Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Scottish engineering contractor swoops for Leeds business

Ross-shire Engineering (RSE) a Scottish engineering and manufacturing contractor has acquired a majority shareholding in Leeds-based Saftronics.

Formed in 1979, Saftronics specialise in process control systems and LV switchboards for a wide variety of applications across many industrial sectors.

The acquisition sees RSE move further south down the UK as the business continues to develop and expand its offering.

Saftronics boasts a purpose built 2,400m² design, manufacturing and testing facility and currently employs employ 110 people.

The deal will see RSE take up a majority equity share in the business whilst retaining the key skills of the Saftronics Management Team.

“Having worked very closely with RSE for many years, the integration represents a truly great fit for Saftronics and will enable both RSE and ourselves to provide a much more enhanced offering to our customers than ever before,” said Saftronics MD Mark Godfrey.

MD Allan Dallas added: “We have worked extensively with the company and staff over a number of years and they will complement our services and growth strategy.

“Their focus on quality and innovation are a natural fit to what RSE are about as a company.”

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