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CPM Holdings acquires pellet mill manufacturer Bliss Industries


August 5, 2021
By CPM Holdings

CPM Holdings Inc. has acquired Oklahoma-based Bliss Industries.

CPM, based in Minnesota, is a leading global supplier of process equipment, services, and technology to the animal feed, oilseed, food, and engineered materials industries.

Bliss, founded in 1981, is a leading manufacturer of hammermills, pellet mills, counterflow coolers, and peripheral equipment for the biomass, pet food, and animal feed industries.

“We are excited to partner with Bliss Industries and broaden our product offering and expand our customer base,” David Webster, CEO of CPM, said. “Like CPM, Bliss’s equipment is respected for its world-class quality and durability. We look forward to working with the Bliss team to build upon their track record of success and accelerate their growth.”

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Paul Gill, president and CEO of Bliss, said Bliss and CPM operate under similar philosophies.

“In addition to our complementary product lines, our companies are like-minded,” he said. “We place high value on customer relationships, and we are known for the collective industry knowledge and expertise of our teams. By joining the CPM family, we can accelerate our capability for product innovation and provide even greater service to our customers.”

Business partners will continue to be served through their current contacts.