Wipes manufacturer acquires competitors to strengthen sector presence

From left: Brian Whitney, David Beardsworth, Steve Oldfield, David Thompson, Julian Ashworth
Manchester-based supplier of healthcare and industrial fabrics, Technical Textile Services, which trades as Techtex, has announced the acquisition of two competitors, Whitminster International, and Klenzeen. The sum paid is undisclosed, but the newly-enlarged business enjoys a £20m-plus turnover, and the deal makes Middleton-based Techtex the largest UK independent manufacturer of high-quality cleansing wipes, taking its workforce to 90. With two divisions supplying healthcare and industry, the company sources non-woven fabrics... For the full story register now for free or login below...