Supertouch is marking its 20th birthday with the opening of a new head office at its distribution centre in Smethwick.

Sarah Bridge, managing director at Supertouch, said: “The opening of the new site in Smethwick is as much a celebration of our history as it is our future. PPE and workwear has changed over the last 20 years but the safety needs of our customers remain the same.

“With such a rich industrial, scientific and cultural heritage here in the West Midlands, we are proud to call it our new home. Thanks to the impressive transport network that surrounds us, and the continued investment in the area, we feel we are well placed to take the business forward.”

Supertouch’s Smethwick site has more than 60,000 sq ft of distribution space, and employs over 75 members of staff. The site will become the official headquarters of Supertouch in October of this year.

Founded in 1996, the firm was originally based in Brentwood, Essex but made the strategic decision to relocate the entire business to the Midlands to help support its continued growth and expansion.