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HRS Hevac bought by Ormandy Rycroft

Jun 06, 2023Jun 06, 2023

UK: Ormandy Rycroft Engineering has completed the acquisition of HVAC solutions provider HRS Hevac Ltd and subsidiary (HES) from Canadian heat exchanger manufacturer Exchanger Industries Ltd (EIL).

According to an Ormandy statement, the HES site in Watford (UK) will continue operations while employees from its Elland facility will transfer to Ormandy’s manufacturing site, just under 12 miles away in Bradford.

“The acquisitions expand our product range while allowing us to leverage the full potential of our manufacturing facility in Bradford. Both Ormandy and HRS have excellent reputations for bespoke design and manufacturing for water-heating, cooling and storage solutions,” commented Ormandy MD David Dzimitrowicz.

Austen Adams, divisional managing director of Avingtrans PLC’s, Process Solutions and Rotating Equipment division, which owns Ormandy, added: “We are delighted to have completed these acquisitions, which will strengthen Ormandy’s offer as a leading provider of offsite and heat exchange solutions to commercial and industrial customers around the world.

“As a great British manufacturer, and one of the only companies in the UK capable of manufacturing copper and copper lined vessels, Ormandy enjoys a unique position in the market.”

Part of HRS Heat Exchangers, which was purchased by Exchanger Industries Ltd in 2021, HRS Hevac Ltd was established in 1997 to provide built-to-order heat exchanger packages across a range of applications in the building services industry.

In addition to its manufacturing facility based in the North of England, HRS Hevac offers a wide range of core products including plate heat exchangers, brazed plate heat exchangers, dhw generators, semi-instantaneous and instantaneous hot water generators, calorifiers, chilled water and thermal store buffer vessels and associated ancillaries. Ltd was founded in 2000 to supply spare parts and service for all brands of plate heat exchanger.

Ormandy Rycroft is a leader in offsite and heat exchange solutions for all commercial and industrial sectors. Established in 1896, it is a division of Maloney Metalcraft Ltd.