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Broons Group sells impact roller division to Conplant

Conplant will continue producing Broons Group’s impact roller equipment after the division is sold

Adelaide’s Broons Group has announced the sale of its specialist impact roller division to Sydney-based Conplant.

“It’s been a wonderful journey but it’s time to hand over the impact roller business to a new partner who’s keen to invest in this unique technology and develop it even further,” Broons Group director Stuart Bowes says.

“We’re confident Conplant is the right choice given the historical synergies of both companies.”

Having started as a general equipment rental business in 1973, Broons has grown the business into specialist compaction equipment, supporting a range of sectors including local government, agriculture, mining and civil engineering contractors.

“We continue to see enormous demand for our towed compaction equipment range right around the globe including our combination, vibrating and grid rollers along with our Graderoll Mono and Graderoll Duo units, supplied as OEM fitment to the major grader manufacturers,” Bowes says.

“We’ve made the decision to concentrate our strengths in these markets as we see significant opportunity well into the future.

“There’s a long way to go before all the world’s gravel roads are sealed and, until that day, there’s huge potential for our equipment as we’re now totally focused on gravel road maintenance.”

Conplant managing director Ian Coleman adds: “This is a very special moment for us. Broons introduced their unique square impact roller close to 40 years ago, and for us to take over their specialist ground improvement division is a testament to the confidence we have in the product – a view shared by their hundreds of clients from all around the world.”

Staff at Broons Group will remain unchanged and continue to service clients throughout Australia and overseas.

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