Avery Weigh-Tronix acquires Central Weighing

June 12, 2012

Avery Weigh-Tronix, an industrial weighing products and systems manufacturer, has acquired Central Weighing, Fairmount, MN. Central has headquarters in the UK.

Terms were not disclosed.

Avery Weigh-Tronix said the acquisition will allow it to pool resources and service capabilities of the two companies to improve its offerings to customers.

Avery is based in Birmingham, England, with operations in North America, Ireland, France, Austria, India, Malaysia and China.

Central Weighing specializes in vehicle weighing, tracking and management systems. It also offers a web-based tracking and monitoring system for municipal vehicles and the waste industry marketed under the Exactrak name.

“Avery Weigh-Tronix is one of the leading industrial scale and weighing system manufacturers in the world. The acquisition of Central Weighing will bring a new depth of innovative products, allowing us the opportunity to expand our global reach and bring added value to the market by leveraging existing distribution networks,” said Peggi Trimble, general manager, industrial division at Avery Weigh-Tronix.

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