A BIRCHWOOD-based construction supply business has been taken over by New Guard Coatings Group

The Wetherby based business, which specialises in the sale of protective coatings, have added Arcon to the group portfolio as they look to execute their business plan of full UK coverage..

Managing director Ben Cooper said: “We’re very excited to welcome the Arcon team into the NGC Group family.

"They have all been with the company for a long time and have the same ethos and values that we already hold around the group.

"Arcon gives us access to markets and products which complement our current offering.”

Managing director of Arcon, Ian Beswick added: “We are really happy to become part of the New Guard Coatings Group, who with their proven track record, can ensure the business continues for the staff and customers alike, while also providing exciting opportunities for the future."

Arcon will be maintaining their own branding and identity.