Stockport-based catering equipment distributor, Stephensons, has secured a contract with independent family brewer, Hydes.
The contract will see Stephensons supply everything from crockery to disposables to 32 Hydes pubs in the local area, and comes at a successful period for both businesses.
Stephensons expanded its premises last year following a period of growth, with turnover exceeding £10.7m.
Hydes also experienced impressive growth, thanks in part to a £6.5m acquisition of Woodward and Falconer Pubs Co.
Henry Stephenson, MD at Stephensons, said: “We are delighted to be working with such an esteemed brewery.
“Both Hydes Brewery and Stephensons are family-owned companies with rich histories dating back to the 1860s, so the partnership seems like the perfect fit.”
Bob Brooks, operations manager at Hydes Brewery, said: “This is a fantastic opportunity to forge a partnership between two successful North West businesses.
“We very much look forward to working with Stephensons, and we hope this signals the start of a strong and long-lasting relationship.”