Provisur acquires French equipment manufacturer
Aug. 1, 2017
by MEAT+POULTRY Staff
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Mel Cohen, president and CEO of Provisur, said the acquisition of Lutetia is an important step for Provisur.
CHICAGO – Provisur Technologies Inc. announced the acquisition of Lutetia, a leading manufacturer of tumblers, massagers and injectors as well as smoking and defrosting equipment for the food industry. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Philippe Longo, the former owner of Lutetia, will continue to manage the Plailly, France-based business for Provisur. “I am pleased that Lutetia will now be part of Provisur,” Longo said. “This is the next step in the evolution of our company and will allow us to expand our global reach while also continuing to provide a high level of support to our existing customers.”
Mel Cohen, president and CEO of Provisur, said the acquisition of Lutetia is another important step in Provisur’s goal of building a global and multicultural enterprise.
“Lutetia is a natural fit for our business,” Cohen said. “The portfolio of equipment is complementary to our existing offering and will allow us provide additional solutions and deeper value to our customers.”