About us

Our story

Euroflow has been established for over twenty years – part of the Millwood Holdings Group.

Whilst delivering a range of standard proven products, Euroflow still remains a leader in bespoke applications. Our design team has many years of experience in solving complex issues with simple solutions. We offer a confidential design and innovation service to our customers using state of the art 3D design software to help you visualise the final product before starting the build.

Reducing the labour content of a product line is where our strengths lay. Projects range from a simple reliable denester to full turnkey projects, consisting of denesting, filling (liquids and solids) sealing, lidding, coding and packing, all designed and manufactured at our works in Boston, Lincolnshire.

Process and packaging systems - Euroflow History

Our history

Euroflow was originally set up in 1991 by Michael Milnes to supply pumping systems to the water industry. Euroflow rapidly grew and now produces a wide range of specialist process and packaging equipment ranging from food and chemicals to cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and printing.

Our Team

Euroflow consists of talented and experienced Technicians, Engineers, Production and Project Managers. Find out more about our representatives from different department.

 

 

Melanie Milnes | Group Director

Melanie has been actively involved in the family business since leaving school and alongside her father has shaped the businesses to the Group of today. Formerly the Snowflake Group; starting at the bottom Melanie’s early career was to set up a Pet Product Division that sold to the likes of Tesco, Pets at Home & Morrisons.    

Following in her father’s passion for engineering Melanie now leads the group that includes Euroflow Engineering Ltd, Millwood Shavings (South) Ltd,  VOSA Test Station and commercial property.  Melanie says, ‘The part that gives me the biggest buzz is watching a concept become reality, when a precision machine leaves our facility after PDI, I feel immensely proud of what we have achieved.’

In her spare time Melanie enjoys being at home with her family, including two dogs and various other pets.

Neil Campbell | Managing Director

Since October 2015 Neil has been responsible for the overall management and investment program of Euroflow and in leading the change process to help re-shape the business for the future and also supporting the management of other group businesses.

During the past 22 years, Neil has been involved in change management programs to help businesses realign themselves to better serve, manage and develop their customers. Focusing on people, process and technology. During the last 9 years Neil has successfully built and managed his own businesses which form part of the overall portfolio within the Millwood Group today.   

Neil says, ‘Seeing a business grow in terms of commercial and customer confidence, through the abilities of its people and using the best available technology, is the part that gives me the biggest buzz.’

Doug Sawer | Technical Director

Doug began his career 38 years ago as an Engineering Apprentice and has progressed through the ranks ever since.

Doug’s rich expertise varies from Detailed Draughtsman to Project Management and General Management. 

Having been with Euroflow for 18 years, there is little he doesn’t know about process and handling systems.

Using his extensive knowledge, it’s his job to evaluate your enquiry and construct a concept to solve your issues and bring it to life.

In his spare time Doug loves to be outdoors enjoying his passion for fishing and gardening.

Chris Malcolm | Design Engineer Manager

Chris has been with Euroflow for five years, turning the first design ideas into a complete working concept.

This includes the electrical, mechanical and operational design for your whole system – before handing over to the workshop to manufacture.

Prior to this, with a mechanical and electrical engineering qualification, Chris worked in various structural and engineering design roles for 15 years.

When he’s not at work Chris likes to get his hands dirty maintaining, riding and racing motorcycles. As well as rekindling his passion for Lego model building with his two young boys.

Phillip Ablard | Engineering Design Draftsman

Philip has over 40 years’ experience, starting his career as a production engineer in a leading pack house equipment manufacturer. Later on progressing into designing and building different constructs from simple trolleys to powered vehicles and packing systems, working with large well known organisations.

Philip’s knowledge and skills are expansive ranging from project management to technical admin; designing and building multiple machinery and construction types; electronics; welding; turning and computer aided design. 

As a Design Draughtsman, it’s Phillips job to design and detail bespoke projects with a creative ability to visualise solutions. And you can rest assured with Phillips broad understanding and expertise of the whole production process, you’re in safe hands.

Tony Sinclair | Production Manager

Tony has nearly 40 years’ experience in a variety of engineering roles from design and manufacturing to project management, installation, servicing and maintenance. With his breadth of knowledge and experience, he understands the importance of getting it right first time.

At Euroflow, Tony progresses orders through the workshop whilst liaising with the Design team and in-house Engineers to ensure a quality product in the agreed timescales.

At weekends Tony loves to indulge in his passion for Classic Cars, old British Motorcycles, Railways and Canals, which generally means getting oily or muddy especially when working on his two locomotives or the family narrowboat.

Richard Lee | Design Engineer

With a degree in Motorsport Engineering, Richard has spent the last six years at a dry pet food manufacturer as part of the engineering management team, working on multiple million pound projects.

Richard joined Euroflow in 2016 as a Detailed Design Engineer, responsible for providing technical drawings ready for the production of your machinery.

When he’s not at work, Richard is passionate about motorsports, attending races throughout the UK and Europe. As well as taking out his own sports car during the Summer.

Lewis Ashby | Commissioning Engineer

Lewis has a vast engineering background spanning the last 25 years. His varied career has seen him making toy moulds for warcraft, building aluminium fuel tanks, working at Wembley Football Stadium and working with Dynamo!


Having been with Euroflow for five years, when a machine is ready to be installed, Lewis is responsible for commissioning and overseeing the installation of your machinery – making sure your product works properly and meets your needs.

In his spare time Lewis is learning to play the guitar and enjoys clay pigeon shooting.

Naomi Buffery | Marketing Manager

Naomi began her career 16 years ago in Advertising before making the move over to Marketing ten years ago. Naomi has a diverse and solid marketing background, working with large and small organisations varying from Training Services to Property Management and Software Solutions. Naomi’s broad marketing skills include website development, SEO, search engine marketing, content management, event organisation, strategy, branding, customer retention, copywriting, design, project management and multi-channel marketing campaigns.

Since joining Euroflow in 2015 she is committed to revitalising and modernising the Euroflow brand image and starting with a new logo and website.

In her spare time Naomi enjoys spending time with her family, going to gigs and going for long countryside walks.

Gillian McBride | Office and Accounts Administrator

Gillian has worked for the family business since 1989 in various roles from Secretary to the Group Managing Director, to running the office for Euroflow Engineering from the early conception of the business.  She has seen how Euroflow Engineering has evolved and moved with the times to its current position within the market place.

Gillian is now responsible for the accounts administration for the whole group.

In her spare time she enjoys training her golden retriever dog Honey in competitive obedience and agility.  Playing netball has been a lifelong passion of hers having played in many competitions from Blackpool to Bournemouth. Gillian also enjoys weekends away in the caravan with her husband and dog and gardening.

Proud to be a part of Millwood Holdings

The Millwood Group of companies is an established family owned and operated business.

Millwood Holdings

The holding company and administrator for the whole group of companies.

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Euroflow Engineering

Euroflow Engineering

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