MPS and KJ Join Forces14 June 2013
NETHERLANDS/DENMARK - MPS Meat Processing Systems and KJ Industries has acquired cutting and deboning equipment manufacturer KJ.
MPS said that KJ’s leading position in cutting and deboning and its advanced logistic solutions will further strengthen MPS’ market leadership position.
Remko Rosman, CEO of MPS, said: "We are very pleased with this move. KJ is the market leader for automated red meat cutting and deboning systems.
“KJ fits the MPS product portfolio very well and complements MPS’ position as global market leader for red meat slaughter lines.
“Also, KJ has excellent logistics solutions. Our clear objective is to grow KJ in size, quality product offerings and service capabilities, in order to serve our customers even better."
Ulrik Gammelgaard, CEO of KJ, said: "The financial strength, global presence and innovation power of MPS will greatly benefit KJ and our customers.
“The range of complementary products and the strong access to the market enhance our mutual potential."
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