Duravant Acquires Multiscan Technologies

Company expands sorting, grading, and inspection equipment offering with acquisition

Powder Bulk Solids Staff

December 20, 2022

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Duravant LLC has acquired Multiscan Technologies.Image courtesy of Duravant LLC

Duravant LLC, a global engineered equipment and automation solutions provider to the food processing, packaging, and material handling sectors, has acquired Multiscan Technologies, a leading manufacturer of machine vision solutions for the food processing industry.

Headquartered in Alicante, Spain, Multiscan designs and builds equipment for the sorting and inspection of fruits, vegetables, and other agri-food products. Together with Duravant operating companies Key Technology and WECO, Multiscan extends Duravant’s reach across automated food processing and inspection categories with new complementary products, technologies, and applications.

A leader in vision technology for more than 25 years, Multiscan’s portfolio includes highly intelligent vision and transport systems for automated sorting and grading of food products and inspection systems using advanced x-ray digital processing and information management software that ensure food safety compliance. Multiscan serves customers in more than 35 countries, helping them improve efficiency, maximize throughput, and ensure final product quality.

“Multiscan extends our reach into agri-food markets with intelligent inspection solutions that are highly complementary to Key Technology’s and WECO’s offerings,” said Mike Kachmer, president and CEO of Duravant. “Their culture of innovation and customer commitment makes them a wonderful addition to the Duravant family.”

Mulitscan’s team of engineers, software developers and technical experts deliver complete turnkey solutions from their manufacturing hub in Europe and support customers worldwide directly and through a wide network of distributors and integrators. Multiscan also has sales and service subsidiaries in the US and Chile.

“Multiscan is excited to join Duravant, and we are especially looking forward to collaborating with Key Technology and WECO. Duravant’s impressive footprint and service infrastructure will enable us to grow faster than ever while continuing to deliver highly innovative solutions with complete lifecycle support to our customers,” said Simon Van Olmen, president of Multiscan.

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Established in 1983, Powder & Bulk Solids (PBS) serves industries that process, handle, and package dry particulate matter, including the food, chemical, and pharmaceutical markets.

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