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Middleby Bakery Group acquires Burford
Middleby Bakery Group (Auto-Bake, Baker Thermal Solutions, Spooner Vicars and Stewart Systems) has acquired Burford Corp., a manufacturer of industrial baking equipment. Burford is based in Maysville, Oklahoma.
“Burford is a long-standing, respected brand known worldwide for their innovative baking solutions,” said Selim A. Bassoul, chairman and chief executive officer of Middleby. “The company has many patented technologies and is a leader in their industry. Burford solutions are highly complementary to our existing bakery brands. Also, there are many synergies within our existing international sales and manufacturing infrastructure that will allow Burford to sell into new markets and expand their global presence.”
Burford product offerings include seed topping applicators, pan oiling and glazing equipment, splitting and dough imprinting equipment, bag closing machines, and pan shakers.
Stewart Systems acquires Emico
Stewart Systems of the Middleby Bakery Group, is proud to announce our most recent acquisition of Emico Automated Bakery Equipment Solutions of Sante Fe Springs, California. Encompassed with distinct sophistication of engineering and craftsmanship, the high speed bun make- up system, delivers uniformed precision and product control while seamlessly maintaining 140 cuts per minute (on 4 inch bun) without compromising quality.