Barry-Wehmiller Companies, of Missouri, US, has announced the acquisition of the majority of the assets and business of Mateer Burt, a leading domestic manufacturer of auger filling and labelling equipment serving the pharmaceutical, food, beverage, and personal care markets.
"Filling and labelling technology is a focus for market leadership, and this acquisition will accelerate the achievement of our strategic goals," said Timothy J. Sullivan, Barry-Wehmiller group executive.
Mateer Burt's auger fillers will be integrated with Barry-Wehmiller's filler product lines, enhancing its dry filling capabilities and broadening its customer base. Furthermore, Mateer Burt's pressure-sensitive labelling products will enhance Barry-Wehmiller's current labelling capabilities.
This purchase represents the 21st acquisition in 14 years for Barry-Wehmiller.