Engineering supplier Burdens in administration

BURDENS, a major supplier to the engineering sector, has fallen into administration.

Three partners from the Manchester office of Duff & Phelps, the insolvency practice, have been appointed to the long-standing group, which was founded in the 1920s and is headquartered in Bristol.

Last month the company sold 22 of its 38 branches to Wolseley plc. At that time the business had a turnover of more than £250m with over 750 employees.

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