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Precia-Molen acquire Shering Weighing Ltd

Precia-Molen acquire Shering Weighing

Weighing specialists expand market presence with acquisition of Scottish weighbridge manufacturers

AS part of their strategic expansion in the UK and overseas markets, Precia-Molen have completed the acquisition of Dunfermline-based Shering Weighing Ltd.

Founded in 1946, Shering Weighing are a renowned brand in the UK weighbridge market, thanks to a long tradition of quality, technology and innovation.  In recent years, the company has gained a growing reputation in weighbridges and driver operated systems, enjoying a large client base comprising product sales and maintenance contracts in both domestic and overseas markets.

Precia-Molen are well-positioned to deliver weighing solutions globally with operating companies in 10 European countries, as well as international operations in Brazil, Australia, India, Malaysia and Morocco supported by a network of agents/distributors.

Rene Colombel, chairman and managing director of Precia-Molen, commented: ‘This exciting acquisition forms part of the group’s strategic development to grow the business globally. Both companies share strong family values and this synergy makes Shering a perfect fit for our business.’

John Swinburne, managing director of Precia-Molen UK, added: ‘The acquisition of Shering Weighing will benefit our customers by providing an increased product portfolio, particularly dynamic weighing and vessel weighing products, to satisfy a wide range of weighing solutions. Additionally, an increased service resource will help us to deliver enhanced levels of service to both Precia-Molen and Shering Weighing customers.’

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