Yorkshire tool firms join up

Calder Wilkinson has bought Broadbent Stanley for an undisclosed sum. The deal between the two West Yorkshire firms sees woodworking machinery supplier Calder Wilkinson expand into metalworking. Under the terms of the agreement, Broadbent Stanley, which employs three people, will become Calder Wilkinson’s metalworking division. The enlarged group will employ more than 40 people. The […]

Calder Wilkinson has bought Broadbent Stanley for an undisclosed sum. The deal between the two West Yorkshire firms sees woodworking machinery supplier Calder Wilkinson expand into metalworking.

Under the terms of the agreement, Broadbent Stanley, which employs three people, will become Calder Wilkinson’s metalworking division. The enlarged group will employ more than 40 people.

The deal, announced on 5 January, involves the transfer of the Broadbent Stanley business from its present site in Mytholmroyd to Calder Wilkinson’s Sowerby Bridge works. The move is expected to take place by the summer.