Congratulations and best wishes to Roy Vessey, celebrating his retirement today after 48 years working for Pryor Marking Technology. Pictured with the design and planning team, receiving his chosen retirement gift from Neil Andrew, Managing Director at Pryor.
Roy began his career with Pryor as a Craft Apprentice in October 1971. Pictured below with his fellow apprentices, from left to right, Ernest Burkinshaw, Roy Vessey, Ben Hague, Philip Wharram, Trevor Hunston, Glyn Hall, Mike Goodison, Mr G Caborn (AEU), David Marsden, Ian Forrester, Mr Ellis, R Pepper, Neil Hinch and Paul Wainwright.
Following the completion of Roy’s general apprenticeship in August 1972, Roy worked in many roles across the company as he forged his career with Pryor:
Apprentice Fitter from 8th August 1972
Apprentice Maintenance Fitter from May 1975
Maintenance Fitter from February 1976
Maintenance Supervisor from September 1976
Machine Shop Process Planner from September 1988
Team Leader of Design and Planning from March 2011
“Roy is a long-serving employee and much respected across the company. He will be very sadly missed by all at Pryor and we all wish him well in his future,” says Simon Dunn, Operations Director at Pryor, who also began his career with Pryor as an apprentice.