DeLaval acquires milkrite | InterPuls

Stockholm, Sweden, 2 July 2020 – DeLaval has today announced further investments into the future of dairy farming solutions and services through the acquisition of milkrite | InterPuls from Avon Rubber. The transaction is subject to clearance from relevant anti-trust authorities.

“We are proud to welcome milkrite | InterPuls to the DeLaval Group. milkrite | InterPuls is a very successful company with a strong brand and trademark portfolio acknowledged by dairy farmers across the world. milkrite | InterPuls will operate as a stand-alone company in the DeLaval organisation although Craig Sage, Managing Director of milkrite | InterPuls, will report directly to me”, says Joakim Rosengren, President & CEO of DeLaval.

 

milkrite | InterPuls is a global leader providing complete milking point solutions to dairy farmers around the world with the aim of improving every farm it touches. milkrite | InterPuls will continue its long-term strategy with the same management, organisational set up, brands and channels to market.

“milkrite | InterPuls has been an important part of Avon Rubber for many years, however, the Board believes that now is the right time to sell the business. We believe that under new ownership, milkrite | InterPuls will have the opportunity to continue to flourish and grow in the future”, says Paul McDonald, CEO of Avon Rubber.

About DeLaval
Our vision is to make sustainable food production possible. As a company built on innovation, we constantly work to find ways of helping our customers, dairy farmers, do more with less by providing world-leading milking equipment and solutions.

Today, DeLaval has approximately 4,500 passionate professionals operating in more than 100 markets around the world. DeLaval is part of the Tetra Laval Group. See more at www.delavalcorporate.com

About Avon Rubber
Avon Rubber is an innovative technology group, which designs and produces specialist products and services to maximise the performance and capabilities of its customers. We specialise in life critical personal protection systems, as well as milking point solutions through our two businesses, Avon Protection and milkrite | InterPuls.

Avon Protection is a recognised global leader in respiratory and ballistic protection for the world’s militaries and first responders.

milkrite | InterPuls is a global leader providing complete milking point solutions to dairy farmers across the world with the aim of improving every farm it touches.