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Hunt Thermal customers to receive support through Heat Exchange Group acquisition

Posted on 29 June 2022

Hunt Thermal customers to receive support through Heat Exchange Group acquisition

Heat Exchange Group, the leading UK-based worldwide supplier of the widest range of heat exchanger and industrial/marine boiler products and services, has significantly expanded its capbilities by acquiring exclusive use of all intellectual property (IP) and certain fixed assets of Hunt Thermal.

Becoming part of Heat Exchange Group means that Hunt’s customers gain access to fast turnaround service, maintenance, repair and like for like original equipment manufacture of their products. This reduces unnecessary downtime and costs and improves efficiency offered from the company’s three sites in Wakefield, Prudhoe and Aberdeen.

Established in 1964 Hunt Thermal owned leading brands including Wellman, Hunt Graham and Hunt Thermal Technologies and went into administration in February 2022.

In common with Heat Exchange Group, Hunt Thermal has a global customer base and is focussed on high quality operations and processes having achieved ISO9001 and ISO14001 accreditations as well as design, manufacture, and inspection standards such as PD5500, ASME VIII U and API 660 & API661, which Heat Exchange has also been accredited for.

Heat Exchange Group Managing Director Matthew Crewe said: “Acquiring certain assets of Hunt Thermal brings benefits to our current customers and to Hunt’s customers. It strengthens our already strong place in the heat exchanger market with additional design information and manufacturing equipment which our customers can take advantage of. It also gives us access to a worldwide customer base that complements our existing offering and contacts.”