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CPM Acquires Conveyor Supplier Proline Engineering

November 30, 2017

Process equipment and technology supplier CPM Holdings Inc. (CPM) recently acquired Manchester, UK-based Proline Engineering, a supplier of conveyance solutions, installation, and aftermarket service for the metal packaging industry,

The British firm will become a part of CPM’s metal packaging solutions platform with Greenbank Technology.

“Proline brings terrific synergies to our metal packaging offering. Proline’s bespoke material handling solutions complement CPM’s leading position in washer and thermal technologies for the two-piece can industry,” said Ted Waitman, president of CPM, in a statement.

Following the transaction, Proline’s former owners, Ivan Wroe, Stephen Rimmer, and Colin Timms, will remain with the company in leadership and management positions.

CPM’s metal packaging product portfolio features washers, dryers, curing ovens, and conveyance solutions.

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