Keeping it in the family at engineer’s firm

Tong Engineering
Tong Engineering

Spilsby-based Tong Engineering has announced the appointment of a new managing director.

Edward Tong replaces his father Charles who will take on the role of company chairman. Mr Tong joined the company 12 years ago and was appointed operations director in 2010.

He said: “It’s a huge privilege to be taking over as managing director of our well-established and respected business that has been part of my family for 85 years.”

Tong is the UK’s leading designer and manufacturer of quality vegetable handling equipment.

It previously traded as Tong Peal following the take-over of Peal Engineering in 2004.