Millers make Hodge Clemco main shirt sponsors...A new home shirt and new home sponsor for Rotherham United after the club agreed a deal with Hodge Clemco for the 2016/17 campaign.
Based in nearby Handsworth, Hodge Clemco are market leaders in the UK surface treatment and preparation industry for over 50 years.
Previously a Business Partner of the club, Hodge Clemco’s name will now appear on the front of the new shirt which was officially revealed just minutes ago, replacing long standing home shirt sponsors Parkgate Shopping.
On the announcement of the new deal, Rotherham United’s Commercial Director Steve Coakley welcomed the new shirt sponsors, whilst also confirmed Parkgate will remain close to the club.
“It gives me great pleasure to confirm that Hodge Clemco are our new home shirt sponsors, whilst it also gives me the opportunity to thank Parkgate Shopping and confirm that they will remain a Partner of the club,” Commercial Director Steve Coakley told www.themillers.co.uk
“We have been working closely with Neal Crisford and Paul Grattan at Hodge Clemco throughout the 2015/16 season and we are thrilled that the relationship has escalated so quickly.
“Hodge Clemco are another partner who have a global presence in their sector, but have not forgotten their roots with their headquarters based within South Yorkshire.
“Both Neal and Paul have shown a great commitment to Rotherham United by agreeing this deal, they are passionate about the club and we look forward continuing what has been a very successful partnership.”
Hodge Clemco employ close to 100 people in the local area and their ever increasing customer base includes the MOD, Rolls Royce and a large number of blue chip companies across a vast area of sectors.
Neal Crisford, Group Managing Director and Paul Grattan, Hodge Clemco Director and General Manager added:
“We are delighted to have agreed a deal to become the new home shirt sponsors of Rotherham United.
“Having being involved as Business Partner for the 2015/2016 campaign, we wanted to increase our involvement with a growing recognised brand.
“We have both thoroughly enjoyed the family spirit and general goodwill that surrounds being involved with the club, which runs from the Board through to the supporters.
“We look forward to what is set to be an exciting partnership going forward."