Bishopdale Group Acquires Vapor-Tek

19 January 2022

Bishopdale Group, the Manchester UK based holding company for industrial lubricant brands – Metalube, Molyslip and United Oil Products has today announced the acquisition of high-performance corrosion preventative manufacturer – Vapor-Tek. Bolton based, Vapor-Tek’s high performance corrosion preventatives help avoid and manage corrosion issues.  Since 1967 the company has used its specialist knowledge within a […]

Bishopdale Group, the Manchester UK based holding company for industrial lubricant brands – Metalube, Molyslip and United Oil Products has today announced the acquisition of high-performance corrosion preventative manufacturer – Vapor-Tek.

Bolton based, Vapor-Tek’s high performance corrosion preventatives help avoid and manage corrosion issues.  Since 1967 the company has used its specialist knowledge within a range of industries from oil and gas to vintage vehicles with top class corrosion and rust inhibitors that are designed to be clean, quick and simple to use with high coverage rates and long-term protection.

Commenting on the purchase, Managing Director, Bishopdale Group, Robert Brown says: “We are excited to welcome Vapor-Tek to the Bishopdale Group.  The company’s corrosion preventive products are a great fit within our existing brand portfolio.  We pride ourselves on delivering world-leading industrial lubricants to a global market and through innovative, best-practice business techniques, we have been able to grow the Bishopdale Group into the success it is today.  Vapor-Tek is now the next chapter in our journey, and we are excited for the future.”

He adds: “We are also delighted to announce that Vapor-Tek’s Managing Director, Colin Jones will be stay on with the business.   Collin will be a fantastic addition to our team and his wealth of industry knowledge will be invaluable.  We look forward to welcoming him to the Bishopdale family.”

Rebecca McCann from Forbes Solicitors led on the deal.  She said: “Myself and my colleagues; Fern Gordon, Helen Marsh and Joanna Dunston alongside Martin Smith from Ryans Chartered Accountants are delighted to have advised Vapor-Tek on the deal, overseeing the acquisition by the Bishopdale Group; a move which will see the group continue its growth in the global market.  We wish them every success.”

Metalube Limited

Share News Article