The news follows Unibloc’s expansion into a larger facility.
January 12, 2021
Kennesaw, Ga.-based Unibloc Pump, a manufacturer of positive displacement pumps, strainers, valves, bubble traps and other solutions for sanitary flow control applications, said it was acquired by May River Capital, a Chicago-based private equity firm focused on helping high-caliber industrial businesses grow and prosper.
The deal will expand Glanbia’s ability to provide ingredient systems to its customers.
August 13, 2020
Glanbia Nutritionals, Chicago, a wholly owned subsidiary of Kilkenny, Ireland-based Glanbia plc, said it agreed to acquire Foodarom, a Québec-based custom flavor designer and manufacturer servicing the food, beverage and nutritional product industries with turnkey flavors and formulation support.
Meijer, the Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer, has acquired the plant operations at Bareman's Dairy, a local family owned company based in Holland, Mich. Meijer's move into dairy production will also include a more than $8 million investment to expand the Bareman's dairy plant in Holland, Mich.
GEA Process Engineering purchased an existing high-shear mixing technology that’s designed for the mixing of high-viscosity dairy and food products such as sweetened condensed milk, ice cream mixes, processed cheese and spreads, ready-to-drink iced coffees and chocolate and isotonic drinks. The new mixing business will be headquartered at GEA Skanderborg in Denmark, and will market products under the new Mixing Formula brand name.
Heat and Control and Food Process Systems (FPS) formed a global partnership to develop and market new technology for applying batters, breading and other coatings to a variety of food products. FPS designs and builds versatile applicators for coating bakery products, nuts and more. Heat and Control is a leading international manufacturer and supplier of machinery systems and controls for food processing, seasoning application, conveying, inspection, weighing and packaging.
Gold Coast Ingredients received certification for International Food Standard (IFS), Version 5, a standard that is benchmarked against the criteria of the Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI). This certification provides evidence of the commitment of Gold Coast Ingredients to build and operate a management system capable of meeting these requirements.