Leicestershire consultancy firm gobbles up Derbyshire counterpart

Philip Chatfield and Keith Williamson

A Kegworth-based food and drink supply chain consultancy has bought a South Derbyshire counterpart.

Integrated Food Projects, which provides independent advice to food and drink businesses including Samworth Brothers and Kerry Foods, has swopped for Structural Design Associates.

Bosses at Integrated Food Projects says the deal will boost turnover by 40% this year.

Chief executive Philip Chatfield said: “We’ve worked with Structural Design Associates to deliver projects in the past, so we know their level of expertise and standard of work, is high. This is part of our strategy to enable IFP to become self-sufficient in delivering complete facility design.

“Our plan is to both grow capacity in the services SDA already offer, while also broadening their scope by expanding their civil engineering design capability over the next twelve months.”

Keith Williamson, owner of Structural Design Associates, added: “Everyone at Structural Design Associates is looking forward to working with Integrated Food Projects and adding to their long-established project management business.

“We are confident that we will be able to further develop the practice to offer existing and new clients a broader scope of quality services and build on our success to date in working with clients such as ATL, Repton School, David Nieper and Burton Albion FC.”

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