Chicago—Provisur Technologies, Inc., a global leader in innovative food processing technologies has announced it has acquired Hoegger AG, a privately-held leading provider of form pressing, separation and cook & chill equipment. Based in Flawil, Switzerland, Hoegger serves leading food processors globally.
“Founded in 1976, Hoegger has a long tradition of innovative product design and a strong commitment to quality and reliability,” says Provisur president and chief executive officer Mel Cohen. “Those qualities make them a perfect fit for Provisur as we continue to expand our portfolio of technologies and provide our worldwide customers with a more complete and integrated array of solutions.”
Hoegger is the recognized global leader in meat press technology and is known for continuous innovation and uncompromising quality. This acquisition further expands Provisur’s growing global footprint and provides the company with added sales, service and production capacity in Europe.
“The acquisition of Hoegger not only significantly strengthens our position in the slicing and portioning markets, but also complements our existing separation business and expands our cooking portfolio to include industrial sous vide cooking and pasteurization technologies,” says Cohen.
According to Hoegger chief executive officer Stefan Koller, “We believe that the combined capabilities of Provisur and Hoegger will be the catalyst for continued product and technology development, while also providing our combined customers with broader and more integrated technical solutions to their processing needs.”
“We are excited to be part of Provisur and look forward to the benefits our new team can provide to our customers,” says Hoegger chairman Franz Koller.
About Provisur Technologies
Provisur Technologies is a leading global provider of precision engineered industrial food processing equipment and offers a broad range of equipment and integrated full line solutions for processing beef, poultry, pork, fish, and other food products. For more information, visit www.provisur.com.
About Hoegger AG
Hoegger is a recognized global leader in the supply of meat form pressing equipment, potato separation equipment and continuous cook & chill systems suitable for cooking, sous vide cooking and in-package pasteurization. More information at www.hoegger.com.
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