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Duravant acquires Foodmate as a provider of poultry processing solutions

Duravant, a leading high-tech equipment company, signs definitive agreement to acquire Foodmate

Duravant LLC ("Duravant"), a global leader in high-tech equipment and automation solutions and a provider of food processing, packaging and materials organization, today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Foodmate, a leading manufacturer of equipment for the The manufacturer has two headquarters, one in Ball Ground, Georgia, USA and the other in Numansdorp, The Netherlands. Foodmate's automated, subordinate poultry processing solutions are widely recognized as the gold standard in the industry.

"We are very enthusiastic about this partnership," said Mike Kachmer, President and CEO of Duravant. "Foodmate is the preferred supplier of processing systems for the poultry processing industry worldwide. Combined with their laser-focused culture of innovation and superior manufacturing expertise, Foodmate complements Duravant Family wonderful. "

This partnership brings together two global technical equipment leaders and expands Duravant's ability to serve food processing customers and partners in over 190 countries around the world.

"We are excited to be part of and to work with the Duravant family of world-class brands," said Scott Hazenbroek, President of Foodmate US. to continue to offer first-class solutions, to optimize yields, to improve quality and to reduce laboratory costs for our customers. Duravant's food cycle management via the company's SupportPro services complements and improves our existing offer in the field. Thus, the goals for productivity and Increase customer efficiency. "

Foodmate processing machinery has been a competitive poultry processing force for more than 15 years. With a global strategic footprint, manufacturing and manufacturing interfaces in Europe, demo and exhibition facilities in the US and the Netherlands, and sales and setup in the US represents, the Foodmate customers are also supported by a local presence in 55 countries. Foodmate's well-founded manufacturing and development capabilities enable the custom design of fully automated solutions ranging from weighing and quality grading to cutting and boning the poultry product. With the recognition of its advanced software technologies for screening and grading capabilities with proprietary software, as well as its in-depth knowledge of the applications, Foodmate continues to strengthen its global presence.

David Hazenbroek, President of Foodmate B.V. in Holland, said: “Foodmate has a base of more than 900 branches to support the world's largest poultry processing companies. In partnership with the Duravant companies, we can continue to pursue our approach to innovation and excellent service that puts the customer first. "

About Duravant

Headquartered in Downers Grove, IL, USA, Duravant is a global engineering equipment company with manufacturing, sales and service facilities throughout North America, Europe and Asia. Through its portfolio of operating companies, Duravant delivers reliable end-to-end process solutions for customers and partners through technical expertise and integration knowledge, project management and excellent operational performance. With global sales and service networks, they support all markets that they serve in the aftermarket directly and for life in the areas of food processing, packaging and material handling. Duravant's leading brands stand for innovation, durability and reliability. More information is available at www.duravant.com.

About Foodmate

Foodmate is a leading equipment manufacturer for poultry processing, headquartered in the Netherlands. Founded by industry experts in early 2006, the company expanded its global expansion to North and South America in 2010 with the establishment of Foodmate US. Foodmate Brasil was later opened in 2015, followed by Foodmate Poland in 2017 and the takeover of Foodmate UK in 2019. Foodmate has become a committed and reliable partner to major poultry processing companies around the world. In 2017, Inc. Magazine ranked Foodmate US, Inc. 13th on its 36th annual list of America's Fastest Growing Unlisted Manufacturers. The Inc. 5000 list contains the most prestigious lineup of the fastest growing privately held companies in the country. For information on Foodmate US, visit www.foodmateus.com. Information about Foodmate B.V. can be found at www.foodmate.nl.

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Contacts

Media contact Duravant:
Eleni Yianas
Vice President, Marketing
630 635 3914
[email protected]

Media contact Foodmate:
Silvana Paterno
Marketing Manager
678 819 5271
[email protected]