Lifting Gear UK Acquired by Axel Johnson’s Lifting Solutions
Lifting Solutions, a business group within Stockholm based Axel Johnson International, has strengthened its presence in the British rental market through the acquisition of Lifting Gear UK, a complete lifting solutions provider with focus on equipment hire.
Lifting Gear UK was founded in 2007 and has 12 strategically located depots across England and Scotland, from Glasgow in the north to Bridgwater in the south. Lifting Gear UK is a complete lifting solutions provider with focus on equipment hire, but their offering also includes product sales and services such as heavy lifting projects and bespoke design and fabrication. Their success and strong growth can be attributed to their solid product know-how and outstanding customer service that have supported them in building a loyal customer base.
“Becoming part of Lifting Solutions group will provide us with an excellent platform to further expand our presence and streamline our supply chain. We are looking forward to working closer with the group to further enhance our excellent customer service,” says Andrew Harrison, Managing Director, Lifting Gear UK.
“I believe that Axel Johnson International is the ideal owner to help grow Lifting Gear UK’s business and brand recognition. I am confident that the group’s culture and knowledge of the industry will support further growth of the company,” comments Chris Turner, former shareholder and founder of Lifting Gear UK.
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