In the United States (US), CPM Holdings Inc. (CPM), a leading global supplier of process equipment, services, and technology to the animal feed, oilseed, food, and engineered materials industries, has recently announced the acquisition of a compatriot pellet mill equipment manufacturer, Bliss Industries, LLC (Bliss). The value of the transaction has not been disclosed.
Founded in 1981, Bliss is a leading manufacturer of hammermills, pellet mills, counterflow coolers, and peripheral equipment for the biomass, pet food, ethanol, rendering, and animal feed industries.
We are excited to partner with Bliss Industries and broaden our product offering and expand our customer base. Like CPM, Bliss’s equipment is respected for its world-class quality and durability. We look forward to working with the Bliss team to build upon their track record of success and accelerate their growth, said David Webster, CEO of CPM.
Headquartered in Ponca City, Oklahoma (OK), Bliss specializes in equipment for size reduction of materials, the creation of pellets from various materials, and the cooling of pellets and other industrial products.
Commenting on the announcement, Paul Gill, President, and CEO of Bliss said that Bliss and CPM operate under similar philosophies.
In addition to our complementary product lines, our companies are like-minded. We place a high value on customer relationships, and we are known for the collective industry knowledge and expertise of our teams. By joining the CPM family, we can accelerate our capability for product innovation and provide even greater service to our customers, Paul Gill said.
Business partners will continue to be served through their current contacts. Bliss and CPM remain committed to delivering the highest level of service to their customers.