IPCOM ACQUIRES A MAJORITY STAKE IN IBSL GROUP Ltd

IPCOM, the leading European specialist in the distribution and conversion of technical insulation, today announced the acquisition of a majority stake in IBSL Group Ltd (“IBSL”), a renowned convertor (fabricator) of technical insulation materials.

IBSL, based near Newcastle (UK), has been operating since 1989 as a provider of high-performance insulation products. The wider IBSL Group also consists of MW Insulation, based in Manchester (UK). The group employs 46 people.

They have extensive knowledge in the area of industrial and building insulation. Their specialty is the specification, manufacturing, and supply of several materials, such as Cellular Glass, Calcium Silicate, Phenolic, PIR and Mineral Wools. These products and services are utilized in various industries. Their in-house conversion capabilities, combined with the expertise of a technical design team, allow them to supply a comprehensive range of CE-marked insulation products with fast lead times.

Steven Renney, CEO of IBSL “IPCOM is the right partner for IBSL to continue our growth and further enhance our know-how in a structurally growing technical insulation market. We are eager to contribute to IPCOM’s European strategy and work with new colleagues.”

Remco Boerefijn, CEO IPCOM Group, commented: ” IBSL represents an excellent strategic fit with IPCOM”s core business and it’s European expansion strategy. Working together with Steven Renney and his team is a great way for us to enter this segment of the UK market. We look forward to further integrating their expertise and product portfolio into our group. This will strengthen our position in the UK market and further extend our market leadership in Technical Insulation and conversion.”

About IPCOM: IPCOM, headquartered in Belgium, is an ambitious and fast-growing Pan-European group of companies, specialized in the distribution and conversion of innovative solutions for thermal insulation, high-temperature insulation, passive fire protection and acoustic insulation. IPCOM’s customers are installers, international contractors, wholesalers and OEM’s in a wide range of industries and markets. IPCOM employs over 1300 people and delivers its solutions through a network of over 83 outlets across 16 countries in Europe.

To find out more, you can visit:

IPCOM https://www.ipcom.be

IBSL Group https://www.ibslgroup.co.uk

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