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Erodex acquires EDM wire, wear parts and consumables supplier

Posted on 18 Jan 2022 and read 598 times
Erodex acquires EDM wire, wear parts and consumables supplier Left to right: Erodex directors Ian and Steve Rolinson

Erodex UK Ltd has announced the 100% acquisition of Toolmaker Supplies Ltd (TMS) in a move that strengthens its’ position as the UK’s market leader for EDM wire, wear parts and consumables.

Founded in 2002, TMS was an independent stockist and supplier of wire EDM spare parts and consumables in the UK. The business is now trading under the Erodex brand and operating from the company’s headquarters in Halesowen. Several sales people from TMS have joined the Erodex team and will continue to support TMS’ customers with their EDM product requirements.

The move also makes Erodex the largest distributor of all brass and coated EDM wires in the UK, as well as wear parts for all EDM machine makes.

Erodex has enjoyed a strong working relationship with manufacturers, Bedra (Berkenhoff) for many years, introducing many next-generation coated wire products to the UK under exclusive agreements.

This includes the 2019 launch of the fastest EDM speed wire available in the UK, gapstar ONE and subsequently in 2020 Betterbrass, the world’s fastest brass wire.

Erodex is uniquely positioned to provide the UK’s most comprehensive range of EDM wire for all wire EDM needs and for any application. and its engineers work closely with customers to ensure optimum performance is achieved.

Erodex director Steve Rolinson said: “Erodex is delighted to have acquired TMS to further strengthen our position as market leader in the UK for EDM wire, wear parts and consumables.

“Like Erodex, TMS had developed a strong reputation over many years for the quality of its service and breadth of its product range for the EDM industry. This level of synergy with our core values ensured that acquiring the trade and assets of the company made complete sense and ensure a swift integration.”