Shoal Group acquires Shrinktek Polymers International

Shoal Group has acquired Shrinktek Polymers International, a leading supplier heat shrinkable tubing for the electrical and construction industries.

Shrinktek Polymers International has a product range which varies from economical commercial sleevings to high technology options, manufactured to the relevant national and international specification requirements.

Following the acquisition, the Shrinktek Brand will be incorporated by Shoal Group into its Cablecraft business. Cablecraft will continue to support and develop the brand with the same commitment to its customers and continue to supply competitively priced products and services.

Shoal Group MD Mark Taylor, comments, “This is a good strategic fit with our Cablecraft business that expands the breadth and quality of our current Heatshrink range with the introduction of the Shrinktek offer. We can build on the good work Martin, Catherine, Fran and the Shrinktek team have achieved so far and look forward to delivering a great service and developing strong partnerships with Shrinktek customers”.

Shrinktek International Director Martin Haley, says, “I’d like to take this opportunity to thank our customers for putting their trust in us over the last 20 years and bringing us to where we are today. And rest assured Cablecrafts’ commitment to continue to deliver exceptional customer and product support is strong, you’re in safe hands.”

Shoal Group is a group of companies operating in the UK and serving 53 countries around the globe.

It offers customers access to over 30,000 cable management, identification and termination solutions and over 4,500 flexible and specialist cables products. The group is comprised of five brands – Cablecraft, FS Cables, SWA (Specialist Wiring Accessories) Shoal Export and Birch Valley Plastics.

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