Bradbury adds Italian group
Feb. 21, 2014
by World Grain Staff
MOUNDRIDGE, KANSAS, U.S. — The Bradbury Co., Inc. announced the addition of Bradbury Group Italy Srl. The acquisition is consistent with the growth strategy of The Bradbury Group and expands their product offering to include continuous PUR/PIR insulated sandwich panel equipment. The Bradbury Group employs over 600 people and is present in 14 countries on five continents.
Bradbury Group Italy Srl (BGI), located in Tribano, Italy, will conduct its manufacturing operations from a 214,000-square-foot facility which includes sales, engineering, machining, assembly and testing of equipment.
Tony Green has been appointed the president of BGI after serving 18 years as the managing director of Bradbury International UK Ltd. BGI will serve a wide range of industries including metal building, cold storage, HVAC, garage door, entry door and injection molding.
“Bradbury Group Italy will utilize the assets of Industrie Pu.Ma. to continue their tradition as the world leader in insulated panel technology while utilizing our existing Group locations to serve a geographically diverse customer base. We are pleased to be involved with the highly trained and very competent staff of Industrie Pu.Ma. who have joined us at BGI,” said David Cox, president and chief operating officer of The Bradbury Group. “Our intentions are to use our exclusive right to Industrie Pu.Ma. engineering to service and support their existing customer’s and the installed equipment base. Our investment in the sandwich panel arena started with the acquisition of Bradbury Group Australia with the production of solid core sandwich panel EPS and mineral wool laminating equipment and now follows the natural progression to continuous PUR/PIR automated equipment by BGI. Our customers can be confident in the ability of our global sales, engineering and service teams to proactively support their continuous and discontinuous systems.”