The Middleby Corp., Elgin, Ill., acquired CVP Systems, a Downers Grove, Ill.-based manufacturer of high‐speed packaging systems for the meat processing industry.

“CVP Systems is a world leader in modified atmosphere packaging, a highly innovative packaging technology that extends the shelf life of food through removing air and introducing a more beneficial environment during packaging. The addition of CVP further deepens the capabilities of our food processing group with a highly complementary technology to our product portfolio,” says Selim Bassoul, chairman and CEO of The Middleby Corp. “With this acquisition, we add a highly respected brand and continue to strengthen the portfolio of comprehensive solutions that we offer our customers in the food processing industry.”