Commercial Catering Spares Ltd acquired by GEV Group

ceda Silver Partner Commercial Catering Spares Ltd has been acquired by GEV Group.

GEV & CCS: More stock, more availability, less time

GEV GROUP are pleased to announce the acquisition of Commercial Catering Spares Ltd, consequently providing the largest stock-holding availability for delivery next day anywhere within the UK.

The strategic purchase of CCS grows the GEV GROUP’s presence in the UK. By continuing to supply the OEM parts through CCS, the acquisition supports GEV’s growth strategy with an emphasis on OEM parts specifically in the UK – and, in addition,for all international markets.

The huge range of parts held by GEV as well as further investments in stock, warehousing operations and IT systems will position the company in the market with a comprehensive spare parts solution required by existing and new UK customers, irrespective of their size.

Both the GEV UK office and CCS will be managed by Jonathan Booth, current Managing Director of CCS, and will continue to be run from their Heywood site. Alexander Wiegand, GEV’s Managing Director, commented: “We are pleased and proud to welcome Jonathan Booth and his highly qualified team as the latest member of the GEV Group. Jonathan has grown CCS over the last 20 years to be one of the leading catering spare parts companies in the UK. We are convinced the strengths of both companies will create an engine for long-term growth”.

Jonathan Booth commented that the spares market in the UK is changing and: “I am glad to join the GEV GROUP and am convinced this will further strengthen CCS’s competitive position. I hope the industry will embrace this move to further improve service levels and to promote OEM parts”.