UK Heating Group, an independent UK distributor of designer radiators to the plumbing and heating merchant market, has been acquired by IRSAP Group

UK Heating Group brands include The Radiator Company, Supplies4Heat and Clyde Radiators.

UK Heating Group managing director Marcus Orchard said: "We are delighted to have become part of such a forward thinking and well respected group. IRSAP is now Italy’s leading manufacturer of designer radiators and has over 50 years of experience and expertise. The combination of our experience and longstanding history in the UK radiator market and IRSAP's manufacturing strengths, means that our customers can be confident of continued high levels of service and product excellence."

IRSAP is an Italian company that operates in the European heating and air-conditioning sector.has over 1,200 employees, four production sites and sells product in over 60 countries worldwide.

The group includes three additional specialist manufacturing divisions:

  • IRSAP: steel multi column, mild steel, stainless steel and brass designer radiators and towel rails
  • RHOSS: air conditioning and air handling
  • IR TECH: heating and air conditioning.

Marco Rossi, chief marketing officer for IRSAP Group, added: "UK Heating Group holds an impressive position in the UK market with clear, well defined strategies for its brands and core values focused on delivering excellent service, quality and value for their customers. UKHG fits perfectly with the ethos of the IRSAP Group. We are looking forward to continuing to deliver those values and to developing the range of IRSAP products within the UK market."

UK Heating Group will change its name to 'IRSAP UK Limited' and will continue to operate from its base in East Grinstead, West Sussex.