Barhale Construction Services has acquired Fleming & Co (Machinery), a traffic management and equipment supplier in Scotland.

The deal’s financial terms have not been revealed by the companies.

Established in 1882, Fleming & Co supplies a wide range of traffic management equipment such as traffic signs and cones. It also provides protective clothing, contractors tools and janitorial supplies to customers in Scotland, the north of England, and Ireland.

The acquired company also supplies construction companies with kit ranging from traffic cones and wheelbarrows to PPE and first aid kits.

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BCS Group general manager James Mulchinock said that the acquisition of Fleming & Co will bring signs manufacturing in-house and help to cut dependency on third-parties.

“The intention is to invest in the business, with innovative new stock lines and an increased stock holding, extending the supply chain and a full product catalogue.”

Mulchinock further said: “It also strategically fits well with our existing BCS Group offering by significantly widening our footprint.

“The intention is to invest in the business, with innovative new stock lines and an increased stock holding, extending the supply chain and a full product catalogue.

“Having a base on the doorstep of some of our key clients will enable us to grow our customer base across the region.”

Under the agreement, Fleming & Company (Machinery) will operate as a standalone company within BCS Group and retain its trading name and brand.

Additionally, Fleming & Co will continue to be managed by its current team and be fully supported by BCS Group.

Part of the Barhale group, BCS offers an array of construction and safety products, which includes temporary road signs and construction site signage.