SWEDISH refrigeration wholesaler
G & L Beijer, owners of Dean & Wood, is to buy
United Refrigeration's refrigeration wholesale operations in
France and the UK form a reported 23.3m pounds.
United Refrigeration, which is one of the largest
distributors of refrigeration products and comfort cooling
systems in the USA, has decided to concentrate its
operations on the North American market.
The French company in the deal, Cofriset, reports sales of
£50m and has 125 employees. United Refrigeration's UK
business has sales of £8.7m and employs 44.
Announcing his delight at the move, Dean & Wood's UK md
John Billson said "We look forward to working with a
friendly competitor that will provide a separate and
distinctive service offering. We will be in contact with
both customers and suppliers in due course to provide