In May 1997, CVC Funds led the acquisition of PC Cox Ltd. from BBA Group Plc. PC Cox manufactures and sells the world’s largest, most successful range of hand-held sealant applicators primarily in the construction, industrial and medical end markets.
Founded in 1958, when Patrick C Cox invented the gun mechanism (patented worldwide), the company has experienced strong growth over the years and now exports of 80% of total output worldwide. PC Cox has become the global market leader in its trade and in the professional segments of the market sector. With over 90 models, the Cox range today includes manual, pneumatic and battery operated applicators, such as sealant guns, capable of dispensing single or dual-component materials in cartridges, sachets or bulk packs.
The company today is headquartered in Newbury, UK and also operates from two other locations: Haslett, Michigan, US and Northampton, UK.