CC Industries completes acquisition of Weiler

by Editor
Thursday, July 03, 2008

CC Industries Inc. (CCI) announced that it acquired Weiler and Company, Inc. located in Whitewater, Wisconsin. Weiler, under both the “WEILER” and “BEEHIVE” brand names is a leading provider of grinding, mixing and bone separator/meat recovery equipment to the protein segment of the global food processing industry.

The acquisition complements CCI’s existing food processing equipment platform, Formax, Inc. Formax, headquartered in Mokena, Illinois, is the leading designer and provider of large capacity protein forming equipment in the world. Formax and Weiler share a similar customer base and their respective equipment operates on many of the same production lines. Formax also provides the market with several lines of high speed slicing equipment.

CC Industries is a holding and management company for the Henry Crown Company’s group of operating companies. Other holdings include Great Dane Limited Partnership and Bush Hog, LLC.