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Kilwaughter Minerals Ltd acquire Alumasc Facades

Posted on 01 November 2018


Kilwaughter Minerals Limited, a Northern Ireland based manufacturer, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Alumasc Facades, from Alumasc Exterior Building Products Limited part of the Alumasc Group PLC. The acquisition for an undisclosed sum is in line with the Kilwaughter growth strategy to build a long term sustainable business across the UK and Ireland.

Kilwaughter are a privately-owned business with operations covering a combined area of over 75 acres. The business is an established quarry and mineral processer who manufacture and distribute innovative limestone based products under the market leading K Rend and Kilwaughter Lime brands. Kilwaughter are the UK’s largest independent manufacturer of silicone render.

Alumasc Facades is a leading UK supplier of External Wall Insulation systems and render products. Offering a premium and diverse range of tested and certified systems suitable for all types of construction, Alumasc Facades has proven experience in new build and refurbishment schemes.

The acquisition creates an exciting opportunity for Kilwaughter Minerals to strengthen and expand its product offering in the construction market across the UK and Ireland. Commenting on the acquisition Kilwaughter’s Managing Director Simon McDowell said:

‘We are delighted to have completed the acquisition of Alumasc Facades and we are looking forward to integrating our new colleagues into the company. The acquisition supports our strategy of becoming the brand of choice, investing for growth and ensuring a long-term sustainable business. The acquisition will provide us with a major growth opportunity to develop the business with our greater operational scale, access to raw materials and expertise in manufacturing render whilst utilising Alumasc’s extensive range of system solutions, routes to market and technical expertise in the EWI market.”

Following the acquisition Kilwaughter Minerals Limited will be one of the leading Render manufacturers and External Wall Insulation suppliers in the UK and Ireland. Kilwaughter now employ around 200 people across 2 manufacturing sites with 6 distribution facilities.