The deal will enable Ecosurety to focus on its core service offering as a compliance scheme.
The agreement sees Helistrat expand its waste management business by over £1.5 million per year and comprises a number of blue chip clients including Britvic, Birdseye and Hain Daniels.
Commenting on the acquisition Helistrat’s CEO, Harvey Laud, said “This acquisition is clear evidence of our commitment to growth both organically and through targeted acquisitions.”
“We would like to welcome our new customers to Helistrat and look forward to building on Ecosurety’s high quality service levels, whilst working to optimise the environmental and commercial benefits of improved materials management.”
Steve Clark, Ecosurety’s chairman, said “This strategic agreement allows Ecosurety to focus on its core business of environmental compliance, where we’re challenging the market to bring ever-greater efficiency and innovation for the benefit of our members.
Over the past six years, we’ve worked with several of the same clients as Helistrat and been impressed by their focus on supply chain accountability - one of the most critical areas when dealing with waste.
With Ecosurety facing so much opportunity to grow its core compliance business, the time was right to transfer our waste arm to Helistrat, who are experts in waste and share our aspirations for excellent customer service, continual improvement and resource efficiency.”
A small team of employees responsible for supporting the Ecosurety waste business will also transfer over to Helistrat. This will bring valuable additional experience and expertise whilst also ensuing continuity of service for Helistrat’s new customers.
Helistrat is a UK based contract management partner that delivers sustainable waste management solutions and business transformation projects to some of the UK’s leading brands including M&S, Poundland and McArthurGlen.
For more information please visit www.helistrat.co.uk.
Founded in 2003, Ecosurety is the UK’s leading resource efficiency specialist with end to end services including environmental compliance, waste and resource management, training and intelligence reporting. With more than 1,000 customers including The Co-operative Group, Innocent, BSkyB and Britvic, Ecosurety is leading change in approaches to waste and compliance throughout the UK, driving ever greater efficiencies of resource use.
Committed to reducing the environmental impact of UK businesses while improving performance, Ecosurety is targeting to influence the supply chain for over one million tonnes of waste by 2020.
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