News | May 25, 2017

Krones Strengthens Process Technology Footprint In U.S. Via Acquisition Of Javlyn


Krones, a leading manufacturer of filling and packaging technology, has completed the acquisition of Javlyn. Javlyn is based in New York State, and integrates process systems for the food, dairy and beverage industry.

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From left to right: Victor Tifone/President, Javlyn; Tim Raymond/EVP Sales & Marketing, Krones Inc.; ...

From left to right: Victor Tifone/President, Javlyn; Tim Raymond/EVP Sales & Marketing, Krones Inc.; Ron Bielinis/Vice President, Javlyn; Holger Beckmann/President & CEO, Krones Inc. (Photo: Krones Inc.)

“Javlyn's experience and know-how in the field of process technology is very synergetic to Krones, and its customer base is a great fit for us. With this complementary acquisition, we further strengthen our regional value proposition for our North American customers,” said Holger Beckmann, President and CEO of Krones Inc.

Ron Bielinis, a founding partner of Javlyn, stated, “We knew from the minute Krones approached us that there is a special fit here. My business partner Victor Tifone and I, along with the rest of the Javlyn team, are looking forward to being part of the local customer focused strategy of such a well-respected global organization.”

This acquisition represents another step in executing the Krones strategy to expand its process integration capabilities. Javlyn will remain in its current set-up in Rochester, New York, and will continue to be led by Ron and Victor. Javlyn will be part of the “Machines and Lines for beverage production/Process Technology” segment of Krones.

About Krones Inc.
Krones Inc. is the United States subsidiary of Krones AG, Neutraubling, Germany, a world leader in the manufacture of fully integrated packaging and bottling line systems as well as integrated brew house and processing systems, IT solutions and warehouse logistics systems. The company has facilities strategically located around the globe. Krones’ United States headquarters is in Franklin, Wis., a suburb of Milwaukee.

About Javlyn
Javlyn is a process system integrator headquartered in Rochester, NY. It specializes in highly automated food, dairy, and beverage process systems and is expert in the field of industrial control system integration.

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