Henshaw/Wing Inflatables merger

6th October 2016



 Press Release

For immediate release 5th October 2016


Henshaw Inflatables Ltd of Wincanton UK, and Wing Inflatables of California USA, are pleased to announce a merger between the two companies which will take effect from the 5th October 2016.

This merger represents a pooling of the expertise of the two major Inflatable tube manufacturers, and the merger will enhance the service, capabilities, engineering expertise and product range, available to existing and future end users.

Henshaw Inflatables has become a household name in the marine industry over a 42 year span as being the leader in producing quality products using Hypalon/CSM coated glued fabrics. Wing Inflatables has a long track record of producing the finest tubes in Polyurethane heat welded fabric. The Henshaw/Wing merger now brings both options of the fabrics for inflatables to customers worldwide.

Both companies will maintain their existing US and UK manufacturing, sales and administrative offices and Mr Andrew Branagh will oversee the combined companies as President. Chris Hornidge will remain involved with the company and as a mentor to Andrew Branagh and will maintain an ownership position in the combined operation.

“I am delighted to hand over the reins after over 50 years in the marine industry and 26 years running Henshaw. With the product range that Henshaw has developed including tubes for the RIB industry, Super Yacht products, and other marine related Inflatables, I feel that this match of expertise will be to the benefit of all concerned”  Chris Hornidge


Henshaw Inflatables Ltd Southgate Road Wincanton Somerset BA9 9RZ

www.henshaw.co.uk  +44 (0) 1963 33237

For more information please contact Chris Hornidge chris@henshaw.co.uk  44(0)1963 33237