European automated packaging and handling company Savoye Logistics has acquired Morris Automation. The new organisation is based in Loughborough.

Savoye Logistics dominates the automated handling market in France and is active across Europe with operations in Germany, The Netherlands and Spain, employing more than 660 people.

Parent company Group Legris Industries has annual sales of more than £320M from a mix of industrial and consumer products, providing financial strength and stability for the new business.