WeedsWest Global Solutions Group has closed the acquisition of one of the most qualified Portuguese metalworking industries — Laurel — one with over 40 years of activity. The integration of Laurel has allowed to verticalize group’s activity and to strengthen its business areas, including ensuring full autonomy in the supply and manufacture of bituminous emulsion plants and other equipment for road paving industry as well as other sectors.
“With its high quality and recognized experience in equipment manufacturing and metalworking, Laurel adds undeniable value to our portfolio. With this new company in the group we verticalize the operation and guarantee full autonomy in supplying equipment and controlling all of the manufacturing process”, says Hugo Guimarães, WeedsWest’s CEO.
This strategy increases the competitiveness of WeedsWest internationally, as with a broader portfolio of products and services in the field of engineering and metalwork the group now has the ability to conquer new markets.