Explosion protection company Pyroban acquire industrial switch manufacturer Pyropress Engineering Company

Industrial switch manufacturer Pyropress has joined the Pyroban Group as a wholly owned subsidiary.

Safety and environmental business Pyroban Group has acquired UK based Pyropress Engineering Company, a leading designer and manufacturer of standard and ATEX* certified pressure switches and other switch instruments. Pyropress will continue to operate as a focused, independent business, while sharing the benefits of being part of a large international company.

"Pyropress represents a strategic acquisition for Pyroban and will play an important role in the development of the Pyroban Group" explains Ian Ratcliff, CEO of Pyroban Group.

With a 50 year history, Pyropress' products are used throughout the energy and utilities industries, and within general manufacturing, production, defence, shipping and railway operations. Pyropress will continue to operate from its modern, 17,000sq ft purpose built factory in Plymouth and will maintain its well known identity.

Pyroban Group has grown significantly over the last decade with facilities in UK, France, Netherlands, USA, Singapore and China. The company continues to lead the market with explosion protection safety solutions, consultancy and exhaust emission control.