Rubix Acquires Matrix Cutting Tools


Rubix, Europe’s leading industrial maintenance products distributor, has bought Matrix, which will operate as a sister company to Rubix’s UK business, Brammer Buck & Hickman.

Matrix is the UK’s leading independent cutting tools specialist provider.   It supplies specialist cutting tools products and services and engineering expertise for machining complex materials used in sector-specific production processes.  It serves customers in sectors such as aerospace, medical, general engineering, defence, energy and automotive.

The deal means that Brammer Buck & Hickman customers will benefit from all the expertise of time-served engineers in the cutting tools sector. Matrix and its suppliers will enhance the Rubix Group offer to the whole of their customer base.

The Matrix brand will continue to operate from its base in Nottingham as a separate operating business.