Hitex | Innovative Road Surfacing Solutions
Hitex International Group is constantly focusing on promoting road safety through the provision of high performance reflective road marking, anti-skid/ high friction surfacing and permanent road repair products. They work with their clients to meet the evolving challenges of global road networks with fully integrated, innovative solutions for a wide range of road infrastructure projects; ultimately working together as a team to improve road safety.
The Hitex group comprises of four interlinked companies, each established at different times in their illustrious 40-year history; L&R Roadlines, Hitex Traffic Safety, Somerford Equipment and TexturePrint. Their team provide a one stop service for all road surfacing requirements.
L&R began collaborative working with Tier 1 contractors and local government authorities during the late Seventies and have since become an integral part in the key supply chains of many organisations. L&R Roadlines were a founder member of the Road Safety Markings Association (RSMA), and the first road lining contractors to gain Quality Assurance accreditation. Located with our material manufacturing division at extensive purpose-built facilities, L&R Roadlines provide a comprehensive package of service and support to their clients.
Co-located with their contracting services in Cheshire, Hitex Traffic Safety has steadily expanded to become one of the UK’s largest suppliers of road marking and surfacing solutions. Their specialist Research & Development division continues to improve the performance and sustainability of their products, as well as engineering solutions for a diverse range of climates, terrains and road networks worldwide. Hitex utilise the highest quality raw materials and manufacturing processes to achieve excellence in their finished products and they pride themselves on outstanding customer service and comprehensive technical support.
Established over 40 years ago, the Somerford name is known throughout the industry for the exceptional quality and durability of their application vehicles and equipment. Somerford Equipment continue to lead the industry in the latest technological advances, with continuous investment allowing greater focus on delivering safer, more efficient and innovative designs to the UK and global marketplace. Somerford Equipment specialise in the design and build of vehicles and equipment, with a wide range of a complementary services including full vehicle refurbishment, operator training, servicing, vehicle repair and ancillaries.
TexturePrint was established in 2002 as a specialist contracting division to service the growing demand for attractive and functional surface dressings. Their operatives are skilled installers of Hitex brand coloured, textured and natural stone surfacing ranges, including Hitex Print embossed surfacing. TexturePrint work alongside design engineers, landscape architects and local authorities to find unique, maintenance-free alternatives to traditional surfacing. As part of Hitex International Group, TexturePrint have the advantage of in-house material and equipment manufacture, product development and technical support.
The combined expertise of the group offers complete end-to-end solutions that are provided to both UK and international clients, incorporating material development, material sales, application vehicles and equipment, contracting services, training and support services. The safety and well-being of all road users are at the core of all ongoing development programmes.
The Hitex Group are also committed to sharing a vast wealth of skills and knowledge personified in their innovative new training centre. They achieve an ambition through comprehensive operative training programmes and the provision of practical assistance whenever required to ensure product installations meet international best practice standards and maximise the potential benefits for a worldwide customer base.