Meet our Directors

Lee Raywood

Managing director and technical software lead for complex control systems within Applied Integration, Lee was co-founder of the company in 2005. A multi-skilled apprentice of IMS Lycrete, he graduated from Teesside Polytechnic with a degree in Chemical Engineering. Whilst working for a large multi-national company, he gained experience in both sales and technical trouble shooting of automation and drive systems. Lee then set up his own company manufacturing small control systems for the process markets before joining ASR Technology as automation control director and then joining the Applied Integration board.

Garry Lofthouse

A graduate of Teesside University, Garry was once a promising sprinter, representing Cleveland County at the English School finals, where he raced against Darren Campbell. After completing a four-year ICI apprenticeship as an instrument technician, Teesside-born Garry joined industrial automation specialist ASR Technology, rising to engineering manager during a 12-year stay before becoming a co-founder of Applied Integration in 2005. The company’s strategist, Garry vision has propelled the business into a £4 million operation.

Graham King

Applied Integration’s IT expert, Graham graduated from Teesside University with a HND in computing and a BSc Hons degree in Infomatics. He was a colleague of Garry Lofthouse at ASR Technology, progressing to project manager before the pair joined forces with Lee Raywood and Roy Coleman to set up Applied Integration.

Roy Coleman

A former ICI apprentice, Roy Coleman trained to be an Instrument Artificer, before working as a field engineer and then later as a field service and commissioning engineer. Roy eventually started his own business, offering project and maintenance services to the manufacturing and process industries, as well as providing specialist technical support to local systems integrators. Upon integration into the ASR Technology Group, Roy allied with Lee, Graham, and Garry and became a director of Applied Integration in 2005.

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