Basta under new ownership

Company acquired by Dublin construction materials group.

Sligo News File

Tubbercurry-based door lock and handle manufacturer Basta has been sold, two years after the Ardale Group purchased the company out of examinership in 2018.

The firm, which was established by the Gallagher Brothers in 1955 is understood to have been acquired by the Dublin headquartered construction materials group, Laydex Building Solutions. Details of the price have not been disclosed.

Laydex, founded in 1995, supplies roofing, flooring, fire protection, radon and gas equipment and other products to the construction industry.

It’s believed staff  at Basta are to be retained under the new ownership