SIG HAS ANNOUNCED the acquisition of Penlaw & Company Ltd, suppliers of building materials to contractors, builders and developers.
First established in 1977, Penlaw & Company Ltd employs 130 staff and operates from five sites in the UK.
Under the ownership of SIG, Penlaw & Company Ltd will continue to trade under its existing brand supported by the full backing of SIG Distribution’s national supply network and product range.
News of the acquisition comes at a pivotal time for SIG Distribution as the business rolls out its plans to strengthen its offering to customers nationwide. The acquisition of Penlaw & Company Ltd quickens this rollout and increases its service offering.
Philip Johns, Managing Director of SIG UK, said: “As a business, we have been closely following Penlaw & Company Ltd’s impressive growth across the past decade and recognise them as a respected construction materials supply specialist. That’s why we are so delighted to welcome them to the SIG family. With a reputation for customer service excellence, we are sure that Penlaw & Company Ltd team will help us further enhance our offering to customers nationwide.”
“Indeed, the acquisition serves as further testament to our commitment to supporting the industry. This year has certainly had more than its fair share of uncertainty, but via our new partnership with Penlaw & Company Ltd, we are seeking to provide renewed confidence to the wider industry as we head towards 2022.”
Speaking after the acquisition was completed, Paul Glackin, Group Managing Director of Penlaw, said: “After 44 years as an independent distributor, we are delighted to become part of SIG, especially at this exciting stage in its Return to Growth Strategy. Myself and my senior team are fully confident that this will be a very positive step for all our stakeholders, offering increased opportunities to our staff, an improved service package to our customers and enhanced relationships with our suppliers.”