Stuttgart, October 2022 –Hillenbrand, Inc.’s acquisition of LINXIS Group, leaders in specialized equipment for the food, pharma, and cosmetics industries, has formally been completed. LINXIS Group has six industry-leading brands – Bakon, Diosna, Shaffer, Shick Esteve, Unifiller, and VMI – that serve customers in over 100 countries. With a global footprint, LINXIS Group specializes in the design, installation and service of industrial process equipment and automation solutions that are complementary to the equipment and solutions Coperion currently offers to the food and pharma industries. LINXIS Group will be a part of the Coperion Food, Health & Nutrition Division, headed by Kevin Buchler as President Food, Health and Nutrition division and Tim Cook as Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer, Linxis.
Both companies will combine their strengths and capabilities as global suppliers to the food and health industries. LINXIS Group’s highly specialized equipment and strong reputation as a leading supplier for mixing, ingredient automation, and portioning solutions directly align with Coperion’s growth strategy for food applications. Together, Coperion and LINXIS Group can leverage their respective expertise and combined global footprint to provide enhanced solutions for customers.
The combined global customer service resources provide an enhanced support network to our customers. Additionally, multiple state-of-the-art test centers are available world-wide for product development and proof of concept trials.