Reader secures £5 million investment

Reader to boost annual production to over 10 millions bags

Reader Cement Products Ltd, the UK’s largest independent materials blending and packing producer, has secured a £5 million investment to boost annual production to over 10 millions bags.

The investment from Reader’s parent company, Langley Holdings plc, will expand Readers existing production facility by an additional six new Arodo Arovac® 500 automated packing machines, fed by SGH Equipment’s material handling equipment, totalling fourteen machines across Readers Pinxton, Nottinghamshire HQ facility.

In line with Langley’s sustainable objectives, Reader can expect to become 100% virgin plastic free with continued efforts to develop new, low carbon, cement alternative products.

William Langley, Managing Director, Reader Cement Product Ltd, said: “This is the right time to invest to meet growing UK & European market demands for packed cement, and cement alternative, products and to help us achieve our sustainable production goals.”

Reader has supplied the construction, civil engineering, and DIY sectors for almost 40 years, produced and distributed from its three sites located in Nottinghamshire.

The expansion has commenced and is expected to be online Q2 2024

Reader Cement’s Pinxton facility expansion project will boost annual output from c.6.5 million to over 10 million bags.

About Reader

Reader has been producing high quality cement products since 1985, originally for the mining industry. Today the company produces a full range of blended cement products to the construction, civil engineering, tunnelling and DIY markets. The company operates state-of-the-art blending and vacuum packing ISO9001 quality assured facilities

Reader Cement Products Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of the privately owned British engineering and industrial group Langley Holdings plc, which employs over 5000 people worldwide.

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