Wellman Booth Acquires Butterley…

Wellman Booth, the builder of overhead cranes for nuclear and other specialist applications, has acquired certain assets and intellectual property of Butterley Limited (Butterley) from Administrators. Butterley, which was established in 1790 and one of the UK’s oldest engineering businesses, finally closed its doors last month. A spokesman for Wellman Booth said that Butterley and Wellman Booth had several mutual clients and that it had acquired the Butterley assets to ensure comprehensive service to those clients in the future.

About Wellman Booth

Wellman Booth is part of the Clarke Chapman Group Limited, a division of Langley Holdings PLC, the diverse UK based engineering conglomerate. In 2008 Langley had annual revenues of circa €500 million and around 2,500 employees.