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CPM Acquires Crown Iron Works

August 27, 2007

CPM, a leading supplier of process equipment and technology for the animal feed, oilseed, biofuels, and human food processing industries, has announced the acquisition of Crown Iron Works based in Minneapolis, MN.

Crown Iron Works is a leader in thermal, mechanical, and chemical process equipment for the oilseed extraction, edible oil refining, oleochemical, and biodiesel industries. CPM’s Roskamp Champion is a leader in oilseed cracking, flaking, and meal processing equipment for the oilseed industry. A unique combination of product portfolios, engineering capabilities, application expertise, and worldwide market coverage firmly establish CPM and Crown as a leading process solution and equipment provider for a variety of industries.

“Crown and CPM have a long history of collaboration on customer projects to deliver the most efficient and productive systems in the oilseed industry,” said Cliff Anderson, Crown Iron Works president. “The marriage of these companies will be a great benefit to our customers and employees as we strive to continue our legacy of providing superior process solutions.”