TW Metals Acquires Locate Supplies
By Metal Center News Staff
on Jun 19, 2018
TW Metals has acquired Locate Supplies Ltd., a metals and plastic distributor headquartered in Scunthorpe, UK. The acquisition was made by the company’s UK subsidiary, TW Metals Ltd.
Locate stocks a range of materials, including aluminum, stainless, copper, and brass and bronze, in plate, bar and extrusions. Its chief industries include engineering and food production. The company maintains a second facility in Peterborough, UK.
“Joining forces with a company which shares our same philosophy is a top priority for TW Metals, and we are pleased that the current management of Locate will remain on board, bringing with them a wealth of knowledge and experience to our group. This acquisition is an important step in expanding both our footprint and capabilities and will allow us to capitalize on the many attractive growth opportunities within the UK,” says Kirk Moore, president and CEO of TW Metals Ltd.
Locate will continue to operate under its own brand name.