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Hevac Group has been acquired by Wolseley UK

We are delighted to announce that Hevac Group, with its associated brands including (Tube Company of Ireland, Origen, Polytherm, Aluminox), Heat Merchants and Tubs & Tiles have been acquired by Wolseley UK today 14th April 2022. Wolseley UK are the leading plumbing, heating and cooling and infrastructure trade specialist in the United Kingdom. The acquisition is subject to clearance from the Irish Competition and Consumer Protection Commission.

The businesses combined employ over 400 people in 47 locations in the Republic of Ireland. All jobs will be retained, and it is also planned that the individual brands will be retained.

All businesses will continue to operate as they do at present. Trading will continue as normal and all services to our customers will continue as usual. All business support services and distribution services will also continue as they do at present.

Simon Oakland, CEO Wolseley UK, commented: “This is a very exciting announcement for Wolseley as it acquires Heat Merchants, Tubs & Tiles, and Hevac, all well-known brands in Ireland providing a local and personal service, which Wolseley will further build on. Wolseley, itself, is undergoing an ambitious growth strategy through business acquisition and this latest announcement is a key part of this.”

Garrett White, Director of Hevac, said the company was incredibly optimistic about the substantial opportunities presented by this acquisition by Wolseley.

"The new ownership will allow us to contribute the appropriate resources and skills to further invest in Hevac and leverage Wolseley's broader operational capabilities," he added. 

About Wolseley

Wolseley is a leading specialist provider of plumbing, heating, cooling, and utility products to trade customers. Trading under a number of leading UK brands including Wolseley Plumb & Parts, Wolseley Pipe, Wolseley Climate, William Wilson, Jointing Tech, Burdens, and Fusion Utilities. It has around 560 branches nationally, three centres of excellence in the utilities divisions, support centres in Warwick and Ripon, and three distribution centres.

In each of the sectors it supplies, Wolseley acts as a trusted partner, providing a range of enhanced services and expertise to help customers to win more work, trade more efficiently and ultimately be more profitable. Customers benefit from the skills, knowledge and expertise of its people, the range of complimentary products and service offerings, its scale, its bespoke logistics network and a market leading digital suite of services.

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