Elliott Group Limited acquires Caltin Containers Ltd

Elliott Group Limited announced the completion of its acquisition of Caltin Containers Ltd. Caltin is based in Milford Haven, Pembrokeshire and has a fleet which includes containers, jacklegs and anti-vandal units. This is in addition to a self store business which is also run from their Milford Haven site.

The Caltin purchase assists Elliott in fulfilling its branch network blueprint and places Elliott in an improved position to benefit from the petrochemical businesses in Southwest Wales.

Phil Hughes, Regional Director for Elliott Hire said Caltin was a great acquisition for Elliott, complementing its existing UK branch network with a location in South West Wales where Caltin have developed a fantastic reputation for product and customer service excellence.

The business will operate as ElliottCaltin. Just recently, the firm acquired a three acre site at Lakeside, near Thurrock as part of a nationwide initiative to invest in new state of the art facilities. The site, which is part of a nine acre network in East London, will be used for the maintenance and preparation of a key range of portable accommodation and is due to open in October 2010.

The expansion in the South East will meet current demands in the area and will enable us to produce an even higher quality product and expand our levels of service to our customers. This new site, which is in addition to the existing branch at Thurrock, will implement a lean management strategy which will enable Elliott to further improve efficiency and output.

The firm has a number of business services under fall under its umbrella. Elliott Hire is part of Algeco Scotsman, the world leader in the provision of modular buildings, temporary site office accommodation and secure storage.

It offers portable welfare units in London, as well as temporary site office units in Glasgow. Its national network of hire and sale centers provides a quality, local service. Elliott Hire have the widest range of accommodation units available for hire or sale including: portable offices, secure storage containers, portable toilets and showers, temporary kitchens, mobile welfare units, anti vandal buildings, temporary site cabins…

Elliott Modular Buildings are temporary office accommodations. It boasts temporary office buildings that are suitable for call centres, meeting rooms, and conference and training facilities and are available nationwide to lease or buy. The investment is expected to bolster its offering in the UK.

12 Dec 2010.