18th June 2019 | Company News
We are pleased to announce that we have joined forces with the DMC Group to form a business capable of servicing clients nationwide.
DMC has long held a strong position in Southern England following the acquisition of Canotec, BCL and First Office. The combined business provides United Carlton with a platform in the south and DMC a platform to grow in the north. Together the combined business will employ over 250 staff and support more than 4,500 customers from 7 locations throughout the UK. The business will continue to sell first class products from its major partners; Sharp, Toshiba and Canon.
Both businesses will continue to operate from their respective offices and all client contracts and terms of support will be unaffected. Directors Warren Colby and Mark Bryce will continue to be responsible for growing the Northern region both organically and through further acquisitions.
United Carlton MD, Warren Colby said “There are exciting times ahead for sure, the merger of the two businesses provides United Carlton with the ability to compete nationally, which has been a driver for the business for many years”. “I would also like to assure our clients that this merger will bring little change to the way in which we operate, it will be the same people and the same contacts within the organisation delivering the same impeccable service!”
DMC CEO, Simon Davey, said “We had always planned to grow in the north – it was just about finding the right partner and in United Carlton we have done just that”.
United Carlton Sales Director, Mark Bryce said “Our customers and staff have reacted really well to this news and its business as usual as far as we’re concerned. This move has propelled us into a position where we can help the business grow by acquisition, to complement our organic growth. Our clients can only benefit from this, there has been recent consolidation in our sector as running costs reduce. This effectively means we will be able to be more competitive as our buying power increases. Good news all round!”