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Award-winning manufacturer acquires local firm

Tewkesbury-based Geometric Manufacturing has announced the acquisition of Precision Engineering Pieces (PEP).

Geometric Manufacturing Ltd, based in Shannon Way, is a leading provider of enclosures and mechanical components to the Defence and Security industry.

It has announced the acquisition of the business and assets of Precision Engineering Pieces Ltd, a highly regarded precision sheet metal fabrication and finishing company based at Ashchurch.

PEP previously entered a pre-pack administration process to ensure a smooth transition for its valuable operations and to secure continued employment for its skilled workforce.

The acquisition encompasses PEP's entire business and assets, including its state-of-the-art equipment, experienced personnel, and established customer base.

This strategic move strengthens Geometric's position within the industry by adding complementary capabilities, improving supply chain integration and enhancing product offerings.

The combined headcount will be around 90, with combined revenues at around £8.5 million.

Paul Wenham, managing director at Geometric Manufacturing Ltd, said: "We are committed to providing a seamless transition for Precision Engineering Pieces Ltd's employees and customers. This acquisition secures jobs and preserves over 40 years of excellence in the sheet metal fabrication sector. We are excited to welcome PEP's talented team and their expertise."

Geometric is a renowned delivery partner to the defence and security sectors with world leading customers who are prime contractors and mid-tier systems providers. Award-winning for its growth and use of innovation, Geometric now occupies over 50,000 sq.ft of industrial space across three sites in the Tewkesbury area, serving a customer base across the whole UK and beyond.

Originally established in 1980, Precision Engineering Pieces Ltd has long been recognised for its high quality sheet metal fabrications and treatment facilities.

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