11
Aug

Expansion of our Packing Department

Over the forthcoming months Mtec will be introducing a number of exciting developments within our Packing Department. We are embarking on a research program into the use of new materials and processes for Fine Art packing and crating. We are keen to explore and utilize methods and materials from many different industries, which we feel could be beneficial for our clients, their artworks and the processes involved with transportation, storage and installation. Research will be focused on longevity of packing and casing and,  as with all of our ongoing developments, will have the key company directive of ecology and sustainability of products and services at its heart.

Heading up the research will be our newly appointed Head of Packing, Ross Dixon.Ross comes to us from his position as Technical Coordinator of Exhibitions at White Cube where he managed installation and de-installation projects at their London and Hong Kong galleries. He started at the gallery working specifically with the Art fair team, firstly as a technician, then subsequently onto Senior Technician and then as Technical Coordinator of the Art fair department, before moving to his final position in Exhibitions.

Previous to White Cube, during 7 years at Momart, Ross gained significant experience in both bespoke commercial and museum specification casing. Whilst there he was also part of the technical teams which had a specific responsibility for installing, packing and liaising with both Damien Hirst and Antony Gormley’s studios.

Ross hopes to use his significant experience in the coming months to forge stronger links with studios, institutions and fabricators in order to develop the range of services we can offer and the quality of resources we are able to provide our clients. He is also looking forward to presenting, introducing and implementing the results of our products and materials research later on in the year. We look forward to seeing the department expand and establish itself as an industry leader.

If you would like to find out more about our Packing Department or have any questions about Ross or our development and research please do not hesitate to email us (info@mtecfreightgroup.com). All relevant information, specifications or data collated during our research will be available for our clients perusal once products and services have been finalised and developed.