VINCI Energies acquires AND Automation

VINCI Energies acquires AND Automation

Solihull-based VINCI Energies UK & RoI has strengthened its industrial automation offering with the acquisition of Nottingham-headquartered AND Automation.

The deal enhances the existing services offered by Actemium, part of VINCI, which has provided electrical engineering design, project management and installation services in the UK since 1907.

The management team of AND said: “This is excellent news for AND Automation and a real opportunity to grow the business with the backup of such a strong group as VINCI.

“The AND Automation team have worked very hard since its creation in 2002 to become a successful company and we are delighted to be joining the group.

“This will bring new opportunities to AND Automation, not only in increasing our visibility in the market but also in sharing with VINCI Energies our respective wealth of experience and expertise.”

Rochdi Ziyat, chief executive officer of VINCI Energies UK & RoI, added: “We are delighted to welcome AND Automation in our Group and are convinced that this is a significant milestone for both AND Automation & VINCI Energies UK & RoI.

“This added-value expertise is a key asset, strengthening our Actemium UK offering and enabling us to operate at the core process of our customers by building and improving their production facilities. We look forward to a successful relationship together.”

AND Automation was formed in 2002 and has offices in Nottingham, Newcastle upon Tyne and Northampton.

With 47 directly employed staff, annual turnover is in excess of £5m per annum.