The Sudbury-based MEL Group has announced the acquisition of another engineering company, Didsbury Engineering, based in Wilmslow, Cheshire.
The MEL Group and Didsbury Engineering new group member
The chairman and directors of The MEL Group are pleased and proud to announce the acquisition of Didsbury Engineering Co Ltd based in Wilmslow, Cheshire.

The new collaboration will broaden the group’s capabilities and offerings to customers as an engineering solutions provider to the aerospace, defence and industrial sectors providing additional synergy and support.  The Didsbury Engineering name will continue as a part of the new structure.

Didsbury Engineering specialise in precision machining, fabrications, lifting, confined space operations and general ground support equipment for military, civil and industrial applications. The business focuses on lifting high value loads and work in confined spaces. These two areas of expertise have helped it to become a world-leader in its sector.

Gary Harvey, Managing Director of The MEL Group says,

This diversity and expansion is what keeps The MEL Group at the top of its game. The key to succeeding is to keep moving forwards and that’s exactly what we are doing. The new and exciting acquisition of Didsbury Engineering ensures MEL will continue to be one of the most flexible global engineering and communications solution providers.

The acquisition comes at a time of major change in the UK and is a sign of The MEL Group’s continuing optimism and confidence in the country and its trading potential.

We would like to thank the dedicated Didsbury Engineering team including Mike Bailey, John Canning, Christopher Gustar and other investors for entrusting The MEL Group with its future.