Lyndon Ward and Richard Ford
05 Jun 2019

FWM acquire John Ford & Sons Ltd

FWM are delighted to announce the acquisition of John Ford & Sons Ltd.

Established in 1920, John Ford & Sons are the longest established scrap metal recycler in South Wales, providing scrap collection and recycling services to businesses across region. The acquisition sees owner of the business, Richard Ford, along with his team of experienced drivers, transfer to Forward Waste Management, operating from its headquarters at East Moors Road and a recently established two-acre facility at Roath Docks.

“John Ford & Sons have been long standing subcontractors to Forward Waste and have become a much valued service partner, having consistently demonstrated the high level of value, reliability and customer focus that is at the core of our business” commented Lyndon Ward, Managing Director of Forward Waste Management. “As Forward Waste continues to grow exponentially, our metals management operations have become a major activity for us; we’re therefore excited to acquire this well established and trusted metals management firm.”  

Richard Ford, Managing Director of John Ford & Sons Ltd added “with a trading history of nearly one hundred years serving South Wales industry, I am very pleased to have achieved a successful conclusion to the succession planning of our commercial interests and look forward to joining the Forward Waste team in driving their ongoing scrap metal management operations”.

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