Elcometer Limited acquires Sagola S.A

Three years after the successful launch of their new Abrasive Blast Equipment Division, Elcometer, world leaders in the supply of equipment to the coatings industry are pleased to announce their acquisition of Sagola SA, a leading manufacturer and supplier of paint spray equipment to the automotive and industrial refinishing sectors.

“We are delighted to welcome Sagola into the Elcometer family,” said Michael Sellars, Managing Director of Elcometer. “Sagola’s industry leading range of high quality spray guns, pumps and filtration systems for the automotive & industrial markets sits perfectly alongside Elcometer’s range of blast, coating inspection and ultrasonic NDT equipment and takes Elcometer closer towards their strategic objective of providing a comprehensive range of products to meet their customers’ requirements – throughout the coatings process.”

Alejandro Sanchez, CEO and Owner of Sagola SA stated “Elcometer’s values and growth plans are an ideal for everyone at Sagola. Elcometer’s global office and distribution networks will allow Sagola to expand into new markets whilst allowing everyone at Sagola to focus on their continued growth in the automotive refinishing sector.”

“This is great news to the customers of Elcometer and Sagola and the Coatings Industry as a whole,” commented Enrique Sanchez, Operations and Research Director and Owner of Sagola, “I am delighted that both Alejandro and I will continue to work at Sagola, as we enter the next chapter together.”

About Elcometer

Founded in 1947, Elcometer (www.elcometer.com) is a 7th generation family owned business and is a leading manufacturer and supplier to the coatings industry. Elcometer’s wide range of products are spread across three business divisions – Abrasive Blasting, Coating Inspection & Physical Test Equipment and, Non-Destructive Test (NDT) Equipment.

Elcometer is based in Manchester UK and exports over 90% of the products they manufacture through its offices in France, Germany, Japan, The Netherlands, Singapore, UAE and the USA and its global distribution network which covers over 170 countries around the World.

About Sagola

Sagola (www.sagola.com) is a second generation Spanish family business, based in Vitoria Gasteiz - the capital of the Basque Region for the past 65 years, it has a proud history in the design, manufacture and sales of high quality, cutting edge, spray guns, pumps and filtration systems for the automotive and industrial refinishing sectors.

For more information regarding this acquisition, Elcometer or Sagola, please contact:

Elcometer – Michael Sellars
Email: michael.sellars@elcometer.com

Sagola – Alejandro Sánchez
Email: asanchez@sagola.com

Visit: www.elcometer.com www.sagola.com