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Duravant Acquires Multiscan Technologies

Duravant Acquires Multiscan Technologies

December 22, 2022
Duravant LLC ("Duravant"), a global engineered equipment and automation solutions provider to the food processing, packaging and material handling sectors, announced that it has acquired Multiscan Technologies ("Multiscan"), a leading manufacturer of machine vision solutions for the food processing industry headquartered in Alicante, Spain.

Multiscan designs and builds equipment for the sorting and inspection of fruits, vegetables and other agri-food products. Together with Duravant operating companies Key Technology and WECO, Multiscan significantly extends Duravant’s reach across automated food processing and inspection categories with new complementary products, technologies and applications.

Multiscan has been a leader in vision technology for over 25 years. Their portfolio includes highly intelligent vision and transport systems for automated sorting and grading of food products and inspection systems using advanced x-ray digital processing and information management software that ensure food safety compliance.

Multiscan serves customers in more than 35 countries, helping them improve efficiency, maximize throughput and ensure final product quality.

Mike Kachmer, President and CEO of Duravant:
"Multiscan extends our reach into agri-food markets with intelligent inspection solutions that are highly complementary to Key Technology’s and WECO’s offerings. Their culture of innovation and customer commitment makes them a wonderful addition to the Duravant family."
Mulitscan’s team of engineers, software developers and technical experts deliver complete turnkey solutions from their manufacturing hub in Europe and support customers worldwide directly and through a wide network of distributors and integrators. Multiscan also has sales and service subsidiaries in the United States and Chile.

Simon Van Olmen, President of Multiscan:
"Multiscan is excited to join Duravant, and we are especially looking forward to collaborating with Key Technology and WECO. Duravant’s impressive footprint and service infrastructure will enable us to grow faster than ever while continuing to deliver highly innovative solutions with complete lifecycle support to our customers."