Cleveland, OH…In a strategic move to increase comprehensive customer solutions, Bevcorp, LLC, recently acquired FCI Inc., of Cleveland Ohio, a manufacturer of aftermarket change parts to the beverage industry and supplier of specialized industrial parts.
The acquisition of FCI, apremierchange parts supplier for more than 50 years, builds upon Bevcorp’s established handling equipment and processing reputation in the beverage industry by offering the following additional capabilities and benefits to new and existing customers.
- Change parts for numerous European and North American fillers, cappers and other packaging equipment
- Increased customer productivity and changeover reduction through efficient handling equipment and conversion packages
- Increased engineering and machining capacity that promote speed to market for new package production lines
FCI is industry-recognized and will continue to advance Standard Bolt-on Change Parts, E-Z Fit Tool-less Quick Change Parts and Neck Control for PET bottles along with innovative products to decrease changeover time and increase filling line productivity.
These additional capabilities, coupled with Bevcorp’s reputation for unparalleled service in the filling and blending industry, will now provide customer solutions as FCI Container Handling Division of Bevcorp.
“It’s a win-win for FCI and Bevcorp customers,” said Chris Pascarella, President of Bevcorp LLC. “Bevcorp’s manufacturing expertise will supplement the strong FCI industrial parts group, and the increased machining capabilities will better serve FCI’s current customers.”
Pascarella said the advantage of the combined organizations will manifest in outstanding opportunities for all customers to achieve greater value from their packaging investments with blending, rotary rinsing, filling, capping, seaming and container handling solutions under one umbrella of ownership.
“Combining the depth of the talent pool of both organizations will provide valuable solutions and added resources to all customers when it comes to product package design, handling andcustomersupport,” said Pascarella.