INTERHATCH has acquired the chemical business of MS Technologies, which has closed after 36 years of trading.

MS Technologies was well known in the poultry sector for its egg sanitation and fumigation technology, trading in the UK and overseas.

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The company specialised in egg washing and sanitation machinery as well egg cleaning products, including products such as Chlorwash, Quat 800, D-foamer and Cuticle Blue.

Interhatch will be adding the four products to its existing product range, which already includes egg and tray washers and dry fogging equipment.

Interhatch sales and marketing director, Warwick Grinnell, said, “We’re pleased to announce this acquisition and the further growth of our business.

‘Specialist supplier’

“Customers will be able to purchase Chlorwash, Quat 800, D-foamer and Cuticle Blue from our extensive product range.

“This acquisition further enhances our position as a specialist supplier and partner of intensive poultry farms across the UK, helping our customers to achieve peak performance and profitability in every cycle.”