Zele, 05/05/2021 – The BontexGeo Group, a European industry leader in the production and sale of geotextiles for civil engineering applications, has agreed on the acquisition of 100 % of the shares of the West Yorkshire (UK) based company ABG Ltd, specialized in the development and sale of geosynthetic systems with a market leading position in the United Kingdom.
Through this acquisition, which was completed on 23 April 2021, BontexGeo will reinforce its position on the important UK market.
ABG Ltd is a market leader in the design, development, manufacture and technical support of high performance geosynthetic systems for use in a wide range of civil engineering, environmental and sustainable building projects. ABG is located in Meltham, situated between Manchester and Leeds.
“This acquisition allows us to strengthen our position in the UK market and reinforces our commitment to invest in growth opportunities following the carve-out from Low & Bonar plc.” explains Rob van der Valk, Managing Director of BontexGeo. “The portfolio and expertise of ABG allow us to continue to build on our success of the last years.”
ABG will remain operational under the same name, as part of the BontexGeo Group. Mr. Alan Bamforth, the managing director of ABG, will remain in his current position to further manage the company together with his team.
“We look forward to our future as part of the BontexGeo Group” says Alan Bamforth, managing director of ABG. “ABG has been working with BontexGeo for a long time and this step will provide opportunities on both sides to benefit even more from each other’s expertise and experience.”
About the BontexGeo Group
BontexGeo is one of the leading suppliers of geotextiles with manufacturing locations and sales offices in Europe. The company is selling into more than 60 countries worldwide. Bontexgeo has a long history, dating back to 1925, in the development and production of technical textiles and has a proven track record of over 30 years in the production and supply of geotextiles. Bontexgeo and its subsidiaries develop, produce and sell high quality geosynthetics and specialty products for the broad construction industry, which help our customers to be successful in their projects. Typical applications include erosion control in coastal protection, road and railway construction projects, membrane protection in landfills and drainage systems.
ABG is a market leader in the design, development, manufacture and technical support of high performance geosynthetic systems for use in a wide range of civil engineering, environmental and sustainable building projects. ABG is based in Meltham which is in the heart of the West Yorkshire Pennines in the UK. Formed in 1988, ABG has developed a reputation for innovation to develop high quality geosynthetics, while delivering outstanding project support and customer service.
For further information:
Rob van der Valk, Managing Director BontexGeo, +31 6 53 33 65 65