Ag Growth International Inc. (AGI) announced it has acquired Improtech Ltd., a provider of engineering solutions to the food and beverage industry. Improtech is a professional engineering services firm specializing in providing engineering design, project management and integration of new machinery and processes within the food and beverage industry. Founded in 1987 and headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Improtech has evolved from mechanical engineering consulting to providing clients with complete design/build solutions carefully tailored to accommodate the unique conditions of different production facilities. Sales at Improtech have historically been weighted towards multi-national entities and have averaged approximately $5,000,000 over the past three fiscal years.
Improtech adds complementary engineering capabilities to those at Danmare, enhancing AGI’s ability to provide complete engineering solutions to an increasingly diverse customer base. Areas of expertise for Improtech include liquid ingredient handling, design of fully automated clean-in-place systems, process utilities design, commissioning of new equipment, and machine safety and guarding design. Improtech also offers turnkey solutions which include design, equipment supply, installation, and commissioning.
Improtech joins Danmare, Sabe, and Mitchell Mill Systems as recent additions to AGI’s growing Food platform. AGI is a leading provider of equipment solutions for agriculture bulk commodities including seed, fertilizer, grain, and feed systems with a growing platform in providing equipment and solutions for food processing facilities. AGI has manufacturing facilities in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Brazil, South Africa and Italy and distributes its product globally.