The agreement means that Molson Washing is now CDE’s strategic washing partner in the UK, while CDE is Molson Group’s exclusive washing plant partner.
Under the new partnership, CDE will continue its direct-to-market approach and will work alongside Molson Washing to offer customers the additional equipment and services available from the wider Molson Group’s extensive product portfolio.
CDE said the partnership is the formalisation its long-standing relationship Molson Washing, formerly Aggregate Processing Solutions (APS).
The company added that it pairs CDE’s expertise in the development of innovative wet processing technologies with Molson Washing's flexible approach to providing aggregate washing solutions together with additional equipment ranges and alternatives to capital expenditure, such as finance, price per tonne washing, hire purchase and off-balance sheet financing. In addition, CDE said the agreement enables the two companies to work in partnership to tender for significant public and private sector contracts requiring a 360-degree turnkey solution.
Following the establishment of the new partnership, the two companies have secured their first major project to design, manufacture and install a multi-million-pound turnkey wet processing recycling system for utilities contractor Complete Utilities.
Based near Gloucester and operating throughout the East & West Midlands and the South West, Complete Utilities provides design, build, operations and maintenance services across a range of sectors, including groundworks and major infrastructure projects.
CDE founder Tony Convery said: “The new partnership is an opportunity to bring together our collective expertise and provide a comprehensive solution that responds to the business needs and objectives of materials processors up and down the country.
“The combination of innovative solutions and exceptional service made possible under the partnership framework sets out a hugely positive outlook for the continued growth of the CDE brand in the UK.”
Robin Powell, joint MD at Molson Group, commented: “CDE have an excellent reputation in the marketplace for manufacturing some of the highest quality washing systems available. This, combined with a customer focused approach from Molson Washing and 360-degree product range from the wider Molson Group, will enable our customers to secure the very best solution for their business from one supplier.”