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Packaging Equipment Manufacturer Purchased

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Duravant, a global engineered equipment manufacturer serving the food processing, packaging and material handling sectors, announced in May it had purchased Hamer LLC, the Plymouth, Minn.- based manufacturer of packaging equipment for a variety food products, including potatoes. Duravant acquired Hamer, which specializes in automated bagging systems, fillers, sealers and robotic palletizers, from Hanover Partners and Tuckerman Capital. The purchase is aimed at expanding Duravant’s packaging platform and strengthening its engineering, design and service expertise in bag management system solutions.

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