K-Tron Buys Premier Pneumatics

K-Tron International, Inc., Pitman, N.J., has acquired Premier Pneumatics, Inc., Salina, Kan., a supplier of pneumatic conveying and bulk-handling systems.

K-Tron International, Inc., Pitman, N.J., has acquired Premier Pneumatics, Inc., Salina, Kan., a supplier of pneumatic conveying and bulk-handling systems. This marks K-Tron’s third acquisition of this type of equipment. A leader in feeding and blending, K-Tron entered pneumatic conveying nine years ago with acquisitions of Canada’s Hurricane and the U.K.’s PCS Pneumatics and Colormax. Premier provides a broader range of vacuum and pressure conveying and larger-capacity equipment. Premier retains its current location and brand name.