Duravant, Downers Grove, Ill., acquired Ohlson Packaging, a weighing, counting and filling machine manufacturer based in Taunton, Mass. The purchase expands Duravant’s product portfolio and strengthens the company’s integration and service capabilities.

Ohlson Packaging’s product portfolio includes combination and linear weighers, vertical baggers, pouch machines, bucket elevators, rotary tables, supply hoppers and more.

“Our team is very excited to welcome Ohlson Packaging to the family of Duravant operating companies,” says Mike Kachmer, chief executive officer of Duravant. “We truly appreciate the opportunity to partner with John Ohlson and the entire Ohlson Packaging team. They have done an outstanding job of growing their business in a profitable way while demonstrating values that are perfectly aligned with those at Duravant.”

“We are very excited about joining Duravant,” adds John Ohlson, president of Ohlson Packaging. “Ohlson’s commitment to its customers is the cornerstone of our business, and we look forward to carrying on that customer-centric philosophy as a member of the Duravant family.”

With the acquisition of Ohlson Packaging, Duravant will continue to serve its customers in frozen foods, among others.