Company Profile

Scaleaway Tools & Equipment Ltd was founded 24 years ago by our Chairman, Mr Stan Hobbs, who for over 20 years previously was employed by Flexible Drives (Gilmans) Ltd, the original owners of the brand name “Skatoskalo”.The design and manufacture of tube cleaning equipment used within the Sugar industry was greatly influenced by Stan Hobbs in his early years at Flexible Drives (Gilmans) Ltd, prior to him becoming their Managing Director. In 1991 however this original “Skatoskalo” company went into liquidation.As an OEM company, Scaleaway Tools & Equipment Ltd guarantee full interchangeability with the old original Skatoskalo brand and other UK makes.Our full product range including all Tube Brushes are produced at our main manufacturing unit in Coventry. Austen Brush Co which is our wholly owned subsidiary manufactures on site a full range of Rubberised Wire Brushes.Scaleaway Tools & Equipment Ltd‘s aim for the future is to continue to supply high quality equipment at competitive prices. To support this aim we are pleased to advise that we are an ISO 9002 accredited company and work strictly within its guidelines. This along with our technical expertise and overseas visits to users, ensures that our products are the best available. We are proud of the fact that 75% of our production is exported worldwide.