Specialist partnering contractor Makers UK, a subsidiary of global construction services provider the Keller Group, has significantly strengthened its position in the UK water market through the recent acquisition of the entire share capital of specialist repair and refurbishment contractor Accrete.

The acquisition of Accrete represents a strategic move by the company. ‘The recent acquisition will enhance the position of the Makers Infrastructure Division as a major contracting organisation in the utilities sector and through its already proven and successful partnering initiative will provide an excellent platform for significant business expansion, ‘ said a Makers spokesman.