MILLBURN, N.J. — Kason Corp. of Millburn, which makes screening, sifting and fluid-bed processing equipment, has purchased Kek-Gardner Ltd., a maker of sifting, mixing and size reduction equipment.
“The acquisition of Kek-Gardner expands Kason's global reach while broadening its portfolio of solutions-based equipment and systems for pharmaceutical, food, dairy, chemical, plastics and powder coating applications,” Kason CEO Jonathan Weiner said in a press release.
Terms were not disclosed.
With the deal, Kason claims to be the world's largest manufacturer of centrifugal sifting equipment.
Kek-Gardner, located in Cheshire, England, will oversee Kason's European operations. George Tunnicliffe, former managing director of Kek-Gardner, will become managing director of Kason Europe. Henry Alamzad will continue as Kason's president and head of global sales and marketing.