Bucher Unipektin has acquired the Polish company B&P Engineering Sp. z o.o., a manufacturer and supplier of equipment for juice and concentrate production. With the acquisition, Bucher Unipektin further strengthens its position as a leading supplier of fruit juice processing systems and technologies.
B&P Engineering Sp. z o.o., a privately held Polish company founded in 2003, designs, manufactures and installs engineered equipment for juice and concentrate production as well as stainless-steel tanks for the beverage industry. Its 450 employees generated annual net sales of around CHF 30 million in the past years. The company is located in Przeworsk and has a modern setup for parts and tanks production. All employees and the very dedicated management team will remain in place and operate under the new name Bucher Unipektin Sp. z o.o.
With this acquisition, Bucher Unipektin is in the position to supply its beverage customers with entire processing lines, complementing its high-tech equipment with B&P’s systems and vessels, and to provide an enhanced sales and after-sales service to its customers.
Bucher Unipektin, a Swiss-based business unit of Bucher Industries AG, is a globally leading manufacturer of systems and components for the juice and the beer industry and for drying technologies. The business unit’s production sites are in Switzerland, Spain, Germany, Czech Republic and China, supported by a sales and service organisation in Poland, Ukraine, Russia, New Zealand and Mexico and a global distribution network.