Greenhous Group acquires bodybuilder Bulkrite

George Barrow
May 9, 2023

DAF dealer Greenhous Group has acquired the property and assets of Shrewsbury based commercial vehicle bodybuilder, Bulkrite.

Bulkrite is a specialist in the design and manufacture of large and small commercial vehicle bodies ranging from from 45' livestock containers on tri-axle trailers down to dropside bodies on 1.5 tonne vehicles. Completed on May 2nd 2023, the purchase of Bulkrite, which has been operating for more than 40 years, will increase Greenhous Group's portfolio of products they are currently able to offer.

Greenhous Group truck division MD, Kevin Swinnerton, said: “"We are thrilled to welcome Bulkrite to the Greenhous Group family. Thanks to Andrew and Melanie Davies, their son Robert, and their team, Bulkrite has a fantastic reputation for designing and building high-quality commercial vehicle bodies and we are delighted to add the talent and expertise of Bulkrite into the group.” 

The acquisition represents a diversification and expansion of the Greenhous Group, which currently has 22 DAF locations throughout the UK, Andrew Davies will remain as Bulkrite general manager, continuing to run day-to-day operations.

Swinnerton concluded, “This a really exciting addition to the Greenhous portfolio. The acquisition will enable us to expand our product offer and have greater control of our supply chain when it comes to offering our customers bodied DAF vehicles – all part of our continued commitment to providing the very highest levels of product and service to our customers.” 

About the Author


George Barrow

George Barrow has been writing about nearly anything with wheels for the past 15 years, starting off his career in the car industry and ending up in commercial vehicles via a brief detour to cover technology, science and start-ups. Often found behind the wheel of a new product, his real interest lies in the business side of the automotive industry. George is the UK jury member of the International Van of the Year and International Pick-Up Award.

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