Suttons Group has purchased 800 new baffle isotanks in a £10m deal to boost its ability to move a wider range of liquids and fluids. The company, which delivers products and services to the chemicals, gases, fuels and food sectors, will now have more baffle tanks than non-baffle tanks in its trailer fleet. The Cheshire-based firm has already taken delivery of 500 of the baffle isotanks, with the remaining 300 set to enter operation during the next six months. Andrew […]
Widnes-based Sutton Group has acquired Imperial Tankers, the bulk chemical transport arm of Hargreaves, creating a single bulk tanker fleet of some 700 units with a combined turnover of approximately £114m from UK operations alone.
John Sutton is the grandson of Suttons Group founder Alf Sutton, who started trading in 1926 with a horse and cart.
Andrew Palmer, MD at Motor Transport Award-winning Suttons Group, is to retire at the end of April. John Sutton, who currently manages the group’s international division, will take on Palmer’s responsibilities as group MD from 1 May. Palmer (pictured second from right with Christine Bond of Mexichem Fluor) will step down from his full-time executive role on 30 April, but will join parent company Thomas Cradley Holdings’ (TCH) board as non-executive director in May. TCH chairman Michael Sutton said: “The […]