L-R: Sophie Thornton, Head of HR, VINCI Energies UK & RoI; Gordon Fleming, Business Unit Manager, Kigtek; Derek Burton, Director, Actemium Automation UK; Kenny Williamson, Technical Manager, Kigtek; and Iain Murray, Operations Manager, Kigtek.

Electrical, Automation and ICT engineering services provider VINCI Energies UK & ROI has strengthened its industrial automation and process control capabilities with the acquisition of Kigtek Solutions Limited and Kigtek Electrical Limited based in Bellshill, North Lanarkshire, Scotland.

The acquisition, finalised on the 2nd of March, enhances the services offered by VINCI Energies UK & ROI through its industry solutions provider brand: Actemium. Actemium specialises in improving industrial performance by providing design, engineering, installation and commissioning of electrical, mechanical and data services for its clients’ premises & sites across the UK and the Republic of Ireland.

Established in 2009, the combined Kigtek business is a well-established system integrator and electrical installation specialist and are renowned as a premium supplier of control, safety and monitoring systems for the food, beverage and power markets. They employ 36 people from their base in North Lanarkshire, Scotland.

Scott VAN DER VORD, Chief Financial Officer, VINCI Energies UK & ROI, said: “We are delighted to welcome Kigtek into the VINCI Energies group. This is a great addition to our team of automation and process control specialists and will, in turn, strengthen our ability to serve our many customers by improving their efficiency, optimising their industrial monitoring and safety processes, and integrating the latest smart industry technologies. Kigtek will join our existing Automation Perimeter of six Business Units, 220 staff and 11 locations and will establish a strong automation and control systems footprint for Actemium in Scotland.”

The management team at Kigtek commented: “The Kigtek team are really excited to begin the next chapter of our journey and thrilled to join VINCI Energies UK & RoI as part of its Actemium UK’s Automation Perimeter. The Group’s business model really attracted us as it gives us the ability to continue to grow our business and use the strength of the VINCI Energies network of Business Units in the UK and around the world to better serve our customers”

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