Weighing Specialist Precia-Molen Acquires Shering Weighing as Part of UK Strategic Expansion

Global specialist weighing company Precia-Molen has recently completed the acquisition of Shering Weighing Ltd, who are based in Dunfermline, Fife in the UK.

Founded in 1946, Shering Weighing Ltd is a foremost brand in the UK weighbridge market having a long tradition of quality, technology and innovation. In recent years the company has gained a growing reputation in some export markets for weighbridges and driver operated systems, enjoying a large client base comprising product sales and maintenance contracts in both export and domestic markets.


Precia-Molen is well positioned to deliver weighing solutions anywhere in the world with operating companies in ten European countries as well as international operations in Brazil, Australia, India, Malaysia and Morocco supported by a network of agents/distributors. Specialising in both static and dynamic weighing across a broad spectrum of industry has earned them an enviable reputation for innovation and quality at the forefront of weighing technology.

Rene Colombel, Chairman and Managing Director of the Precia-Molen Group commented “this exciting acquisition forms part of the Group’s strategic development to grow the business globally. Both companies share strong family values and this synergy makes Shering a perfect fit for our business.”

Established in the UK in 1966, Precia-Molen UK is located in Redditch, Worcestershire where a UK-wide sales and service operation is delivered. John Swinburne, Managing Director of Precia-Molen UK Limited commented “the acquisition of Shering Weighing Ltd will benefit their customers by providing an increased product portfolio, particularly dynamic weighing and vessel weighing products, to satisfy a wide range of weighing solutions. Additionally, an increased service resource will enable us to deliver enhanced levels of service to both Precia-Molen and Shering Weighing customers.”