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Acquisition: Premier Conservatory Supplies Acquires Scottish Manufacturing Plant

This article contains a circulated press release from Premier Conservatory Supplies Just when you thought we were headed for a sleepy end to the year, we get the news of another industry acquisition. This one should be the last one of the year. It is only a week to Christmas! The statement Here is [...]

By |2018-12-17T23:03:27+00:00December 17th, 2018|Categories: business, Businesses bought, double glazing industry|

Eurocell Acquires Ecoplas

Another acquisition has been made, this time in the recycling space, a part of our industry that is set to grow rapidly over the next few years as the tide against plastics becomes stronger. Here is the full statement from Eurocell. The statement One of our five key strategic priorities is to increase the [...]

By |2018-08-02T09:58:00+00:00August 2nd, 2018|Categories: business, Businesses bought, buyouts|

ASSA ABLOY Acquires Smart Lock Maker August

Big moves in the digital door tech world on Thursday as mega group ASSA ABLOY announced it was to acquire smart-lock maker August. August has been making big moves in the US with their digital smart-lock, and I have feature the company and their products on DGB in the past. Here is the full [...]

By |2017-10-19T23:05:58+00:00October 19th, 2017|Categories: business, Businesses bought, buyouts, double glazing industry|

Roy Frost Acquires The Assets Of Lister Trade Frames

Some good industry news has broken late on Wednesday evening as it was announced that Roy Frost, not too long off the back of his GJB acquisition has purchased the assets of Lister Trade Frames. This secures the continued bright future of the company, and sees Roy expand his market reach and the beginnings [...]

By |2018-07-24T21:11:26+00:00September 13th, 2017|Categories: business, Businesses bought, buyouts, DGB People|

GAP Announces Acquisition Of SIG Building Plastics And SIG Windows

Pretty big acquisition news was announced earlier on Tuesday as GAP (General All-Purpose Plastics Ltd) had acquired SIG Building Plastics and SIG Windows for an undisclosed sum. They purchased the SIG companies from SIG UK Exteriors. Here is the full statement as published on the news section of the GAP website: General All-Purpose Plastics [...]

By |2017-08-01T21:37:03+00:00August 1st, 2017|Categories: business, Businesses bought, businesses for sale, buyouts|

Roy Frost Acquires Essex Based Fabricator GJB

Image: From left to right Ken Blackman (previous owner), Roy Frost (Managing Director), Gary Bristow (Sales Director) and Mike Wolstenholme (Operations Director) Well-known industry figure Roy Frost is back in the industry having bought prominent Eurocell fabricator GJB from previous owners Ken Blackman and Gary Bristow. Roy will assume position of Managing Director, spearheading [...]

By |2017-07-25T16:12:47+00:00July 25th, 2017|Categories: business, Businesses bought, buyouts|

Norsk Hydro Acquires Sapa In $3.2bn Deal

How about this for a window industry related acquisition? Last week, Norsk Hydro, an aluminium producer in Norway, bought a 50% stake in Sapa which gave them overall control of the company. The deal was a cash purchase, for a cool $3.2bn, which makes Norsk Hydro the second largest company in Norway. It also [...]

By |2017-07-17T23:22:07+00:00July 17th, 2017|Categories: business, Businesses bought, buyouts, double glazing industry|

Stevenswood Continues National Growth Strategy And Acquires Sameday Trade Frames

The Stevenswood expansion marches on: Stevenswood is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of Sameday Holdings Limited (Sameday), continuing its goal to become the leading trade counter distributor in the UK. Established in 2006, Sameday operates a network of seven branches in the west of England, from Bristol to Reading, distributing windows, doors and [...]

By |2017-06-19T12:55:42+00:00June 19th, 2017|Categories: business, Businesses bought, businesses for sale, buyouts, double glazing industry|

Kaliber Group Acquires Universal Arches

  Hot on the heels at the end of the FIT Show, acquisition season kicks back into focus with one of the biggest names in the industry being the focus of a buyout. Kaliber Group, owners of KAT, Spitfire Doors and Ayrshire Aluminium have acquired Universal Arches for an undisclosed sum. Here is the [...]

By |2017-05-30T22:59:16+00:00May 30th, 2017|Categories: business, Businesses bought, buyouts, double glazing industry|

Glass Systems To Purchase Pilkington AG

STV, the Scottish arm of ITV, reported on Friday that Glass Systems were to purchase Pilkington AG, based in North Lanarkshire by the end of the month. According to the reports, staff had only just found out, via "process of elimination" and not via any official briefings or statements. The STV article reported that [...]

By |2017-03-19T23:22:01+00:00March 19th, 2017|Categories: business, Businesses bought, buyouts, double glazing industry|

Stevenswood Acquires Truemans

Acquisition season continues in earnest, with the announcement today that Stevenswood, supported by Cairngorm Capital, have acquired Truemans Holdings Limited (Truemans) which will see the Stevenswood expand it's trade centre network further across the UK. Here is the official press release: Stevenswood acquires Truemans Holdings Limited to continue national trade counters strategy Livingston, 10 [...]

By |2017-03-10T11:45:17+00:00March 10th, 2017|Categories: business, Businesses bought, buyouts, double glazing industry|

Anglo European Group and Joe Martoccia acquire Corby-based, Aluminium Shapes Ltd

I am happy to announce a DGB exclusive, that Anglo European and Joe Martoccia have acquired Corby-based Aluminium Shapes Ltd in what is set to be an exciting acquisition in the world of aluminium in fenestration. This is the official press release: Anglo European Group and Joe Martoccia have lead a consortium in forming [...]

By |2017-02-27T16:01:48+00:00February 27th, 2017|Categories: business, Businesses bought, double glazing industry|

Polyframe Announce Acquisition And Merger With Customade Group Limited (Customade)

Acquisition season for 2017 has kicked off, with Polyframe reporting on their website that they have merged with Customade Group Limited (Customade). This is the statement that has just been published on Polyframe's website: Polyframe Group Limited (Polyframe) the leading manufacturer of trade windows & doors announced today it has successfully acquired and merged [...]

By |2017-02-15T17:04:52+00:00February 15th, 2017|Categories: business, Businesses bought, buyouts, double glazing industry|

Acquisition: UAP Acquire Fullex

Yesterday we had the news that Prefix Systems had acquired Pavilion Systems Ltd in Sussex, expanding Prefix's national reach and manufacturing capabilities. You can read that story and my thoughts on the takeover here. Today we have yet another major industry acquisition. UAP Limited have acquired Fullex Locks. Here is the statement that has [...]

By |2016-12-15T14:26:33+00:00December 15th, 2016|Categories: business, Businesses bought, businesses for sale, buyouts, double glazing industry|

Prefix Acquire Pavilion Systems

Acquisition season is not yet over. There have been rumours of another one on the horizon. However, this isn't one that perhaps some were expecting. Which means the door still remains open for deals to be done before the end of the year. Prefix Systems have announced that they have acquired Pavilion Systems Ltd, [...]

By |2016-12-16T12:51:23+00:00December 14th, 2016|Categories: business, Businesses bought, businesses for sale, buyouts, double glazing industry|

Acquisition: Polyframe Sells Trade Counter Business And Acquires Stevenswood Limited Site

In all the fuss and energy of the ending of the voting of the National Fenestration Awards, this latest major industry acquisition seems to have passed me by! Still, making amends, this is the reporting and my thoughts on the latest Polyframe acquisition and selling of a portion of their existing business. Polyframe sells [...]

By |2016-12-02T13:42:06+00:00December 2nd, 2016|Categories: business, Businesses bought, businesses for sale, buyouts, double glazing industry|

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