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Bag sealing manufacturer acquired by investors

22 February 2016

A bag sealing equipment manufacturer has been acquired for an undisclosed sum by a group of investors.

Select Bag Sealers, which supplies many of the country’s best-known bakery brands, said it would continue with ‘business as usual’.

The investors were led by senior management at specialist tape manufacturer ProSpool. SBS founder Tom Foster said the company was in safe hands. 

“Our team will continue to run maintenance and service contracts from our existing premises, as well as taking and fulfilling orders for new equipment,” he said. 

“I’m very happy to see the future of Select Bag sealers secured with the sale to a like-minded business.  I believe that ProSpool’s long standing industry experience and expertise makes this the ideal partnership to take SBS forward into a new era.  We are both UK businesses, closely located here in Yorkshire, with a strong track record of delivering high quality products and service to customers. 

“I see a bright future for Select Bag Sealers customers working with the highly experienced ProSpool team, and I’m confident that they will continue to benefit from the same high standards of service and support that we have endeavoured to provide throughout our 27-year history.”

ProSpool’s technical director of ten years, Simon Browning, will take over as managing director of Select Bag Sealers. Tom Foster will stay involved with the business for the foreseeable future, and the SBS team will remain unchanged. 

Mr Browning said: “Product development and innovation are key areas of focus for us, and the market-leading equipment Select Bag Sealers manufactures complements the existing ProSpool product range perfectly. I am very much looking forward to working with the Select Bag Sealers team to support new and existing customers.”


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