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Tenova Takraf acquires FMC’s materials handling business

Global mining and bulk material handling equipment supplier, Takraf has acquired the assets of FMC Technologies’ material handling systems business unit based in Lansdale, Pennsylvania.

For over 100 years, FMC has been a global leader in providing material handling solutions to a variety of industries including mining, minerals, power and food.

The business provides systems expertise by engineering, procuring, and construction assistance of complete material handling systems for its customers. It also provides a line of proprietary equipment for rotary drying and cooling of various materials.

From large power generating stations to above-ground mining and material processing plants, FMC is widely known for its engineering solutions for efficient and dependable operations. FMC markets on a global scale with installations worldwide including US, Canada, Chile, China, India and Australia.

“This acquisition brings with it a number of advantages that we seek to leverage. We identified a need to add to our equipment portfolio and this opportunity enables us to realize our strategic goals — to strengthen our position in the lighter material handling business and reinforce our growth strategy,” said Dr. Frank Hubrich, CEO of Takraf, “FMC MHS’s product portfolio is complementary to Takraf’s and now enables the company to provide a range of equipment catering also to smaller volumes and integrated in-plant conveyor solutions.”

The business unit is being integrated into Takraf’s USA business, located in Denver, Colorado while FMC will retain its office presence in Lansdale.

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