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Buyout agreed for Johnston Sweepers

Two street sweeping companies have joined forces in a £20.5 million deal. The acquisition of Johnston Sweepers by German firm Bucher Automotive, a manufacturer of compact and truck-mounted sweepers, will be completed by early April. Johnston Sweepers operates specialised production facilities in the UK, Denmark and Australia and employs around 800 people. It supplies a range of sweeping equipment to customers that include local authorities and waste contractors. ...