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In line with its strategy of building the business

Macfarlane Group PLC the UK-based distributor of protective packaging, has confirmed the acquisition of Teesside-based Armagrip Limited.

Armagrip is a well-established protective packaging distribution business that focuses on customers primarily in the industrials sector across the North of England from its operating base in Chilton, Durham, and generated sales revenue of £1.6m in 2019. Macfarlane has acquired the inventory and goodwill of the business for an undisclosed consideration. Armagrip has eight employees, all of whom will transfer across to Macfarlane.

Peter Atkinson, Chief Executive of Macfarlane, said, “Armagrip is a successful, profitable business with a loyal customer base and an experienced team of people. I am confident that this acquisition will further strengthen Macfarlane’s business in the North of England.”