M Group Services Expands Utilities Division Following TPC Acquisition

4th April 2019

M Group Services (‘the Group’), a leading provider of services to essential infrastructure markets in the UK, with a turnover of over £1bn, today announces that its wastewater network services subsidiary, IWJS, has completed the acquisition of the drainage division of Tomato Plant Company (TPC).

As a specialist wastewater network service provider to the transport, utility and industrial sectors, TPC undertakes high pressure jetting, interceptor maintenance, pollution and flood management, sewer rehabilitation, CCTV inspection and liquid waste haulage.

Following the acquisition, TPC will be rebranded as IWJS Specialist Services, providing IWJS with complementary lining, sewer cleaning and maintenance capability and specialist expertise on working in airside environments.

M Group Services Chief Executive Jim Arnold commented: “Since inception, TPC has achieved impressive growth, delivered through investment in skilled staff and specialist equipment, as well as a strong service delivery reputation.

“This acquisition broadens the scope of capability within IWJS and we have identified a number of opportunities to accelerate the growth of IWJS Specialist Services and to offer wider support for other M Group Services businesses. We are delighted to welcome TPC into IWJS and as a member of M Group Services.”

Keith Williams, the selling owner of TPC, comments: “Over the years, TPC has established a reputation as a trusted, specialist wastewater service supplier for Heathrow Airport and other clients. I would like to wish TPC every success in its work as part of IWJS and M Group Services.”

Keith Williams will retain ownership of the company’s plant haulage division as well as Tomato Tyres and Plumb Tomatoes.

Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed.

ENDS –

Press contact:
Paul Gilbert, Group Head of Communications, M Group Services
Tel: 01438 847275 / Mob: 07595 014 687 / Email: paul.gilbert@mgroupservices.com

About M Group Services
M Group Services is a leading service provider to essential infrastructure markets in the UK and Ireland through its utilities, transport, telecom, and data divisions. The company operates through its subsidiaries that include Morrison Utility Services, Avonline Networks, Dyer & Butler, IWJS, Magdalene, Morrison Data Services, Morrison Telecom Services, M Group Services Plant & Fleet Solutions and PMP Utilities. Please visit www.mgroupservices.com for further information.

About IWJS
Industrial Water Jetting Systems (IWJS) is one of the UK’s leading providers of wastewater network services to the water, transport and environmental sectors. Its service offering includes sewer and drainage maintenance and rehabilitation, lining and patch repair, jetting and cleansing and CCTV investigation. IWJS is a part of M Group Services. For further information please visit www.iwjs.co.uk