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2002 The air movement and cable management divisions of Smiths Group were bought out of Smiths.
2003 Sold Airstream Products
2007 Sold the cable management division
2007 Acquired Manrose (UK) as part of the strategy to strengthen the ventilation activities
2012 TowerBrook Capital Partners became the Controlling Shareholder.
2012 Acquired Fresh AB of Sweden
2014 Volution Group plc became a listed company with its shares traded on the London Stock Exchange
2016 TowerBrook sold its remaining shareholding by way of a placing.
2013 Acquired PAX of Sweden
2015 Acquired inVENTer of Germany, Brüggemann Energiekonzepte of Germany, Ventilair Group with outlets in Belgium, the Netherlands and France, Welair of Sweden and Diffusion Group (UK)
2016 Acquired National Ventilation and Airtech Environmental (UK) and Breathing Buildings (UK)
2017 Acquired VoltAir System AB of Sweden
2018 Acquired Simx Ltd of New Zealand, AirFan B.V. of Netherlands, Oy Pamon Ab of Finland and Air Connection of Denmark
2019 Acquired Ventair of Australia
2020 Acquired Nordic Line of Denmark and ClimaRad of Netherlands