McLanahan Corporation completes acquisition of CMB International

U.S. quarrying equipment giant McLanahan has completed the acquisition of CMB International, a manufacturer of crushers, horizontal screens, inclined screens, feeders and conveyors based in Leicestershire, England.
Washing & Water Management / June 20, 2022
By Guy Woodford
L to R: David Hunter, Business Line Director - McLanahan Aggregate Systems; Cory Jenson - EVP Sales & Business Development - McLanahan Corporation; Liam Holland - Business Line Director - RubbleCrusher; Julie Smith - CMB Owner & Co-Founder; Sean McLanahan - President & CEO - McLanahan Corporation; Martin Brough - CMB Owner & Co-Founder; Matthew Brough - Technical Director - RubbleCrushe

Founded in 1996, CMB International has been family-owned and operated by Martin Brough, Julie Smith and Chris Hall for over 25 years. The company was established to offer high-quality service and support to quarries by providing effective on-site plant maintenance and support to help customers get the best possible production from their plant. Its product line is designed to be easily retrofitted into existing plants, and the company supplies a team of field service engineers to offer that on-site support.

CMB International also owns and operates the brand RubbleCrusher, which produces compact crushers that can be mounted on wheels, tracks or a skid and pulled behind a truck. Founded with a focus on supporting the 'zero waste' approach to the construction and demolition recycling industry, RubbleCrusher equipment is ideal for small- to medium-sized crushing and recycling projects that help contribute to a circular economy.

In looking toward future goals, McLanahan Corporation and CMB International found themselves aligned in their dedication to their customers' success and long-term support.

"We were looking to expand our crushing and screening lines, as well as expand our ability to provide excellent customer service and support in the United Kingdom," said Cory Jenson, EVP – Sales and Business Development at McLanahan. "We had been working on a few projects with the CMB team and found ourselves to have similar values and goals. Having them become part of the McLanahan Family of Companies made sense for both our businesses."

CMB International's product line will become part of the McLanahan brand to support the company's existing line of crushers and horizontal and inclined screens. The line will be available directly from McLanahan's offices around the world. Their line of cone crushers will also be used as part of Anaconda Equipment's line of mobile crushers as they continue to grow their product offering.

"It is fantastic to be welcoming CMB to the McLanahan family. This further broadens our product portfolio, cementing our ability to offer some of the most comprehensive solutions in our industry for both wet and dry processing, from feeders right through to tailings management," said David Hunter, Business Line Director – McLanahan Aggregate Systems. "The addition of the CMB field service team also advances our ability to support our growing customer base."

RubbleCrusher will continue to operate as an independent brand in the global marketplace as part of the McLanahan family of companies, including the McLanahan, Eagle Iron Works and Anaconda brands. The company will be looking to grow their dealer base over the next several months and expand into new markets where it can support zero waste initiatives. Current RubbleCrusher leaders Liam Holland and Matthew Brough will continue to lead the brand as Business Line Director and Technical Director, respectively.

CMB International will be featured as part of McLanahan's booth at the Hillhead exhibition at Tarmac's Hillhead Quarry in Buxton, England. In stand T1, McLanahan will display the CMB Cone Crusher that is now part of the line of McLanahan crushers. RubbleCrusher will display as an independent brand for the first time as part of the McLanahan Family of Companies at stand A38.

Headquartered in Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania, McLanahan Corporation offers over 185 years of experience in providing processing solutions to various materials handling industries. Today, its operation includes offices in the United Kingdom, Australia, China and Chile, and it is supported by a strong network of dealers and partners worldwide.

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