19 April 2021
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Avon Group acquires Edgewest Plastics and Scandura

Bristol-based Avon Group has made its second key acquisition in the last six months: Edgewest Plastics (UK) in October, and now Scandura Ltd.

Edgewest Plastics, based near Cheltenham in Gloucestershire, was established in the 1980s and supplies plastic-moulded components to some of the UK’s largest manufacturers of plumbing and bathroom products.

Scandura, based in Corby, Northamptonshire, is a longest-established gasket manufacturer in the UK. Formerly part of the OSL Group, it specialises in supplying specialist gaskets and industrial rubber products to a wide range of industry sectors including automotive, white goods manufacturing, petrochemicals and aerospace.

Avon Group is a multi-site, specialist manufacturing and engineering group. Privately owned and with a turnover exceeding £80 million, the business comprises eight companies based around the UK and in the US. It now provides of automotive components and develops and manufactures rubber seals for aerosols.

Mark Rushin, group director, said: “The acquisition of both Edgewest and Scandura complement the group perfectly and both mark important steps in our ambitious plans to be the ‘supplier of choice’ for every customer in the markets in which we operate.

“We will be retaining the employees, equipment and premises of both businesses and they will continue to operate autonomously.”

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