Baker Perkins Regains Its Independence
July 1, 2006
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - APV Baker, the specialist supplier of twin-screw systems for powder coatings and other thermoset applications, has been acquired from Invensys by private investors. The new company will trade as Baker Perkins. The APV Baker business acquired by British entrepreneurs John Cowx and Brian Taylor is based in Peterborough, UK, and Grand Rapids, Mich.