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JR Industries sold to Sdiptech

Bishopsgate advises JR Industries on its sale to Swedish corporate Sdiptech



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Bishopsgate Corporate Finance today announces the completion of the sale of JR Industries, a leading UK niche manufacturer of roller shutter doors for commercial vehicles to Sdiptech AB.

Founded in 1970 and with its headquarters in Caerphilly, Wales, JR Industries has established itself as a principal manufacturer of roller shutter doors for commercial vehicles in Europe. The company offer a wide range of custom-made products that enhance the efficiency and safety of vehicle loading and offloading. This includes the development of robust roller shutter doors solutions and flexible bulkheads for refrigerated vehicles, adaptable to various configurations.


JR is benefitting from the market experiencing a stable underlying growth, driven by electrification of delivery vehicles, the ongoing surge in e-commerce, and a rising trend in fleet customization aimed at enhancing operational efficiency.


Sdiptech is a technology group that acquires and develops market-leading niche operations that contribute to creating more sustainable, efficient and safe societies. Sdiptech has approximately SEK 4,500 million in sales and is based in Stockholm.


James McBain Allan, Partner and Joe Bates, Associate at Bishopsgate were lead advisers on the deal. Supported by Tydus Real Estate (property), Capital Law (legal), Kilsby Williams (tax).

Bishopsgate Advisors

James McBain Allan

James McBain Allan

Joe Bates

Joe Bates


Len Smith – CEO and Co-Founder of JR Industries 

We are very pleased with this new alliance. JR is dedicated to customer satisfaction, quality and product development and the comprehensive resources and support offered by Sdiptech lay a solid groundwork for propelling JR Industries to new heights. We are grateful to Bishopsgate for all their hard work over the years and have excelled by securing us the perfect international business partner for the future.

Johan Lahari – Business Unit Manager at Sdiptech 

We are excited to welcome JR Industries to the group. Renowned as a leading manufacturer of commercial vehicle roller shutter doors, the company plays an important role in enhancing the efficiency of logistics vehicle operations. Their dominant market position in the UK market is a testament of their unwavering commitment to quality and innovation.

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