Demolition company snatches vacuum excavation firm from jaws of administration.
Manchester-based demolition specialist PP O’Connor has bought the vacuum excavation trucks business of failed rival GPL from administrators.
Headquartered in Salford, the Galvac business operates nationally, employing 28 staff.
The acquisition provides growing £33 million turnover PP O’Connor with an industry-leading fleet of vacuum excavation trucks that can service a national footprint supporting major infrastructure contracts and utilities with the latest innovation in safe dig techniques.
Charmaine O’Connor, chief executive of P. P. O’Connor Group, said: “We are delighted that we have been able to acquire Galvac and secure the jobs of its team so quickly.
“We are looking forward to welcoming the members of the Galvac team into P.P. O’Connor. This acquisition complements the range of services we offer to our clients and it’s testament to the hard work of everyone at P. P. O’Connor that we are able to expand our business further in such a positive manner.”
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