The Hotchkiss Group is an engineering and contracting business with six companies and employing over 300 staff in the UK. Founded in 1885 in Eastbourne, it is now a ductwork contractor in the UK and providing manufacturing, installation and services throughout the UK and overseas.
Hotchkiss Ltd operates from a 4,500m2 facility offering ductwork fabrication, CAD, engineering and other services. Its company Fire Protection offers fire-rated ductwork to BS 476 and BS EN 1366 standards. Systems Hygienics specialises in air hygiene ductwork and kitchen extract ductwork.
Olivier Grob, director and founder of the buyer, Grob & Co Holdings Limited, said: “It is an exciting time for the Hotchkiss Group and I look forward to continuing to support their growth and development”.
UK law firm DMH Stallard advised the buyer in the acquisition.