Denholm Logistics acquires a company specializing in steel securing
Scruttons (NI) Limited, which was acquired by Denholm Logistics, a division of family-owned J&J Denholm, in 2012, announces the acquisition of Belfast specialty steel handling business William Reid Limited. The addition of William Reid underscores Denholm Logistics Group’s continued commitment to investing in Belfast and the Island of Ireland.
Based in Belfast Harbor, William Reid, formed in 1930, provides stevedoring, port agency, short sea brokerage and logistics services. Through continued investments in equipment and infrastructure, William Reid is not only one of the main stevedoring operations in Northern Ireland, but he has also developed unique dockside steel handling facilities on the island of Ireland. William Reid’s skills and expertise complement Scruttons, which provides bulk cargo handling and container handling at the Port of Belfast and the Dublin Freight Terminal.
The acquisition of William Reid Limited was finalized by Scruttons (NI) Limited on July 31, 2021. Scruttons is part of the Denholm Logistics Group, one of four divisions of the diversified family business The Denholm Group.