Equipment Middleby announces acquisition of Packaging Progressions

by Editor fleischwirtschaft.com
Friday, July 19, 2019
Pacproinc is a market leader in automated packaging technologies for customers in the protein and bakery segments.
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Pacproinc is a market leader in automated packaging technologies for customers in the protein and bakery segments.

The Middleby Corporation announced the acquisition of Packaging Progressions, Inc. (Pacproinc). Based in Souderton, Pa., the company has $30 mill. in annual revenues.

The Middleby Corporation is a global leader in the foodservice equipment industry. The company develops, manufactures, markets and services a broad line of equipment used in the commercial foodservice, food processing, and residential kitchen equipment industries.

Pacproinc is a market leader in automated packaging technologies for customers in the protein and bakery segments. Specifically, their interleaving, underleaving, stacking, and card dispensing systems allow customers to automate production, increase throughput and efficiency, reduce downtime and production costs, enhance product quality and presentation while improving food and employee safety.

“Pacproinc has been very successful in the development of highly-engineered, proprietary equipment that automates bacon, deli meat, fresh beef patty, protein alternative patty and pizza crust food processing lines. They have built a reputation as an innovative leader,” said Middleby CEO Tim FitzGerald. “The Pacproinc solutions are highly complementary to our existing processing technologies and will enable Middleby to supply a more complete system to customers and further extend our offerings in new and fast growing categories.”

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