Gloucester-based P&M Group, which owns ISD Solutions, the UK’s leading specialist contractor in composite panel construction, cold stores, data centres, firewalls and industrial waterproofing, has acquired PLG Insulations, an industrial insulation company, in a move that extends the range of complementary services offered to clients.
Specialising in pipe and tank insulation primarily in the refrigeration sector and offering a range of services from fabrication and installation to feasibility studies, energy conservation analysis and planned maintenance, PLG Insulations will sit perfectly alongside ISD Solutions. Together the P&M Group believes the vertical integration of services will offer customers greater energy reductions, improved design and construction efficiencies and overall cost reductions from effectively one contractor.
Gareth Ross, Financial Director for the P&M Group, who is responsible for integrating the new company within the group commented: “PLG Insulations’ expertise and customer base provides an excellent fit with ISD Solutions and, importantly it has the right company ethos to become part of the P&M Group of companies. It introduces further diversification and opportunities for the group and using our management expertise, we plan to work with the new and existing staff to gain efficiencies and develop the business into an Industry leader, using our proven business model.”
PLG Insulations will keep its own unique identity, but draw on the group’s business processes, client base and marketing expertise to create another strong brand. Gareth Ross concludes: “Through our subsidiary ISD Solutions we have in depth experience of delivering highly complex projects to clients such as ASDA, Brakes, Sainsbury, Grifols and Waitrose. PLG Insulations further reinforces our group competencies and already we are seeing massive opportunities in terms of labour and infrastructure to strengthen the work force and grow the business. Working with stakeholders, our focus is to enhance the industry, develop quality standards for industrial insulation and establish an accredited apprenticeship programme to secure the long term engineering and manufacturing skill sets for the industry and the company.”
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ISD Solutions is the UK’s leading contractor in composite panel construction and cladding projects from cold stores, food processing facilities & distribution centres to clean rooms & data centres. A pioneer in thermally efficient, single envelope construction, ISD also offers a full range of modular cold store solutions for the grocery, hospitality and pharmaceutical sectors. A diverse customer base of blue chip organisations includes Ocado, Aldi, Partner Logistics, Waitrose and Sainsbury’s.
With offices and manufacturing facilities in Gloucester, ISD’s capabilities include a cold store maintenance division providing planned maintenance or emergency call out for temperature critical storage facilities and a new Industrial Waterproofing division covering roofing projects as well as bridge decks, loading bays and car parks.
PLG Insulations Ltd is an Industrial Insulation Company established in 1984. Since 1987 PLG has primarily specialised in Refrigeration and Steam/Boiler work, hot and cold insulation, expanding in the insulation field of Cold Store and Panel Fabrication work. Additionally, PLG Insulations provides consultancy and tailored services.« back to PLG News
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