- Avingtrans acquired UK engineering company Booth Industries for total of £1.8m.

Booth, based in Bolton, had a total of 90 employees and focused on the design and manufacture of blast doors and prefabricated fire and blast wall systems, fire doors (integrity and insulated) for both off and on-shore applications, radiation shielding doors, acoustic doors, security doors, multi-performance and large bespoke doors.

Booth would be integrated within the company's Process Solutions and Rotating Equipment) division, bringing new expertise to the enlarged business, Avingtans said.

Avingtrans acquired Booth from Christopher Petts and Sarah O'Toole of Grant Thornton UK, acting for AIM-quoted Redhall Group plc, which was placed into administration on 10 June 2019.

At 9:07am: [LON:AVG] Avingtrans PLC share price was +1p at 216p

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