P+L Systems acquires Insect-O-Cutor

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It has been announced that P+L Systems has acquired the Insect-O-Cutor trademark and the flying insect control business of RIWA Ltd.

Commenting on the acquisition, Peter Mangion, managing director of P+L Systems said: “We are delighted to be acquiring such a recognised brand in Insect-O-Cutor along with the fly screens business, both of which strengthen our position in our core category.

“We are also delighted to welcome some excellent people to our team – people with a detailed knowledge of the brand, products and services which are so highly valued by customers around the world”.

The Insect-O-Cutor brand has over 40 years of heritage in the electronic fly killing (EFK) market and is one of the most recognised brands in this field. The business also comprises consumables such as UV fluorescent tubes and glueboards, as well as the specialist fly screens business. 

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P+L Systems based in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire manufactures and distributes EFK machines and associated consumables to over 75 countries from its facilities in the UK and Spain. The company also supplies washroom hygiene products such as fragrance dispensers and aerosol refills, feminine hygiene bins and automatic hand dryers, under its TimeMist brand as well as water management products with its Dart Valley Systems unit.

A number of sales, manufacturing and support staff will be transferring to P+L Systems and a brand new facility for screen manufacture will be established in Stockport.

Peter Mangion concluded, “We look forward to building on existing customer relationships, as well as expanding our customer base, with our newly strengthened brand portfolio and team of people”.

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