FM Conway acquire Berkshire Macadam
Acquisition boosts company’s asphalt supply capacity with new plants in Reading and Aldershot
INFRASTRUCTURE services company FM Conway have acquired Berkshire Macadam Ltd, manufacturers and suppliers of bitumen and asphalt, for an undisclosed sum.
Berkshire Macadam employ 13 staff and operate two asphalt plants at Reading, in Berkshire, and Aldershot, in Hampshire.
FM Conway say the acquisition is part of their strategy to ensure they are well positioned to boost asphalt supply for highways customers operating on both the strategic and local road networks.
The two new plants, which produce a total of 80,000 tonnes a year, will complement the company’s existing state-of-the-art facilities at Erith (pictured) and Heathrow.
Michael Conway, chief executive officer of FM Conway, said: ‘Continued investment in our plant infrastructure underpins our self-delivery model.
‘This acquisition will strengthen our production capability and ability to provide customers with greater network coverage and the added security that comes hand in hand with on-demand access to high-quality materials.’
He continued: ‘These two new plants will build on the success of our Erith and Heathrow facilities, which have set a benchmark for asphalt recycling, ensuring that our clients can leverage the environmental and economic benefits which come from resource efficiency.’
Through their self-delivery model, FM Conway offer a comprehensive service across the entire lifecycle of a project, from production and design to construction and maintenance.
The model ensures that in-house expertise is available across the breadth of the company’s services and is said to result in higher standards, lower costs and more efficient delivery for clients.