Pangborn Group Announces the Addition of the Product Portfolio of Shotblast Engineering Services Ltd.

Fairburn, Georgia (US) (September 16, 2013) — Pangborn Group is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of the product portfolio of Shotblast Engineering Services Ltd. (SES), a leading UK manufacturer of surface preparation capital equipment. The acquisition was completed by Pangborn Limited, a UK-based company and a subsidiary of Pangborn Europe located in Milan, Italy.

Pangborn Limited, which will be conducting business as Pangborn-SES, designs, manufactures, markets and services wheel blast and air blast surface preparation equipment, dust collectors and related products for the surface preparation market. The operations will be consolidated and centralized into the previous SES manufacturing facility located in Holywell, North Wales.

Hundreds of foundries, forges, steel producers and the extensive market of ferrous and non-ferrous steel component finishers worldwide have installed SES standard or custom engineered systems.

Under the ownership of the Pangborn Group, Pangborn-SES is positioned to continuously serve their large installed base of machines worldwide, and expand their product offering through the extensive, worldwide, Pangborn Group agent network.

For further information please visit our website where you can navigate to the SES product range.

About the Pangborn Group
The Pangborn Group designs, manufactures and services shotblast and surface preparation machines and related products for a range of industries, including foundry and forge, metalworking and descaling, automotive and heavy truck, ship and rail, defense, and energy. The company has led the way in all aspects of the surface preparation industry with unique designs, heavy-duty applications, and best-in-class service and support. The Pangborn Group is headquartered in Fairburn, Georgia, and includes the following further leading surface preparation brands: Berger Strahltechnik, Pangborn, Pangborn China, Pangborn Europe and Vogel & Schemmann.

For more information about the Pangborn Group please visit

Steve Cooper
Director of Sales
Tel: + 44 01352 712412