Milk Specialties Global has announced that it has acquired the Protient Dairy Processing Facility in Norfolk Nebraska from PGP International. The Norfolk facility is considered a state-of-the-art processing plant capable of producing a wide variety of specialty milk products including lactose, cream, milk proteins, whey proteins and hydrolysates. The addition of this facility will significantly enhance Milk Specialties Globals’ Food Solutions’ position as a major supplier to the sport nutrition, health and wellness, and infant formula markets.
Milk Specialties Global Food Solutions is a manufacturer and marketer of specialty nutritional proteins including specialty milk and whey proteins and a wide range of nutraceutical products. “The acquisition of the Norfolk Facility allows for significant expansion of our base ingredient business” said David Lenzmeier, President of Milk Specialties Global – Food Solutions. “This is a very sophisticated manufacturing facility. It will give us great flexibility in terms of product opportunities; it strengthens our capacity and will enhance our abilities to better supply our growing customer base.”
Leonard Davis of Harry Davis & Company brokered the sale on behalf of PGP International. According to Harry Davis & Company President Leonard Davis, “This was a mutually beneficial sale and acquisition for both PGP International and Milk Specialties Global.”
Milk Specialties Global, headquartered in Carpentersville, Illinois, has seven manufacturing plants in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Nebraska and now employs more than 400 people. Its products are sold worldwide into the food and animal nutrition industries. The company operates two business units: Milk Specialties Global Food Solutions and Milk Specialties Global Animal Nutrition. For more information about Milk Specialties Global visit www.milkspecialtiesglobal.com
For more information or to schedule an interview call David Lenzmeier – Telephone – (952) 942-7310, ext. 5105 (office)/(612) 418-6201 (cell).
Milk Specialties Global Food Solutions, 10125 Crosstown Circle, Eden Prairie, MN 55344 USA