Cherry Tree branches out with the takeover of Kent

United Kingdom

Cherry Tree Machines has acquired Kent dryers and tunnel finisher from MD Machines, the Kendal-based manufacturer of the well-known dryers. Bob Mills, CEO of Cherry Tree, commented, "Cherry Tree is a strong company in a growth phase and we are expanding our range of industrial laundry machines. When the opportunity arose to choose such a well-known brand with a reputation for quality and hardworking , Well-built machines We saw this as a great opportunity that was a perfect fit for expanding our business and product portfolio.

The sale of the Kent brand was prompted by the resignation of MD's directors. Last year, retired director Dennis Mitchell told LCN, “Our equipment is installed in most major laundries in the UK and Ireland, as well as in many other regions of the world. We have traded successfully for 40 years thanks to the combination of loyal customers and our commitment to supplying reliable equipment. Our policy has always been to manufacture reliable devices. "

“The Kent brand will complement our existing business and also improve our service commitment to our customers. In the long term, we can offer replacement Kent dryers and guarantee future delivery of replacement parts along with service calls, gas tests, etc. Commented Mills.

"We have also hired experienced engineers so that we can improve our response times and maintain all makes of equipment." Cherry Tree's gas safety engineers are currently training the equipment and we are currently transferring parts and equipment to Cherry Tree headquarters in Blackburn, ”he added.

“Our 24/7 operation guarantees a smooth transition and we now offer maintenance and spare parts for tunnel finishers. These are usually made to order, but in many cases they are immediately available in stock. Our professional and experienced team is available on the same Kent contact number as before or using Cherry Tree contact numbers, ”said Mills.

For Cherry Tree T: 01254 671155 or visit W: www.cherrytreemachines.co.uk for more information.

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