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£5 billion offer as Knutsford’s AMEC combines with Foster Wheeler

The new company, Amec Foster Wheeler, has a skilled workforce of over 40,000 in more than 50 countries, their combined 2013 annualised scope revenues would have been £5.5 billion with a £6.3bn order book.

The combination strengthens its already considerable positions in North America and Europe and further enhances its established presence in growth markets of the Middle East, Asia and Latin America.

Amec Foster Wheeler designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex infrastructure assets across a range of markets.

Amec Foster Wheeler will now be a major player in the mining, clean energy, power generation, environment and infrastructure markets, using its increased scale to widen and deepen customer relationships.

Chief executive of Amec Foster Wheeler, Samir Brikho, said: “In creating our new company we are building on the proud heritage, skills and customer relationships of two already successful and highly respected businesses.

“Amec Foster Wheeler operates in more than 50 countries worldwide, in strong end markets and throughout the value chain.

“With our strong management team and talented workforce, we will not only serve our customers better, but can also offer our highly skilled employees even better career opportunities.

“I am proud to be leading the combined business into a new phase of growth.”

This was posted in Bdaily's Members' News section by Sophia Taha .

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