Middleby Corp., Elgin, Ill., acquired Hinds-Bock Corp., a Bothell, Wash.-based manufacturer of solutions for filling and depositing technologies for food products.  

“This acquisition allows Middleby to offer a customized and complete integrated solution for their high-volume baking and processing needs,” said Selim Bassoul, chairman and CEO of Middleby.

Hinds-Bock is a manufacturer of standard and custom depositing machines and fully automated lines. Food factories also rely on Hinds-Bock for liquid bottle filling, high-speed meal filling systems, value-added solutions for protein applications, and expertise in the integration of standard and custom filling machines for vertical and horizontal form fill seal applications, Middleby said.