Schenck Process FPM bolsters Performance Materials team with new appointment

Scott Backhouse brings end-to-end systems experience to support market ambitions

Peterborough, UK, August 7th 2023 – Schenck Process Food and Performance Materials (FPM) today announced the appointment of Scott Backhouse to the sales team of its Performance Materials division. Schenck Process is the market leader for sustainable, integrated process and digital optimization technology solutions, including the Kemutec and Baker Perkins brands.

Scott will spearhead the growth of turnkey systems provision within performance materials industries such as paint, coatings, and battery production. His responsibilities will cover business development across the EMEA region as well as within global key accounts.

Since starting his career as an apprentice welder at a bulk handling system supplier, Scott has spent sixteen years in manufacturing, developing his broad expertise via roles in technical services, production, sales, and aftersales. Scott has spent over 7 years at Schenck Process FPM in particular, he has specialized in working with complex, integrated bulk handling and materials processing systems.

Asked about the new role, Scott said, “This is a fantastic opportunity to help performance materials customers take advantage of the benefits offered by Schenck Process FPM’s integrated, end-to-end systems. I look forward to working with Kemutec, Baker Perkins, and the wider group to support manufacturers with industry-leading technologies.”

Marc Shaw, Head of Performance Materials Industries, EMEA, said, “Scott has an impressive breadth of experience and process knowledge, specifically in performance materials and pneumatic conveying. Our customers will benefit greatly from his deep understanding of their processes by specifying systems that meet their exact requirements.”

Outside work, Scott dedicates his spare time to other high-performing teams as the coach of his daughter’s and son’s football teams.

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