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Engineering, industrial & welding products

£5m to £10m
Retail & wholesale
North East England, North West England, Wales
06 May 2021

Business description

The company is renowned as a leading distributor of products for the welding, fabrication and mechanical engineering markets, earning an excellent reputation as a provider of first-class services with competitive pricing. 

Operating on a primarily regional basis, the company has experienced significant growth since its foundation and is renowned within its market as a dependable one-stop shop, specialising in the supply of high-quality, innovative products, bespoke solutions and excellent customer service, supported with extensive in-house industry expertise.

Having built up a strong and highly respected business, our clients are now offering the company for sale as part of their long-term exit strategies.


  • Products supplied include abrasives, PPE, welding products, fasteners, hand tools and power tools. 
  • Maintains a high volume of stock on-site at all times, utilising an in-house delivery function to optimise profitability and streamline processes.
  • Operates across a broad range of sectors, with a particular prevalence within the fabrication, engineering and manufacturing industries. 
  • Currently works with over 1,000 clients based across the UK, maintaining strong, long-standing relationships, a number of which span over several decades.
  • Highly experienced management team in place, benefitting from extensive industry expertise and possessing the skills required to manage day-to-day operations on an ongoing basis.


Turnover (£'000) Adjusted EBITDA (£'000)
2018 (Actual) 6,120 855
2019 (Actual) 7,551 740
2020 (Actual) 9,205 1,280
2021 (Forecast) 7,500 868
  • Achieved turnover of £9.2 million in YE20, with an adjusted EBITDA in excess of £1.2 million. 
  • The company has achieved consistent year-on-year growth across the last three years, with turnover increasing by 50% between YE18 and YE20.
  • Maintains strong gross profit margins, averaging 34% across the last three years. 
  • Benefits from a diverse client base, maintaining a presence in a wide range of sectors, ensuring that the business has no reliance on any key accounts to supply revenue. 
  • Owing to the nature of its operations, the company has been unaffected by the Covid-19 pandemic, with turnover and adjusted EBITDA reaching record levels in YE20.

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