The Multi-Ply team form specific departments and take responsibility for the 7 stages of the production lifecycle.

Each department has dedicated specialists to guide and support the team with their technical knowledge and industry experience. The people you’re most likely to engage with directly during the production of your design are;

Peter Appleton
Managing Director

Peter Appleton Multi-Ply MD

Peter has over 30 years experience in Business and Operational Leadership, with a focus on Lean Manufacturing.

Peter joined Multi-Ply as Managing Director in January 2019 with the challenge to transition the business and move the operations to a new purpose-built new facility

During his varied career he has enjoyed challenges at quality award winning business Milliken & Company where he spent time in Japan studying World Class Manufacturing and at global industrialist Saint-Gobain, High Performance Materials division, leading multi-site activities in the global aerospace and automotive sectors.


Peter Bourne
Founder & Business Development Director

Peter Bourne, Founder and BD

Peter started working with composites at BAE in 1980 on aircraft components.

After a 2-year project in Denmark where he was introduced to the advantages of carbon fibre in medical x-ray, he started Multi-Ply in 1987.

Multi-Ply steadily grew and became a leader in the supply of high-quality mammography and digital detector covers.

After Multi-Ply incorporated, Peter became the Managing Director and continued in this role until Peter Appleton joined in 2019. He then moved to the Technical Director position until Lucas Morgan joined in 2020. At this point he moved to a Business Development role to increase the range of Multi-Ply’s products for the expansion into the new building at the end of 2021.


Lucas Morgan
Technical Director

Lucas Morgan, Technical Director

Lucas has been working within the Composites Industry since 2005 in both applied research and production environments.

Lucas joined Multi-Ply as Technical Director in October 2020 to help facilitate the business’ continued technical and commercial growth with a focus on a process driven engineering approach and innovative manufacturing solutions.

Through his career Lucas has led multi-disciplinary engineering teams covering all aspects of composite manufacture, primarily within the Aerospace and Defence industries.  Prior to joining Multi-Ply Lucas worked as Technical Lead within the Composites Centre of the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre leading a large portfolio of global collaborative research and development projects.


The 2 other key people you will likely have dealings with, are;


Sarah Kelsall
Emma Dunkerley
Office Manager

Talk to one of our 3 Directors

Please direct technical questions about the production of your design, to one of our Directors listed above.

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