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ALE acquires Alstom heavy transport division

6 December 2004 – UK-based Abnormal Load Engineering Limited (ALE) has completed the acquisition of Distribution Services Division (DSD) from Alstom Power Service UK. DSD provide general and heavy transportation, heavy lifting, shipping and forwarding services for the power, electricity transmission, manufacturing and related industries.

The DSD business, which operates a fleet of heavy installation equipment, conventional modular axles, heavy duty trucks and transporter frame trailers, will be integrated into ALE, operating under the ALE name from ALE’s offices in Hixon, UK.

ALE said in a statement, “By combining both businesses, and with the best use of the combined resources and our worldwide network we feel this will allow us to enhance our level of service to new and existing clients.”