The Rondot Group has acquired all shares of UK glass conveyor chain and sprocket technology supplier Pennine Industrial Equipment.

The acquisition also included Pennine Prostamp and Pennine Industrial Holdings.

Pennine’s full range of chains, sprockets, plastic extrusions and plastic machined components will continue to be manufactured and distributed from its Huddersfield, UK manufacturing site.

Its dedicated sales and support team is also perfectly positioned to keep delivering unparalleled service for customers in the UK and around the globe.

Pennine’s Graham Womersley, said: “Joining the French-owned Rondot Group opens up a new world of possibilities.

"With major connections and leading partners in related sectors, this new chapter will bring all kinds of advantages through an extensive international network of subsidiaries and offices.

“After 56 years as a richly independent venture, Pennine Industrial now has an even greater sense of ambition and passion as it looks forward to a promising future of sustainable innovation and growth within the wider Rondot family.”