Bradman Lake acquires Ibonhart (Norwich) Ltd

Retford, UK, Tuesday 19th September 2017.

Bradman Lake Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of the multi-disciplined UK engineering group, Langley Holdings plc, has today acquired the business and operations of Ibonhart (Norwich) Ltd.

Ibonhart, established for more than 3 decades, is a specialised and innovative manufacturer of bread and baked goods bagging, slicing and packaging machinery which will complement Bradman Lake’s product offering to the bakery sector.

Established in 1948, The Bradman Lake Group is a leader in packaging technology solutions to the food industry incorporating the world-renowned Autowrappers and Europack brands, and is an innovator of flexible automation using parallel axis robotic technology.

"We are very pleased to have completed this acquisition" said Bradman Lake Managing Director John Marlee “The synergies between the two companies are clear and the products complementary, providing a solid platform from which to strengthen and grow Bradman Lake’s position in the baked products sector by combining the products and services of both organisations”.

Bradman Lake is located in the UK and USA with regional offices in Russia, India and a network of independent sales and service partners around the world.

Ibonhart (Norwich Ltd acquired by Bradman Lake Ltd today

About Bradman Lake

Established in 1948, Bradman Lake is a leader in integrated packaging technology. From distribution and feeding systems, flow wrapping, cartoning, loading and closing to case packing, shrink wrapping and roll wrapping, Bradman Lake’s solution based approach is gained from thousands of installations around the world.

Bradman Lake is located in the UK and USA with regional offices in Russia and India, and is a wholly owned subsidiary of the multi-disciplined UK engineering group, Langley Holdings plc

About Ibonhart

Formed in 1980 in Norwich UK, Ibonhart is a specialised producer of high capacity automatic bread slicing and packaging equipment for the bakery and ancillary industries, exporting machinery all over the world with international agents in many countries including Australia, Russia, Holland, South Africa and Romania.

The company is able to meet specific market challenges including product robustness, ease of maintenance and climatic extremes. A bespoke design and installation service is also offered for new equipment as well as full refurbishment and reconditioning of used machinery.

About Langley Holdings

Langley Holdings PLC is a diverse, privately owned engineering and industrial group based in the United Kingdom with principal operating divisions located in Germany and France and more than 80 subsidiaries worldwide. The group's companies produce equipment ranging from electrical systems for data centers, machinery for cement and steel plants to food packaging systems, automotive welding equipment and printing presses. The company was founded in 1975 by the current Chairman & CEO, Tony Langley. Today, the group has annual revenues approaching €1 billion, is entirely debt free and employs around 4,300 people worldwide. Click here to download financial reports.