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Middleby buys bakery equipment manufacturer Hinds-Bock

Published 19 February 2018

Middleby, a manufacturer of foodservice equipment, has acquired Hinds-Bock for an undisclosed price.

Hinds-Bock is a manufacturer of solutions for filling and depositing bakery and food product, an integral part of the industrial baking and food processing line.

The company is based in Bothell, Washington and has approximately $15 million in annual revenues.

Middleby chairman and CEO Selim Bassoul said: “For decades, Hinds-Bock has been a leader in filling and depositing technologies serving industrial baking, food processing and other specialty areas. This acquisition allows Middleby to offer a customized and complete integrated solution for their high volume baking and processing needs.

“Hinds-Bock technology will highly complement the existing bakery and processing systems of our current brands. We can now offer our customers more with one supplier.”

Hinds-Bock is a top manufacturer of standard and custom depositing machines and fully automated lines for the baking industry for depositing batters such as muffin, cupcake and cake, depositing fruit pie fillings, mini cake lines, icing equipment and dry toppings such as streusel and nuts.

Food factories also rely on Hinds-Bock for liquid bottle filling, high speed meal filling systems, value added protein applications and expertise in the integration of standard and custom filling machines for vertical and horizontal form fill seal applications.

Source: Company Press Release