Balcas: one of Britain's and Ireland's largest wood products suppliers

Exciting Developments at Balcas

September 18th, 2018

We are pleased to confirm that on Saturday 1st September 2018 Balcas Timber Ltd, manufacturer of brites; entered in to an agreement to acquire the wood pellet trade and assets of the leading GB wood pellet distributor Forever Fuels Ltd.

This exciting opportunity enables Balcas to further strengthen its position as a principal supplier in the UK and Ireland wood pellet industry.

Ian McCracken, brites Business Development Director said:

“We are confident that the combination of the Forever Fuel team’s experience of making industry leading deliveries of wood pellets and the Balcas team’s experience in manufacturing wood pellets will make brites the best choice for all users of wood pellets. This will improve security of supply and we will continue to develop our friendly service offering, including online ordering and technical know-how.”

On behalf of Summerleaze (parent company of FF), Bruno Prior, Director said:

“We are pleased with the potential of this new direction and a clear determination from the new owner to harness the existing strengths of both companies to provide a long-term future.

All of the employees of Forever Fuels have transferred to Balcas and we look forward with confidence to the business growing strongly under its new owners.”

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