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Selwood acquires Siltbuster group, aims for single point of contact for pumping and water treatment

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Workdry International, the holding company of Selwood, has acquired parts of water treatment specialist Siltbuster Group.

Hampshire based Selwood has a network of 21 pump rental branches around the UK. The Siltbuster businesses will remain based in Monmouth, Wales, with their 60 employees continuing to work across the UK.

Chris Garrett, Selwood CEO, said: “This is a major strategic acquisition for Selwood, broadening our offering to the industries we work with and further reinforcing our position as the country’s leading pump rental solutions providers.”

Siltbuster CEO Dr Richard Coulton, who will continue to lead the Siltbuster business, said: “Siltbuster was built on innovation, and in our discussions with Selwood it became clear that Selwood shares our passion for developing and providing innovative full service solutions.

“We are proud to have become the UK’s leader in this sector and are very excited about building on this position with the benefit of Selwood’s scale, reputation and expertise.”

The acquisition will allow Siltbuster’s teams to offer Selwood pump rental products and expertise alongside its water treatment services.