The Directors of FB Chain Ltd are delighted to announce the acquisition of RotaLube, the leading UK based chain lubrication specialists.
RotaLube’s patented design and manufacture of a unique patented method of applying accurate amounts of lubricant to chain ensures that chain lube is delivered consistently to the right part of the chain at exactly the right time, every time.
Founded in 2008, sales of RotaLube systems have grown steadily over the last 10 years gaining a global customer base that includes USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, China,
Taiwan, and Europe.
A modular adaptive system, it ranges from a simple single supply to a complete system with multiple supply points with an option to clean the chain prior to lubrication.
“As a service driven company that puts the customer first, our reputation has been built on being a quality solution provider of power transmission and conveying chain” explains David Chippendale, FB Chain’s technical director “We know many of the issues with chain are a result of poor or incorrect chain lubrication. The addition of RotaLube gives us a brilliant solution to help the customer to achieve maximum chain
operating life”.
RotaLube’s Sales Director Keith Horner observes “We have taken the business from an idea to a product which is successfully operating around the world but for it to reach its full potential we felt that we needed to find a partner who had the scale and technical ability to specify our systems”.
He continues: “We have developed a strong relationship with FB Chain. They have 27 technical
salespeople working across Europe and a network of distributors for their heavy duty conveyor chains.
As they are accustomed to solving industrial chain problems, the sale was a natural progression”.
FB Chain Ltd is a leading manufacturer and supplier of industrial chain and is owned by Swedish listed technology group Addtech AB. It has 2 sites in the UK: Letchworth, Hertfordshire which focuses on leaf chain and related products that are supplied to the lifting and materials handling industry, and in Blackburn,
Lancashire who design and manufacture conveyor and roller chain solutions supplied to many industries including bio-energy, wood processing, paper and food production.