Ray Bushell will be on hand during the transition period to smooth the acquisition of Euro-Cast by The Merrell Casting Company.

Business changes hand as Euro-Cast boss Ray Bushell retires.

The Merrell Casting Company has acquired Birmingham casting company Euro-Cast following the retirement of former owner Ray Bushell.

The takeover became effective on October 26 and all Euro-Cast production will move over to Merrell Casting’s premises in Birmingham.


Merrell Casting said that all outstanding Euro-Cast balances up to October 26 will still be collected by Euro-Cast and orders placed on or after that date will be invoiced and delivered by Merrell Casting.

Bushell is staying on at the business during the transition period to help make the process as smooth as possible.

Merrell Casting managing director Gary Wroe said: “We assure you that we will do our upmost to make sure the takeover runs smoothly and we will endeavour to offer the same service Euro-Cast has shown to their customers over the past 40 plus years.

“Merrell Casting has been in business for 60 years and we have all the latest equipment and hard working staff. We very much look forward to working with you and will do our best to continue the quality service you have enjoyed over the past years.”

The Merrell Casting Company was founded in 1953 and is a family-run business. The casting company is a sister organisation to Hockley Mint.