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Controls Group acquires Wykeham Farrance

CONTROLS GROUP has acquired UK geotechnical and soil mechanics testing equipment manufacturer Wykeham Farrance (WF).

The civil engineering and construction testing equipment manufacturing group expects to invest about E 500,000 [£332,000] in the business.

Investment will boost the research and development of geotechnical testing systems, which WF has traditionally developed in close co-operation with universities in the UK and around the world.

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