mike became Chief Designer 8 years later and introduced the first 2D CAD system to the organisation providing a valuable service to its customer base.
The company moved to their existing site in Newcastle-Under-Lyme in 1989 where Mike was promoted to his current role of General Manager/Director. During this time his completion of a Diploma in Management Studies helped in his current capacity managing staff and overseeing the general day to day running of the business.
His role as Director has encompassed the wearing of many hats, from tool design, purchasing, QA, technical and quotations.
In his spare time Mike enjoys repairing and restoring cars, photography, gardening and the great outdoors.
Julie forms part of the senior management team at Regina dealing with the companies finance decisions. Julie is the longest serving member of staff at Regina starting out on the shopfloor 45 years ago.
Her role evolved over the years initially in the packing department then moving on to HR and Finance.
Regina provided Julie opportunities for professional development gaining an AAT qualification gaining more scope for Julie’s role as Financial Director.
Outside of Regina Julie enjoys walking, travelling, spending time with the family and getting involved in charitable work.
Claire started Regina in 1989 as a Receptionist to deal with customer queries.
Her current role as Sales Manager involves managing sales enquiries, customer relations and quoting on existing Regina products.
Over the last year Claire has been focusing on business development opportunities and helping to drive sales.
Claire is a keen swimmer and enjoys keeping fit and playing tennis. She also enjoys long walks, travelling and socialising with friends and family.
One of the most skilled engineers in the company, Lee was employed in 1994 as a Tool Maker. Over the years, his skills were recognised and he became Tool Room Manager in 1997.
Lee’s knowledge and experience in tool making has been an asset for Regina’s customers as they have helped in prototype projects requiring specialised tool manufacture.
His role involves managing staff in the machining division of the business, designing new tools on 3D CAD software and maintenance of existing tools.
An avid Manchester United supporter, Lee also enjoys cycling, long walks with the dogs and outdoor activities.