Busch Ltd, has announced that it has acquired Vacuum Furnace Engineering (VFE).

VFE has provided to material manufacturers since 1985, whilst Busch has 50 years of experience. Busch has claimed that the VFE will remain on the market and will be available to customers that benefit from the team’s expertise in vacuum metallurgy and composites

Together, Busch and VFE claim they will share their vacuum expertise, solutions, and service capabilities, to enable an even more comprehensive range of vacuum solutions to the benefit of all our customers.

David Byrne, CEO of VFE, commented:

“The advanced manufacturing industry needs to ensure quality in every process. For much of the industry, that’s synonymous with the product. But our commitment to helping our customers achieve perfect production and keep their businesses running hinges on more than the quality of parts produced. In order for us to deliver these promises, the integrity of our services is paramount. Under Busch’s ownership, we look forward to serving our customers with extended product offerings, best practices and Busch’s global service network. This will maximise the value that we offer and will help more Customers improve their operations.“

David Byrne, CEO of VFE

Tim Hulbert, Managing Director of Busch (UK), added:

“This is an exciting time for the new Busch UK team. 2021 is our 50th anniversary in the UK and the acquisition of VFE marks a significant commitment by the Busch group to the UK market, ensuring we are well positioned for further long-term service and growth. I’m delighted to welcome our new VFE colleagues and look forward to delivering the combined benefits of our vacuum solutions for metallurgy and advanced materials to the UK market and further afield… We are stronger together and uniquely positioned to help UK manufacturers become more productive and sustainable through the application of our Busch vacuum solutions.“

Tim Hulbert, Managing Director of Busch (UK)

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