Technical Team


Research and development is a key factor in the Bond It strategy to perform and deliver quality building products to the construction market.

Our Technical Team in Elland strive to deliver a high performance, innovative range of materials fit for purpose at a competitive price. Headed up by our Product Development Manager, Travis Bham. Travis comes to us from a career in structural adhesives and chemical anchoring solutions with Chemfix in Dewsbury where he was snapped up straight from University.

Sam Broadhead, recently promoted to Technical Services Manager. This is a dedicated role created to provide an enhanced service to our customers and assist the business as we continue to go from strength to strength. Samantha who has built up a vast knowledge base on our products over the past seven years as a development chemist and supervisor in our laboratory. In this new role she will be the primary contact on technical queries for both Bond It staff and our Customers: providing technical solutions and application advice via telephone, email and in-house video demonstrations. She will also support our field sales team when they need that extra bit of knowledge or perhaps a comparison with a competitor's product.having been with Bond It since 2015 is now responsible for our range of water and solvent-based products, as well as taking over the silicone compounding and hybrid development. In addition to looking for improvements she can make to the Bond It product range, Sam has been responsible for the development of our Incredibond SF Adhesive, Alkyd floor paint and One-part wood fillers. She also works closely with production to refine our manufacturing processes.

Simon Cass joined Bond It in September 2019 as Quality Control Supervisor. He has a wide breadth of laboratory experience at all levels from Laboratory Technician to Technical Service Manager for a variety of applications such as carpet backings, textile finishing, paper application and building products. With over 25 years' experience in Quality Control he ensures that Bond It continues to meet the high standards expected by our customers.

Sally Dearnley-Porter is our Development Chemist and Benjamin Gilchrist assists the Team across both QC and QA and Samuel Birt completes the Team as our Regulatory and Technical Data Manager.

Together our Technical Team have it covered. With a daily programme of tweaking and honing formulations as well as developing new ideas and technology, we aim to offer the right selection of products, with outstanding performance characteristics to an ever changing and evolving market place.