PRAB, Inc., Kalamazoo, Mich., said it purchased Triple/S Dynamics, Inc., a Dallas supplier of horizontal motion conveying systems, screening and separation equipment. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. PRAB is the parent to Hapman, a global manufacturer of conveyors and material handling equipment, providing solutions for the chemical, food, pharmaceutical, plastics, building and mineral industries.
“It’s a win – win and we are extremely excited to have strengthened each other’s capabilities,” said Hapman President & CEO Ned Thompson. "The companies are an excellent fit -- based on shared
corporate values and unrelenting commitment to innovation and product
Thompson noted that Triple/S is known for Slipstick® conveyors that handle hard-to-handle materials, particularly in
the food processing market where the risk of material breakdown and
damage is high.
PRAB officials said Triple/S employees, production, and operations will remain in Texas. They added that Triple/S current president and CEO Jeff Sullivan, will continue in his
leadership role and all Triple/S product lines will be represented by
their on-going network of independent sales offices.
Hapman buys Triple/S conveyor biz
January 17, 2011