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Specialist company enters into joint venture

13th January 2020

Specialist company enters into joint venture

Bromsgrove based 2KM UK Limited and French company Poly Dispensing Systems have joined together to launch Dosis UK, a new company specialising in supplying dispensing equipment across the UK.

2KM UK supplies specialist machinery and dispensing systems to the automotive, aerospace, medical and offshore industries. The business has been operating in the West Midlands since 1998. 2KM is one of the leading names in the metering, mixing and dispensing of single or multi-component fluid materials, specialising in the processing of materials of all viscosities for almost every application.

Poly Dispensing Systems (PDS) is a French company set up in 2009 which markets a wide range of adapted solutions across more than 20 countries. Specialising in the deposit or dose of a fluid precisely and repeatably during the manufacturing process, PDS provides the tools to prepare fluid, to dose it and to bake it after dosing.

Rob McLaren, managing director of 2KM (UK), said: “We had worked with PDS for some time and the two companies complemented each other well. We were successfully distributing PDS products within the UK market.

“The creation of Dosis UK was the natural next step, utilising PDS’ sales expertise in growing the market with our distribution know-how and administration processes.”

Dosis UK – the word is Latin for dispense – will be headed up by Rob and Gabriel de Galzain from PDS and based at Bromsgrove.

Offering dispensing solutions for all kind of fluids, from pneumatic and volumetric dispensers, robots and valves to all consumables such as syringes and needle tips. The core business is to provide a solution that dispense fluids in a precise and repeatable within the manufacturing processes.

West Midlands law firm Higgs & Sons advised on the structuring and legal agreements relating to the joint venture, led by Head of Corporate Richard Griffiths.

Rob McLaren added: “I have worked with Richard and the team from Higgs on a number of projects, and he always brings clarity to the deals. He understands our business, interprets what is needed and gets on with it. He has again done a great job for us.”

Richard Griffiths, from Higgs & Sons, said: “We worked hard to ensure that this project was delivered smoothly and on time, and are delighted to see Dosis UK up and running. Bringing the different capabilities of PDS and 2KM together under one umbrella is a perfect fit and we look forward to working with the team again.”

Dosis UK will operate from 2KM’s premises on Buntsford Park Road, Bromsgrove.

Pictured (l-r):  Richard Griffiths (Higgs), Laura Hackett (Higgs), Rob McClaren (2KM), Tania Cordeiro (PDS), Gabriel de Galzain (PDS)

 

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