- Agriculture and engineering company Carr's Group said it had acquired nuclear industry services provider NW Pump & Valve for up to £9.6m.

NW Pump & Valve designed and manufactured bespoke process equipment packages and provided on-site technical support, installation and condition monitoring services.

Its clients spanned the nuclear defence, nuclear power generation and decommissioning, utilities, pharmaceuticals, and energy sectors.

'"The acquisition provides significant opportunity for us to cross-sell our existing services and for NW Total to partner with other businesses within our engineering division, as it fulfils its potential and capitalises on the significant opportunities in its markets,' chief executive Tim Davies said.

'NW Total has an excellent management team in place who have a strong track record of delivering profitable growth and we look forward to working with them to take the business through its next stage of growth.'

At 2:06pm: [LON:CARR] Carrs Group Plc share price was +1.5p at 158.5p

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