Wienerberger acquires BPD to strengthen position in roof market

Published:  02 April, 2019

Building solutions manufacturer Wienerberger has announced the acquisition of UK based BPD Holdings Limited.

As a producer of roof underlays, wall and construction membranes, building ventilation systems and specialist roof products, BPD will become a centre of excellence for innovative roofing solutions within Wienerberger.

BPD will be tasked with developing innovative solutions designed to be implemented and sold across the broader Wienerberger network, leveraging the combined regional strengths and product expertise. With a product offering including the Protect, Passivent, Glidevale and Kingfisher brands, as well as a tailor-made solutions service, BPD operates two production sites in Nottinghamshire and South Wales. BPD has over 200 employees and most recently generated annual revenues of around £30 million.

Wienerberger AG CEO, Heimo Scheuch, said: “The UK is one of the strongest and most innovative markets for roofing products, and a key growth area for us as a business.

“The acquisition of BPD will strengthen our own position as a full-range roof systems supplier thanks to their reputation for innovation and production expertise. BPD’s specialist roof accessories are a perfect fit with our existing roof portfolio and we look forward to being able to promote them throughout the UK and Europe.”

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