FDS acquires gasket cutter and distribution company Sealex

The FDS group has followed up its acquisition of New-Seal Gasket with the purchase of Cheshire-based Sealex, to further strengthen its UK distributor network.

Located in Ellesmere Port, Sealex is a gasket cutter and distribution company that supplies sealing gaskets and hose products engineered and manufactured to suit customers’ bespoke needs.

The company also supplies PPE equipment and workwear, as well as spillage absorption materials designed to help protect the environment.

This latest acquisition will allow the FDS group to combine and integrate its UK distribution network, with branches based in Aberdeen; Glasgow; Middlesbrough; Ipswich; Cardiff; Bolton and at Ellesmere Port.