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Family Business Insight With Sam Kirk, J-Flex Manufacturing

An insight into J-Flex from the second generation highlighting the steps taken since taking over and their plans for the future.

Sam is Managing Director of J-Flex, a second-generation family business based in the East Midlands. The company was founded in 1984 by John and Jill Kirk, and supplies innovative rubber solutions to international, industrial markets such as; food and drink, pharmaceutical, renewable energy, marine, rail and automotive.

In 2018 the business underwent its first major succession with Sam becoming Managing Director and John taking on the role of Chairman.

Since his appointment, Sam – working alongside a highly-respected family business mentor and a newly formed Senior Leadership Team – developed and implemented an ambitious new Vision and Company Plan that has provided clear focus and direction and has seen J-Flex earn recognition at the Midlands Family Business Awards and the Institute of Directors Awards, where Sam was named Young Director of the Year.

Join us to hear more of the J-Flex story and the plans the second generation are implementing to help the business move forward.


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