A Bristol-based manufacturing and engineering enterprise has expanded with its second acquisition of an industrial part firm throughout the previous six months.
Avon Group, primarily based on South Liberty Lane in Bedminster, has acquired gasket producer Scandura after including Gloucestershire firm Edgewest Plastics to the group in October.
Scandura, primarily based in Corby, Northamptonshire, specialises in supplying specialist gaskets and industrial rubber merchandise to a variety of business sectors together with automotive, white items manufacturing, petrochemicals and aerospace.
Edgewest Plastics, primarily based in Malvern View Enterprise park in Bishop’s Cleeve, north of Cheltenham, provides plastic-moulded elements to a few of the UK’s largest producers of plumbing and toilet merchandise.
Avon Group will retain the staff, tools and premises of each companies, which can proceed to function autonomously as a part of the group.
The household owned Avon Group now includes eight group companies primarily based across the UK and the US with a gaggle turnover of £80million.
Group Director Mark Rushin mentioned the addition of Scandura and Edgewest Plastics would make a “important contribution” to Avon Group’s development ambitions.
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Mr Rushin mentioned: “After 40 years of constant development, Avon Group has not solely exhibited great resilience however now we have continued to develop all through the pandemic.
“The acquisition of each Edgewest and Scandura complement the group completely and each mark vital steps in our formidable plans to be the ‘provider of alternative’ for each buyer within the markets through which we function.
Avon Group was established by Mr Rushin’s father Alan in 1979. The enterprise has grown and diversified its companies to incorporate the availability of automotive elements and it’s a main producer of rubber seals and gaskets for aerosols.