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JANS Group Completes Acquisition of BlueMAC Group adds to portfolio of Companies

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Jans Group

31st Jul 2023

THE JANS Group is pleased to announce the acquisition of a majority stake in BlueMAC, a world leader in the design, planning and manufacture of material processing systems and waste recycling facilities.

With its headquarters located in Caulside Drive Antrim, JANS Group operates a number of companies across County Antrim encompassing electric and commercial vehicles, campervans, modular builds and composite manufacturing.

Established in 2019, the JANS Group announced a £50 million growth plan in 2021. It offers its c. 200 employees stable employment and attractive career prospects in the sectors it operates. 

Ronan Hamill, CEO of the JANS Group, commented, “JANS Group has grown exponentially since 2019. Our mission is to profitably deliver outstanding products and projects within their chosen sectors. We have been true to our initial vision and values and believe that today’s announcement is another step forward on our journey to accomplish great things in a number of sectors across Northern Ireland and beyond.

 “I am privileged to have a great senior management team across the Group and its companies. The resilience shown over these past number of years is nothing short of remarkable and I’m now looking forward to working across the waste management and resource sector, with BlueMAC, delivering waste and resource infrastructure solutions in a world where innovation and technology is key.”

 Michael Rea, COO of the JANS Group and former General Manager of BlueMAC, said: “BlueMac is a great addition to the JANS Group. The acquisition supports the development of our sales presence in the UK, and across the world, especially in Australia. It also allows us to export into new international markets and to continue to build our green agenda in line with our waste to energy plans and in conjunction with the other businesses in the Group.

 “The BlueMac team is currently in Australia at the AWRE in Sydney with our dealer, Skala, where we are meeting with existing and new customers and working on several exciting projects.”

 Ronan Hamill concluded, “”We are also excited to announce that we will be exhibiting at the Recycling and Waste Expo at the NEC in Birmingham next month, where we will be showcasing our resource management solutions for this marketplace.”