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AMF BakeTech to expand Atlanta facility


June 13, 2014
By Bakers Journal

June 13, 2014, Atlanta, GA – Bakery equipment manufacturer AMF BakeTech will consolidate and expand its regional
manufacturing and engineering facilities in Gwinnett County, metro
Atlanta, creating 65 new jobs and $4 million in
capital investment for the community.

June 13, 2014, Atlanta, GA – Bakery equipment manufacturer AMF BakeTech will consolidate and expand its regional
manufacturing and engineering facilities in Gwinnett County, metro
Atlanta, creating 65 new jobs and $4 million in
capital investment for the community.

“We have grown substantially over the past five years across three
separate buildings. This move represents a strategic point for our
business that is essential to our continued success," said Kris
Soderstrom, general manager of AMF BakeTech, in a media statement. “As we consolidate multiple
facilities into one, we will now be able to further develop new products
and operate more efficiently.”

The company will consolidate its three existing Atlanta facilities into a newly
built, 63,000-square-foot building, expanding its footprint by more than
18,000 square feet. The LEED-certified building will house the
company’s engineering, operations, procurement, sales and accounting
departments.

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Its products are used in the large-scale production of
sliced bread, hamburger buns, hotdog buns, and other baked products
worldwide. The company’s customers include supermarket bread makers and
several fast food chains, including Bimbo Bakeries, Flowers Foods and
Sara Lee.

AMF Bakery Systems is headquartered in Richmond, Va., with
additional manufacturing operations located in Sherbrooke, Que., and
Tianjin, China.