Provisur® Technologies acquires AM2C, a leading global manufacturer of mechanical separation equipment located in Quimper, France.
CHICAGO, Illinois – On July 22, 2011, Provisur Technologies, Inc. (“Provisur”) acquired all of the stock of AM2C SAS and its sister company, Mecaprecis SAS, a leading global supplier of mechanical separation equipment for the food processing industry. AM2C has particular strength in poultry markets and strong distribution throughout Europe and the emerging markets.
Coupled with its existing Beehive business, Provisur now becomes the clear global market leader in mechanical separation equipment, aftermarket parts and service. According to Provisur CEO, Mel Cohen, “The AM2C brand is a complementary addition to our separation portfolio, enhancing our product offering while extending our global reach. Both companies share a philosophy around growth through product innovation and customer service which will facilitate the integration process.”
By bringing together the AM2C and Beehive brands, Provisur now has the most versatile offering of rotary technology in the industry. “We are truly excited to join the Provisur organization. AM2C will now have access to resources that will allow us to continue to innovate while reaching a truly global customer base,” says current AM2C President and owner, Olivier Kerdiles. Kerdiles will continue to be responsible for the AM2C business as well as assuming a leadership position within Provisur’s overall separation business. Cohen further commented, “Our philosophy at Provisur is to emphasize the importance of our brands. Our intent is to capture the market synergies from this acquisition while preserving AM2C’s identity in the marketplace”.
Mecaprecis is a high tolerance, machined parts manufacturer based in Concarneau, France. Mecaprecis provides numerous functional parts for AM2C’s separators and also sells to other customers.
Provisur is a leading global innovator in the food processing equipment industry whose brands and products include, in addition to AM2C, Beehive separating equipment, Formax forming and slicing equipment, Cashin slicing equipment and Weiler grinding and mixing equipment.