Purvis Industries subsidiary acquires design, engineering company

By |  March 27, 2018

Kmec Engineering & Conveying Systems, a subsidiary of Purvis Industries, acquired Picor, a design and engineering company in bulk material truck and train precision loading systems.

Kmec’s acquisition includes the assets, trademarks, brand rights, patents and intellectual property of Picor. In addition to train precision loading systems, Picor produces telescoping chutes, mass flow gates, diverter gates, clamshell gates and slide gates.

Additionally, Tony Walker, president and head engineer of Picor, joins the Kmec team through the acquisition.

Picor will operate inside the Kmec Engineering & Conveying platform, providing and expanding the company’s material flow and loading solutions.

“This is a great step forward for Kmec and Purvis industries,” says Cameron Barker, vice president of corporate operations for Purvis Industries. “We believe Picor will greatly expand both the market reach and total system capabilities of our Kmec business.”

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