Datatrade acquired in warehouse IT hardware consolidation
04 December 2017
The Renovotec takeover is said to create the UK's largest independent rugged hardware and maintenance company.
Renovotec has acquired rugged hardware maintenance company Datatrade to create the UK’s largest independent rugged hardware and maintenance, software and services company says Renovotec with a projected FY 2018 turnover of around £15 million and 57 employees. The acquisition was made by Renovotec Investments.
Datatrade is Renovotec’s third acquisition since 2013 following its earlier takeovers of AIDC (Automatic Identification and Data Capture) company Sandpiper Corporation and rugged hardware specialist PTEL. Datatrade provides remote and on-site services and support for a range of rugged warehousing and logistics products, including major-brand mobile devices and printers.
- Renovotec rugged hardware and Datatrade rugged maintenance join forces.
- Expanded company projects 2018 turnover of £15 million.
- Datatrade is Renovotec’s third acquisition since 2013.
Renovotec managing director Richard Gilliard says: “There is warehousing and distribution demand for this new, one-stop rugged offering. No other independent supplier has the same level of specialist resource or depth of rugged supply chain knowledge that we are now able to offer.”