Compco fire systems joins WTech fire group in significant industry development

Compco will add £40 million to Writech’s revenues, cementing its position as one of Europe’s largest fire protection companies.

Compco Fire Systems is pleased to announce that it has joined WTech Fire Group (Writech), one of the UK and Ireland’s largest specialist fire protection engineering companies.

Founded in 1988 and employing over 200 people, Compco is the UK’s largest privately owned fire-engineering company offering a wide range of services to all sectors and has grown from its Worcester Head Office to a further six offices across the UK.

Writech provides Fire Protection System Design, Manufacture, Installation, Commissioning and Servicing to clients which include some of the largest blue-chip companies in the world – across a range of sectors including data centres, life sciences, logistics, retail, office, and food and beverage.

The company is headquartered in Mullingar, where its modular systems are designed using state of the art 3D BIM technology and pre-fabricated to clients’ specific requirements in a dedicated off-site manufacturing facility.

Welcoming the announcement, Ted Wright, CEO of Wtech Fire Group, said:

“Compco is a great business supported by a team of excellent people. Its purchase represents the continued realisation of our strategy to grow our UK business and strengthen our position as a leader in fire protection systems. We are very excited about the future prospects for the business and look forward to working with the team to build on their successes to date.”

Commenting on behalf of Compco, CEO Matt Baker, said: “Wtech Fire Group is a great partner for our business, committed to long-term growth and development of the company, as well as our people. With a reputation for high-standards, innovation and trust-based relationships with clients, their values and approach are highly complementary to our business and we look forward to working with them to continue delivering quality service standards to our clients.”

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