Contractor buys modular specialist from administrators

Local contractor Pat Munro has bought timber modular building specialist Carbon Dynamic.

The Invergordon, Scotland based firm went into administration in early December with the loss of 40 jobs.

Administrators Blair Nimmo and Geoff Jacobs of KPMG LLP have now sold the business to Carbon Dynamic (Scotland) Limited – a new company set up by Pat Munro (Alness) Limited.
Nimmo said: “It is extremely pleasing to secure the sale of Carbon Dynamic in such a short timeframe, and to buyers who can see the potential in the business and its skilled workforce.
“The sale has achieved a good outcome for many stakeholders and we hope it will benefit the local area.

“We would like to thank the retained employees, customers, and all parties with an interest in Carbon Dynamic, including various government agencies, for their patience and support during this period.

“We would also like to wish Pat Munro and Carbon Dynamic (Scotland) Limited every success for the future.
“As new owners they have an ambitious vision to build on Carbon Dynamic’s reputation for cutting edge design and manufacture of eco-friendly modular buildings, re-employing a number of Carbon Dynamic’s former staff and contributing to the diversity of the economy in the Scottish Highlands.”

Brian Munro, Managing Director of Pat Munro, said: “Pat Munro management and staff have long been aware of the innovative and high-quality products that CLDB offered to the modular building sector.

“We collaborated in previous successful projects and were very saddened to learn of the financial situation which threatened the future of 42 important local jobs.
“As such, we are delighted to add Carbon Dynamic (Scotland) Ltd to the Pat Munro Group and we are committed to continuing, and enhancing, their superb progress to date.”

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