Financial Details
Asking price: £135,000
Sales revenue: £165,822
Net profit: Undisclosed
Fixtures value: Undisclosed
Stock value: Undisclosed

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Business Description

• Business established by the vendor in 1990 incorporating former engineering company on site
• Founded as a specialist business offering service and support to the shot blasting industry
• Knowledge bank and customer base developed
• Reputation for integrity and quality
• Stock inventory built up over many years
• Website introduced


• Retirement, although the vendor would be happy to assist with a handover in the short term


• Refurbishment of airless rotary barrel shot blasting machines, with knowledge of both independent door and sub door machinery
• Supply of service items for machines, often off the shelf
• Abrasives
• Dust extraction equipment to protect both staff and the environment
• Fabrication of variety of parts undertaken in house
• Maintenance contracts
• Service and repair call outs
• Powder coating work and shot blasting to the trade undertaken in house to customer specification


• Approximately 60 customers on the books mainly engineering and shot blasting companies
• Range from small independent concerns through to “blue chip” clients and located throughout the UK
• Repeat custom with clients valuing expert advice


• Range of industry contacts providing consumables and raw materials


• 2 Cintimatic numerical control vertical machining centres
• Tape writer for Cintimatic
• Startright vertical band saw with blade welder
• Dean Smith & Grace surfacing lathe
• Ward capstan lathe
• Cinncinnatti vertical milling machine with digital readout
• Askwith radial arm drill
• Pedestal drill
• Grinder (9 inch)
• MIG welder
• Stick welders x 2
• Paint spraying equipment with compressor
• Table shot blasting machine
• 39“ twin rotary table shot blasting machine with dust extraction
• TCM diesel Fork lift truck approximately 1200 hours
• Hydrovane compressor
• Rotary shot blast machine with dust extraction
• Hand shear
• Sundry jigs and fixtures
• Quantity of hand tools
• Peugeot Partner van 2010 approximately 20,000 miles
• Racking and shelving appropriate to trade
• Quantity of specialist shot blasting


• Business well known within the industry
• Specialist niche market place, with limited competition
• Loyal and repeat customer base including prestigious blue chip clients
• Various income streams into the business
• Low overheads

Energy Performance Rating: D

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General Information
Employees:• Run by vendor • Part time assistance from various family members
Trading hours:• Office hours during the week • Occasional requirement for weekend work as customer demands dictate
Relocatable: This business can be relocated.
Location:• Trading from industrial estate in West Yorkshire with other complementary businesses
• To be relocated to suitable premises, although lease may be available if required
• Within the heart of a traditional engineering community
• Good communication links and access to motorway network
Premises Details:(None of the fixtures and fittings have been checked or tested and a potential purchaser should make their own checks regarding existence and condition).

• Factory unit, with workshop facility, storage and yard
• The vendor owns the freehold and it is anticipated the buyer will relocate the business, although a lease may be available if required
Energy Performance Rating: D
Energy Performance Certificate:

Expansion potential:• Business development activity has been relatively limited with business run at a pace to suit lifestyle of vendor • Good starting point for an experienced engineer seeking own business • Opportunities to explore additional niche markets • Could be an ideal “bolt on” for shot blasting or engineering company

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