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Tetra Pak buys mozzarella equipment producer Johnson Industries

Staff Writer |
Tetra Pak has acquired Johnson Industries International, a company specialising in the design, development and manufacture of equipment and lines to produce mozzarella cheese.

The ​company also manufactures a range of cheese cutting, shredding and brining equipment.

These additions broaden Tetra Pak’s wide-ranging cheese technology portfolio and strengthen its position as a leading global provider of cheese manufacturing solutions.

Based in Wisconsin, U.S., Johnson Industries International, is one of North America’s principal suppliers to the high-quality, high-volume segment of mozzarella cheese manufacturing.

Johnson Industries International will remain in its current location and will continue to focus on its core business.​

Monica Gimre, Executive Vice President, Processing Systems at Tetra Pak said, “The acquisition of Johnson Industries International adds essential know-how and technology in a sector of the cheese market that is growing ever-more important to our business."

Grant Nesheim, President of Johnson Industries International, said, “This transaction means that our innovations will be supported by the global resources and leading expertise of Tetra Pak.

"This will benefit our customers in the long run as they continue to receive our market-leading products and services supported by Tetra Pak’s global organisation."

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