US-based Duravant LLC, a global engineered equipment and automation solutions provider to the food processing, packaging and material handling sectors, has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Foodmate, a leading manufacturer of poultry processing equipment dual-headquartered in Ball Ground, Georgia, and Numansdorp, the Netherlands.
Foodmate’s automated secondary processing solutions for poultry are widely recognized as the gold standard in the industry.
“We are absolutely thrilled with this partnership,” said Mike Kachmer, President and CEO of Duravant. “Foodmate is the preferred provider of processing systems in the poultry processing industry globally. Combine that with their culture of laser-focused innovation and superior engineering expertise, Foodmate is a wonderful addition to the Duravant family.”
This partnership brings together two global engineered equipment leaders and extends Duravant’s ability to serve customers and partners in over 190 countries worldwide within the food processing sector.
The Foodmate brand of processing machinery has been a competitive force in the full line processing of poultry for over 15 years.