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Vp acquires pile cropping specialist

4 Sep 13 Pile breaking specialist Mr Cropper Ltd has been taken over by Vp plc for £4.6m.

Mr Cropper's Power Cropper
Mr Cropper's Power Cropper

Mr Cropper is reckoned to be the market leader in the rental of hydraulic pile cropping machines to the UK groundworks and construction sectors.  It has been in business for 13 years and operates across the UK from two locations in the southeast and Midlands.

Mr Cropper will be integrated within Vp's Groundforce division, complementing its existing piling equipment activities.

Vp chairman Jeremy Pilkington said: "We are very pleased to welcome a market leading business of Mr Cropper's quality to the Vp group.  The specialist nature of the business is an excellent fit for Vp and Mr Cropper will provide complementary activities in support of our other businesses operating in the groundworking and construction sectors."

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