MacGregor Industrial Supplies acquires Balgownie Ltd

MacGregor Industrial Supplies (MIS) has successfully acquired the business and assets of the long established and well-respected business of Balgownie Ltd from administration. The acquisition marks a strategic move for MacGregor Industrial Supplies; further enhancing our position in the Aberdeenshire market, introducing our offerings to Balgownie’s valued customers, and expanding Balgownie’s expertise and product offerings across the MIS network.

We are delighted to secure the continued employment of 15 employees from Balgownie Ltd ensuring continuity and support for customers during this transition.

Our intention is to reopen both Inverurie and Turriff branches on Monday 29th April, trading from these premises as MacGregor Industrial Supplies Limited incorporating Balgownie. The business will remain closed until then to allow for staff training and MIS systems to be implemented. Sales staff will be available by phone during this time and equipment requiring emergency repairs will be attended to where possible. We will endeavour to service and meet any customers needs through our Elgin and Aberdeen branches who will maintain their daily delivery services throughout the Aberdeenshire area.

We are dedicated to maintaining the legacy of brands Balgownie has been associated with whilst also incorporating the reputable brands supplied by MIS. Due to our partnerships in the Highlands with Brian James, Bateson and Debon trailers, Balgownie will now include these brands in their offering. Nevertheless, we are dedicated to maintaining and servicing all trailer brands and look forward to introducing a new collection of trailer products to the Aberdeenshire area.

This acquisition underscores our commitment to servicing our customer base in the North of Scotland. We are dedicated to upholding the high standards of quality and customer service that both MacGregor Industrial Supplies and Balgownie Ltd are renowned for, while also exploring new avenues to better serve customers.

MacGregor Industrial Supplies, Managing Director, John MacGregor, says: “This acquisition is in line with our mission to grow MacGregor Industrial Supplies Limited. Balgownie Ltd, is a good fit for MIS as it shares the same values and core purpose. We believe the company and its customers will benefit from this acquisition as we continue to strengthen our product and service capability throughout Aberdeenshire and the MIS branch network.

It is our goal to continue providing the highest level of customer service during this time and in the future”.

Mike Singer of Balgownie, says: “We are delighted to be joining forces with MacGregor Industrial Supplies, and to be able to continue serving our loyal Balgownie customer base. This exciting new chapter sees us teaming up with a leader in the industrial supplies sector in the North of Scotland and opens up a large array of brands and products to further serve our customers”.

For more information about MacGregor Industrial Supplies range of products and services, please explore our divisions and services.

If you would like to enquire about our range of products, servicing or repairs, and equipment for hire, please do not hesitate to contact our team on 01467 621493 or visit your local branch.

We look forward to the opportunities this acquisition brings and remain focused on delivering excellence in all aspects of our business and customer service.

Pictured left to right - Mike Singer of Balgownie; Douglas Fraser, Finance Director, MacGregor Industrial Supplies

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