We would like to introduce Ballyclare’s Workwear Division Sales Team. Our sales structure has been developed to accommodate the growing product development and demand from our distributor and contract partners. Always at the forefront of innovation our Ballyclare and Pioner® workwear brands and GORE-TEX Product ranges demonstrate continued investment as well as maintaining high quality products and services.

Our team has considerable industry knowledge and expertise and many years of experience working with both end users and distributors.

Roger Foster is our Sales and Marketing Director. Roger is highly regarded, after 28 years, in the apparel and textile industry and gained considerable experience in the workwear and outerwear industry during a number of senior roles within retail/workwear sectors.

“Ballyclare is widely recognised as a market-leading brand, with products that people know they can trust to do the job. Ballyclare is one of the very few workwear manufacturers that truly believes in its products, and really understands its customers."

Andrew Buckley has 34 years commercial experience within the textile industry and has worked in production, purchasing and sales. His breadth of expertise means Andrew is able to fully understand customer needs, evolving and developing protective clothing solutions for them. Having worked within the Ballyclare group for 16 years Andrew has an in-depth knowledge of the business and specialising the automotive, police, ambulance and Ministry of Justice sectors.

Karen Taylor has 16 years’ experience within Ballyclare having held roles within stock control, UK sourcing, logo sourcing, customer service and sales. This wide range of skills allows Karen to provide expert advice to customers on a range of products. With a comprehensive understanding of our workwear and high visibility ranges, Karen is here to help and is on-hand to advise you and your teams.

Vince Rippon has worked for some of Europe’s leading workwear manufacturers like Mascot and Snickers and has bought a wealth of knowledge and experience to the Ballyclare team. Vince has over 20 years’ experience selling workwear in to SMEs and multi-channel distribution businesses like Screwfix and the Grafton Group.

If you'd like to contact any of the team please click on their name to email them. If you'd like to contact Ballyclare with a general enquiry please email info@ballyclarelimited.com


   Roger Foster - Ballyclare Limited


Roger Foster

Sales & Marketing Director


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Vince Rippon

Area Sales Manager

+44 (0)7872 501 914


Andrew Buckley


 Andrew Buckley

Business Development Manager

+44 (0)7595 414 282

   Karen Taylor   Karen Taylor

Internal Sales Manager

+44 (0)7872 031 177


Ballyclare holds the Royal Warrant for the supply of Specialist Fire Protective Clothing By Appointment to Her Majesty The Queen through supplying firefighting suits to the Windsor Castle Fire Service.

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