- Vp Plc confirms the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Test & Measurement Group Ltd for GBP3.95m. Test & Measurement would operate within Vp's specialist safety, survey and communications equipment rental business, ESS Safeforce, part of the Hire Station division.

Test & Measurement is engaged in the hire and sale of specialist electrical instrumentation and environmental test equipment to the utilities, electrical engineering and oil and gas sectors across the UK.

The business, which has been established for over 15 years, currently operates from two locations in Liverpool and Aberdeen.

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