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Wernick Hire acquires Atco

11 Nov 13 Wernick Hire, the UK’s largest independent supplier of portable and modular accommodation for hire, has just got bigger with the acquisition of Atco Structures & Logistics UK.

An Atco cabin
An Atco cabin

The vendor was Canadian group Atco, which has its roots in trailers and mobile homes.

Based in Banbury, Oxfordshire, Atco UK has annual turnover of £2.5m. Its fleet of around 1500 portable buildings and cabins will be absorbed within Wernick Hire’s nationwide depot network.

Wernick Group chairman David Wernick said: “We are delighted to acquire Atco UK, a company that shares our focus of providing high quality products and services. The deal represents a continuation of our policy to expand through both acquisition and organic growth, backed by an industry leading building quality and service excellence.”

Wernick Hire has invested more than £40m in the last two years in acquisitions, building fleet and freehold sites for depots.

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