UK: Germany’s Schenck Process has acquired Process Components and its subsidiaries, including Kemutec Group in the US, with its brands Kemutec, Kek-Gardner, Mucon and PPS Air Classifier Mills from EPIC Private Equity. Process Components is a UK-based designer and manufacturer of powder processing and handling equipment, components and spare parts, serving the Chemical, Food, Pharmaceutical and Environmental industries.
The product portfolio of Process Components includes the brands: Kek-Gardner - founded in 1860, recognised for milling and sieving as well as mixing and blending technology; PPS Air Classifier Mills - founded in 1980; Mucon - founded in 1946, known for Iris Valves; and Kemutec - founded in 1980, known for powder processing equipment and systems.
“The acquisition of Process Components with its very well established product lines, a large installed base as well as a great reputation of its brands Kek-Gardner, PPS Air Classifier Mills, Mucon and Kemutec enriches the expertise and capabilities of Schenck Process. We are delighted to add key process steps in the area of mixing, milling and classification for our customers,” said Jay Brown, President Food, Chemicals & Plastics at Schenck Process.
Anthony Goodwin, managing director of Process Components will continue to lead the business following the takeover. No value for the purchase has been disclosed.