RiV Manufacturing Group announces acquisition of Yeaman Machine Technologies

Lake Forest, IL June 3, 2019 – RIV Manufacturing Group announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Yeaman Machine Technologies, a leading innovator in the engineering and manufacturing of packaging systems.  Yeaman Machine Technologies provides automated cartoners, pre-made pouch machines, case packers and other custom packaging solutions.   “We are excited to begin a new journey with the Yeaman family and build on the company’s rich history in providing cartoning, case packing and pouch bag automation”, stated Rick Hoskins, President of RIV Manufacturing Group.  “The opportunity for our Colborne and Foodbotics brands to cross pollinate with the Yeaman product line is something our combined customer base will benefit from for years to come.  Our ability to now offer complete end of line solutions for a wide variety of products is an important factor in our customers’ ability to own the fastest, most flexible and efficient automation solutions.”   Bill Yeaman, the company’s founder will continue to manage the Yeaman product Engineering and Manufacturing processes.  Mr. Yeaman added, “The future of the Yeaman product line has never been brighter, we are excited to leverage the market presence, engineering and manufacturing know how of RIV Manufacturing Group, but also help its Foodbotics brand provide total packaging automation solutions to various target markets.”   About RIV Manufacturing Group   RIV Manufacturing Group owns Colborne Foodbotics, LLC and CF International, LLC.  These entities provide standard and custom Robotic automation solutions for the Food Industry in addition to process automation for the Specialty Baked Goods business.  The company engineers and manufacturers its products in Lake Forest, IL.