Construction Product Group (CPG) Europe is pleased to announce the acquisition of VEDA France, a mechanical movement joint and fire barrier manufacturer.
This acquisition provides our family of brands with the technical expertise to design, specify and manufacturer expansion covers and fire stopping solutions for horizontal and vertical linear joints to service the needs of the construction market. VEDA, a brand which has been operating for 30 years, is uniquely positioned to service both movement joints and fire barrier solutions and will become part of the CPG portfolio of brands, alongside Nullifire, Flowcrete, Vandex, Tremco, Dryvit and Nudura.
As a result of this acquisition, CPG Europe will be able to service customers with a complete range of mechanical movement joints, as well as an extensive range of tested and validated fire stopping systems, including ropes, blankets, and filler boards.
The founder and former owner of VEDA, Georges Gauthier, will continue to lead the company and VEDA’s twenty-five employees, who will be taken on by CPG Europe.
President of CPG Europe, Richard Hill commented, “With many governments increasing investments in infrastructure projects, the addition of VEDA France is timely and offers an incredible opportunity to leverage its proven portfolio globally through CPG Europe.”
“We look forward to integrating VEDA’s trusted line of movement joints and fire stopping products, which will strengthen our existing portfolio of products and services designed to maintain the six sides of the building’s envelope.”
Managing Director of CPG UK Ltd, John Gordon added, “This is a fantastic opportunity for the UK business and will allow us to extend our existing offering of Mechanical and Fire Rated movement joints across our core business segments, Flooring, Car Park Decks, Fire Protection and Facades. As well as reinforcing our technical and specification capabilities in this area.”
“We look forward to working alongside our customers and partners over the coming months, to provide more details on the full spectrum of movement joints and fire barrier solutions. Which will only help strength out current market position”
“All the product brands housed within CPG UK cover a wide array of different construction needs, and provide a wealth of complex services, support and systems that are rarely found together under one roof.”
“Employees at CPG UK, have undergone training to understand the new products now available to us via this acquisition, but will we continue to be supported by the technical experts that join us from VEDA France.”
VEDA products have been used in structures and infrastructures around the world such as Mexico City Airport, Singapore Sports Hub, the Great Mosque of Algiers, and the Philharmonic Hall in Paris. For further information of how this acquisition could support your upcoming construction projects, please contact a member of the CPG UK Sales team on +44 (0) 1942 251 400 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
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