TW Metals Acquires Locate Supplies Ltd. In UK

EXTON, PA. (June 4, 2018) — TW Metals, LLC through its UK subsidiary, TW Metals Ltd, has acquired Locate Supplies Ltd, (“Locate”), a metals and plastics distributor headquartered in Scunthorpe, UK.

Locate supplies a wide range of metals including aluminum, stainless, copper, brass and bronze, available in plate, bar and extrusions to industries including engineering and food production. Locate also offers a variety of plastics, as well as value-added services such as water-jet cutting. The company also has a facility in Peterborough, UK.

Gail Thomas, Managing Director of TW Metals, Ltd, said, “As family-owned companies, Locate and TW Metals are proud of their heritage.  Both companies are nimble, responsive, and innovative in the ways we solve problems, answer customers’ needs, and capitalize on opportunities.  Above all, our customers and employees are our highest priority and together we will continue to expand our products, expertise, inventory and capabilities.”  Locate will continue to operate under its own brand name.

Kirk Moore, President and CEO, added, “Joining forces with a company which shares our same philosophy is a top priority for TW Metals, and we are pleased that the current management of Locate will remain on board, bringing with them a wealth of knowledge and experience to our group. This acquisition is an important step in expanding both our footprint and capabilities and will allow us to capitalize on the many attractive growth opportunities within the UK.”

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