The business’ product range encompasses a wide variety of highly technical fume extraction systems suitable for use across a diverse range of applications and sectors, including laser, electronics, mechanical engineering, printing and 3D printing, pharmaceutical and dental.
BOFA International is a multi-award winning world leader in fume extraction and filtration.
In August 2015 LDC completed a significant investment to support the £23million management buyout of BOFA International (BOFA). LDC’s investment will help support BOFA’s continued growth and development, including expansion into new markets, further investment in product development, international reach and potential future acquisitions.
In 2016 BOFA and LDC were delighted to pick up the 'Deal of the Year' at the prestigious Thames Valley Deal Awards, the deal was recognised due to the future potential of the opportunity for growth within the business.
In 2017 BOFA received a Queen’s Award for Enterprise for Innovation for it’s unique and revolutionary Intelligent Operating (iQ) system.
In 2018 BOFA was recognised for its fast-growing international sales in The Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200. The business was listed at number 163, thanks to the success of its US facility and German office, which has helped to drive international sales to over £21million. The business was also named Company of the Year at BDO's Central South Mid-Market awards they were commended by the judges for "strong leadership, vision and innovation, as well as business planning that focused on investing in new technologies."
Having achieved consistent growth in recent years, we're well positioned to capitalise on future growth opportunities and the financial backing and strategic input that LDC's investment brings will have a great impact in helping us to facilitate these ambitions. Tony Lockwood, Managing Director, BOFA