22 Sep 2015

WoodGroup_LogoWood Group has acquired Automated Technology Group (ATG), one of the UK’s largest independent suppliers of control and power solutions for industrial automation.

Established in 1996 and headquartered in Bedfordshire, ATG operates primarily in the UK automotive, food and beverage and airport sectors employing approximately 250 personnel. ATG generated sales of approximately £36 million in the year to March 2015. Andy Robinson, CEO and founder of ATG, will continue to lead the existing management team.

ATG will perform within Wood Group Mustang’s Automation and Control business unit, providing Wood Group Mustang the opportunity to enter into the manufacturing automation market, complementing its current process automation capabilities.

“ATG provides many opportunities for Wood Group Mustang, including growing our automation business to include manufacturing and expanding into the food and beverage and airport markets. With a culture focused on people and innovation, ATG is the right fit for Wood Group Mustang,” said Michele McNichol, Wood Group Mustang CEO.

“Wood Group Mustang’s global resources and diversified project experience will enable ATG to undertake larger projects and access key growth opportunities outside the UK, building upon our custom solutions for our clients,” commented Andy Robinson. “This will benefit ATG both as a systems integrator for automation projects (our Autotech brand) and as a supplier of low- and medium-voltage electrical switchgear and motor controls centres (our Igranic brand).”

Wood Group is an international energy services company with more than $7 billion sales and operating in more than 50 countries. The Group is built on Core Values and has three businesses – Wood Group PSN, Wood Group Kenny and Wood Group Mustang – providing a range of engineering, production support and maintenance management services to the oil and gas and power generation industries worldwide. www.woodgroup.com

Wood Group Mustang provides award-winning services to the global energy industry. From concept to completion, Wood Group Mustang delivers project management, construction management, engineering and procurement services to the offshore, onshore, oil sands, pipeline, refining, chemicals, industrial and automation sectors, operating in countries throughout Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and North America. www.woodgroupmustang.com

ATG is one of the UK’s largest independent suppliers of control and power solutions for industrial automation. Headquartered in Silsoe, Bedfordshire, the group also has sites in Birmingham, Stafford and Bedford. Operating within all major industry sectors, the group designs, delivers and supports end-to-end solutions with a proven blend of creativity, confidence and control. Its solutions drive the production lines, supply chains and service delivery of many leading companies, including BAE Systems, Bentley, BMW, British Sugar, Cadbury, Chivas Brothers, Coca-Cola, DHL, Ford, Hanson Cement, Heathrow Airport, Jaguar Land Rover, Lafarge, Rolls Royce, Scottish Power, SSE, Tata Steel, Total and Thames Water. www.atg.gb.com