Busch UK Ltd, part of the Busch Vacuum Solutions group, has acquired heat treatment specialist Vacuum Furnace Engineering (VFE).

VFE is a supplier of vacuum services, specialist equipment, control and calibration solutions to metallurgy and composites material manufacturers in the UK, while Busch UK covers a wide range of market segments, including food, chemical, pharmaceutical, oil and gas, semicon, medical and metallurgy.

‘[T]he acquisition of VFE marks a significant commitment by the Busch group to the UK market, ensuring we are well positioned for further long-term service and growth,’ said Tim Hulbert, MD of Busch UK. ‘I’m delighted to welcome our new VFE colleagues and look forward to delivering the combined benefits of our vacuum solutions for metallurgy and advanced materials to the UK market and further afield.’

This story uses material from Busch, with editorial changes made by Materials Today.