Butler & Young Group Acquired by SOCOTEC


Posted April 23, 2019 IN Butler & Young

We are pleased to announce that the Butler and Young Group, including Trenton Fire, has been acquired by SOCOTEC, the European leader in testing, inspection and certification services for the construction and infrastructure sectors.


The Butler & Young Group provides the opportunity for SOCOTEC to enter the building control and fire consultancy market in the UK and will be the platform for SOCOTEC’s future development in this area. SOCOTEC .


Following the acquisition, the Butler and Young Group will continue to operate as a wholly independent subsidiary of SOCOTEC UK. Chris Wallis and Paul Wilkins, along with the existing divisional management teams, will remain with the business to develop and implement an ambitious growth strategy in the UK. The company will maintain the same company registration, certifications, insurances and VAT number.


Paul Wilkins, Butler & Young Group, says: “This is an exciting new chapter in the story of the Butler & Young Group, one that will enable appropriate investment to support growth, develop infrastructure and provide significant opportunities for staff development.


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