Acme snaps up Severn Catering Services
The Blackburn-based Acme Facilities Group, which provides catering, refrigeration, HVAC and fabrication services nationwide, has acquired Severn Catering Services Limited to strengthen its national catering division.
Severn Catering Services (SCS) is based in Gloucester and has been trading since 1985, providing reactive breakdown service and preventative maintenance cover to a wide range of public and private sector organisations throughout mainland UK.
SCS has a network of engineers spread across the country and centred in most major UK cities, including London, Manchester, Birmingham, Newcastle and Edinburgh.
Chris Allen, Group Managing Director – Acme, said: “We are delighted with this latest acquisition and welcome Chris and all the SCS employees into the Group. SCS joining the group supports our vision of becoming the customer’s single source solutions provider”.
“This deal strengthens our engineering coverage and enhances Acme’s expanding catering division while SCS will be able to offer their customers additional services such as the supply and installation of commercial catering equipment, refrigeration and HVAC.”
Chris Hopkins Director at Severn Catering Services, said: “It is with great pleasure and excitement that I join The Acme Facilities Group and assist their expansion.
“I am looking forward to working with Acme and this deal ensures we can continue to deliver the fast, efficient and reliable service the catering industry has come to expect.”
Since launching in 1964, Acme has established a reputation as a company delivering solutions to its clients’ specific requirements.
Added Mr Allen: “Our success has stemmed from a proven ability to deliver quality and affordable services on a national scale and the acquisition of SCS is part of our ongoing expansion strategy”.
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