Know what you want? Try our 'Supplier Directory' 

Swegon acquires Ruskin Air Management

Swegon, the producer and supplier of indoor climate systems and products, has acquired Ruskin Air Management Ltd (RAML) from Johnson Controls International plc.

RAML is a leading manufacturer of air distribution, fire and smoke control and ventilation products in the UK and Ireland, with more than 50 years of experience in the market.

RAML has 220 employees in the UK with operations in Whitstable, Kent, and Bridgnorth, Shropshire.

Swegon ceo Hannu Saastamoinen said: “This acquisition gives us a very strong local presence and identity in UK through the well-known RAML brands. In addition, with RAML, we add a new competence area in Swegon in form of their extensive fire and smoke product knowledge.”

He added: “RAML products are complementary for us and we see good potential for cross sales in the future. As a long-term industrial investor, our aim is to reinforce and further develop the local manufacturing base in both Whitstable and Bridgnorth, which are excellent in producing customised products for the local market with short delivery times.'

Managing director of Ruskin Air Management, Kevin Munson, said: “This is a perfect match for Ruskin Air Management Ltd and we look forward to continue our growth momentum as part of the Swegon Group.”

XMS Capital Partners served as Johnson Controls’ exclusive advisor for the transaction.

Ruskin Air Management was previously acquired by Johnson Controls in 2014.

4 October 2016


Already Registered?
Not Yet Registered?

Buildings need 'breath of fresh air' approach

To mark Clean Air Day, Mark Bouldin, healthy buildings expert at Johnson Controls explains why the UK needs a new approach to clean air in buildings.

If you had the choice of breathing clean air for 90% of the time or 10% of the time, which would you choose? Well, currently, the emphasis is firmly on the 10%. From governments, campaigners and businesses, there has been a huge push to clean the air we breathe outside. And there’s no denying the importance of that. However, given the average member of the British public spends 22 hours of their day indoors, it seems negligent not to place the same level of attention on indoor air quality (IAQ).



BoilerMag XL installed at £6.6m Bostal Group development

A new care home development in Kent has invested in BoilerMag technology to protect its heating system and plant room from a build-up problem of ferrous oxide and scale....


If you need to open a Solenoid Valve manually, you need a SVOM!

If you need to open a Solenoid Valve manually, you need a SVOM!
Heating & Ventilating Review is the number one magazine in the HVAR industry. Don’t miss out, subscribe today!
Subcribe to HVR