Rooflight manufacturer acquired

Xtralite, a leading UK manufacturer of rooflights and structural glazing, has been acquired by German company Jet Group.

The Jet Group has been manufacturing and distributing light domes across Europe for over 40 years.

Eric Pans, Jet Group chief executive said: “We are very enthusiastic about the technical competence and strong brand reputation of Xtralite. We should be able to develop excellently in the UK and extend our market position.”

Bob Tweedy, founder of Xtralite, said: “This is a great opportunity for Xtralite to continue its growth strategy in the UK. The support from our holding company, Jet Group, will enable us to continue product development and enhance our customer service.”

Operations will continue at the Blyth premises, following the recent investment into additional manufacturing facilities, with Bob Tweedy maintaining an active role focusing on the ongoing development and progression of the company.