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THE UK’s largest provider of design, manufacture and support services for heat exchanger and boiler equipment for manufacturers has been created through a new partnership between Green’s and Thornhill.

With multiple UK sites offering in-house design, fabrication, testing, repair and refurbishment complemented by on-site inspections, repairs and installation, the combined group offers the UK’s widest range of services available from one supplier.

Green’s managing director Matthew Crewe says: “Our international business has grown significantly over the past two years and now accounts for two thirds of our turnover. We see the opportunity to bring Thornhill’s tried and tested heat exchanger technology and services to our customers in the UK and overseas as a great addition to our existing product range.”

Thornhill’s managing director Simon Tin says: “We work in the same industries as Green’s so to be able to offer our current and prospective customers a broader range of products and services will add significantly to the value we can provide.”

Wakefield based Green’s has been designing and manufacturing industrial boiler equipment since 1821 and has an 8,500 sq m factory that has shipped products weighing some 5,000 tonnes to 15 countries in 2018. While over the past 12 months Green’s services team have travelled to 24 countries, worked on 57 marine vessels and supplied more than 7,500 spare parts.

Thornhill, which has sites in Yorkshire, the North East and the Midlands is the only UK provider of the complete cycle of heat exchanger services encompassing design, engineering, installation, repairs and servicing. The company comprises:

  • Thornhill Engineering Services – Designs and manufactures large heat exchangers and provides on-site installation and servicing backed by in-house aftercare facilities
  • Thornhill Rubber – Manufactures plate heat exchanger gaskets and products for construction
  • Thornhill Rail – Designs, manufactures and services cooler units and associated equipment for rail