Garlock (Great Britain) Limited, a unit of Garlock Sealing Technologies, has acquired gasket converter Northern Gaskets and Mouldings Limited (NGM).

NGM, a distributor of sealing products and a manufacturer of gaskets from materials including Garlock GYLON, was established 14 years ago and has a large and customer base in the petrochemical, pharmaceutical and oil and gas industries.

“NGM adds considerable capability to Garlock’s UK operation,” said Stuart Phythian, MD of Garlock ( Great Britain ) Limited. “It allows us valuable direct access to end users of our products and completes the service we offer by providing a bespoke gasket production service.” The acquisition is reportedly an important strategic investment for Garlock as it plans to expand its UK operation.

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