Sims Group has acquired Smethwick-based Dunn Brothers, the metal recycling magnates. Dunn Brothers operates nine facilities across the UK.
Sims Group is a subsidiary of Sims Metal Management, the world’s largest listed metal and electronic recycling company.
Dunn, a full service ferrous and non ferrous recycler, operates nine facilities that include a 6,000 horsepower shredder, non ferrous recovery systems and dock facilities.
Daniel Dienst, Sims Group chief executive officer, said: “The acquisition of Dunn is a testament to our ability to find accretive and franchise enhancing acquisitions. With Dunn, we now operate a shredder facility in the UK’s second largest city, while extending our footprint into new, targeted, regional markets.
“We welcome the Dunn team to the Sims Metal Management family and look forward to their many contributions to our business in the years ahead.”
Alongside Dunn’s shredding and recycling facilities are sites in Southampton, Ipswich, Liverpool, Avonmouth and Barry.