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Selwood has designed and manufactured pumps for over fifty years and is acknowledged the UK leader in this particular field selling a full range of pumps for all applications. This incorporates positive displacement pumps, solids handling, high volume drainers, high head pumps, chopper pumps and hydraulic submersible pumps. Over the last eight years Selwood has introduced a new generation of super silent pumps recognised as the quietest pumps on the market today. These have been specially designed for applications in noise sensitive areas and, with noise levels as low as 55db(A) at full speed and load, are the most environmentally friendly pumps available in the market today. Established for 65 years Selwood is the only UK company that manufactures, hires and sells its own pumps with over 70% now being exported through a worldwide distributor network. Selwood is the No. 1 pump hirer in the UK, operating from a nationwide branch network with a reputation built upon the quality of its extensive pump and plant equipment fleet combined with the service provided by its dedicated local teams Selwood offer an unrivalled depth of technical expertise and on-site service to all of the market sectors served. With a commitment to quality, safety and the environment, Selwood is one of the very few companies within the UK that holds all three recognized standards, ISO 9001, BS OHSAS18001 and ISO 14001. Selwood is also a r


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Selwood acquires Glo Hire and Sales

National Plant and Pump Hire and Sales company Selwood Ltd has announced that it has acquired the trade and assets of Glo Hire and Sales Limited.

Glo Hire and Sales was established in 2002 and operates in the East and South East of England with branches located in Grantham, Dunstable, Heathrow and Folkestone together with facilities in central London. Glo employs a total of 25 people and deals in a wide range of plant, powered access and small tools.

Commenting on this acquisition, Selwood Group Managing Director Chris Garrett said. "This acquisition further strengthens our position in the South East and helps consolidate our position as a leading national plant company. We intend to invest in the operation to ensure its continued success."

Selwood intends to make a seamless transfer of the business. Chris Garrett continues, "On the back of a record year in 2007 we were keen to further develop our business and with a limited amount of re-organisation within both Selwood and Glo, the acquisition will not only strengthen our position in the marketplace, but also allow us to offer a wider range of products and an even greater level of service to both our existing and Glo's customer base."

Established for over 60 years, Selwood has become one of the largest privately owned companies serving the UK construction and industrial markets. It currently owns in excess of 12,000 items of non-operated equipment and over the last two years Selwood has followed a policy of continuously updating its hire fleet committing over £20m in new equipment.

For further information contact Peter Manley, Marketing Manager, on 023 8026 6311

For further information please email Selwood Ltd

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