Thermotor acquisition adds to our range

Variable Message Signs (VMS) are pleased to announce the acquisition of the assets of Thermotor, a long standing supplier of traffic technology equipment in the roads and tunnels market.

This acquisition will strengthen the VMS tunnel business and introduce additional traffic products to our range. All Thermotor equipment, stock, product design and customer services will be transferred to the VMS head office and manufacturing site in Hebburn, Tyne & Wear.

Mark Johnson, Technical Sales Director, commented, “The acquisition of the Thermotor product range will complement and enhance our existing product range. VMS will continue to provide ongoing support to existing Thermotor customers, offering a comprehensive product supply, repair and maintenance service. We look forward to meeting customers at the forthcoming Tunnel Operators Forum (17-18 April) in Cwmbran.”

VMS has been a market leader for a quarter of a century, having supplied thousands of messaging signs and traffic management systems and, more recently, introducing new innovations to rail signalling. The business operates in three key sectors:


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