Suttons Group looks set to flex its financial muscles under the leadership of new MD John Sutton and is looking at acquisition targets in the UK food supply chain market. The operator revealed last month that MD Andrew Palmer would retire at the end of its financial year in April, with international division director John Sutton taking the reigns in May. Speaking exclusively to MT, the pair said that Suttons, which now derives the majority of its revenue from business […]
Viridor Waste Management has purchased paper collecting and processing business Pulp Friction for £9m as it looks to diversify. Pulp Friction has an O-licence for up to 28 vehicles and 22 trailers spread across two locations in Erith, Kent. Colin Drummond, chief executive of Viridor, said: “The acquisition of this paper collection and processing business is in line with the group’s strategy of expanding its waste management activities, particularly in collection and recycling.” Pulp Friction processes around 100,000 tonnes of […]
Transportation fuel supplier and distributor Greenergy has bought Barnstaple-based William C. Hockin (Tankers) as part of wider plans to grow its long distance operations.