Brig-Ayd acquisition

ABC Mobility Group has completed the acquisition of Hertfordshire-based car adaptation specialist Brig-Ayd Controls.

Founded in 1975, Brig-Ayd Controls manufactures and supplies a wide range of aids for disabled drivers and passengers, including wheelchair/scooter hoists, hand controls, left foot accelerators and steering knobs.

Now the company has been purchased by ABC Mobility Group, joining brands such as Autochair and The Adaptation Installation Company.

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A statement released to THIIS from ABC Mobility Holdings reads:

ABC Mobility Holdings Ltd is pleased to announce the acquisition of Brig-Ayd Controls Ltd on the 17th December 2020.

The group now comprises The Adaptation Installation Company, Autochair, Chris Elliot Adaptions, City Motor Services, DS&P Services, Mobility Innovations LLC as well as Brig-Ayd Controls.

Matthew Walker, group MD, said: “The acquisition will help the group to continue to develop adaptation solutions in the rapidly evolving hybrid and electric vehicle market whilst also adopting the new standards and audit requirements within the UK & European industry.”

Brig-Ayd Controls will continue to operate independently from their Welwyn Garden City site and all existing staff will remain with the business to ensure continuity of service, support and the 45-year heritage of excellent engineering standards that our customers have come to expect.

Matthew went on to say: “We would like to express our sincere gratitude to Owen and Denise Briggs for their many years of dedicated service as directors of the business and wish them a long and happy retirement.”

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