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Management Buyout at Procters

Last updated: Thursday, September 3, 2020 - Save & Share

A management buyout has been completed by one of the UK’s oldest fencing companies, Welsh based Procter Brothers which can trace its family roots back to 1740.

The Caerphilly-based manufacturer and service provider, has made the move that will ensure the future of Procter Machine Safety and Procter Contracts.

Over the yerars Procter Brothers benefits has centred on traditional craftsmanship and care for customers and employees, with up-to-date production technologies. Procter Machine Safety designs, manufactures and installs machine guards and provides machinery safety services, while Procter Contracts designs, manufactures and installs entrance gates, fencing, security systems and street furniture.

The management buyout was led by Procter Bros’ existing managing director John Procter and his management team. John Procter assumes the role of group managing director, taking on the mantle from his father, Jeremy Procter (pictured) who remains involved with the business as an advisor.

Following the management buyout, the firm continues to be family-owned, as it has been since 1740. Procter Brothers employs over 110 people at its site at Pantglas Industrial Estate in Bedwas, Caerphilly.

Customers will find that it is ‘business as usual’ following the management buyout, as all key staff are being retained and existing orders fulfilled.

Significant investment that is now being planned for improvements to the factory, development of an e-commerce website, as well as complementary products and services.

“I am delighted to have led the acquisition of Procter Brothers Ltd, where I have worked as managing director for over six years,’ said John Proctor. “We are a market leaders in machine safety, security fencing and automatic gates and I am committed to growing the business further and cementing our position within the industries we serve.”

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