Big Dutchman acquires Poultry Management Systems Inc.

“PMSI and Big Dutchman share common values”

May 26, 2009

Big Dutchman, a leader in poultry and pig production equipment, has acquired a majority interest in Poultry Management Systems, Inc. (PMSI), located in Saranac, Michigan, USA. PMSI holds the majority of the market share in the USA and Canada in computer controls for the egg production industry. PMSI was founded in 1980 by Stephen Herbruck who will remain a shareholder and Chairman of the Board of Directors. Doug Powell, its president, will maintain his position. PMSI will continue its operations in Saranac and will continue to operate as a fully independent company.

“The similarities between Big Dutchman and PMSI led us to make this acquisition,” says Clovis Rayzel, President of Big Dutchman USA, “PMSI and Big Dutchman share common values such as being customer-driven, solutions-oriented, and forward-thinking.”

Big Dutchman’s global headquarters are located in Vechta, Germany. The headquarters for the Americas is located in Holland, Michigan.

Source: Big Dutchman International

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PMSI (Poultry Management Systems, Inc.) provides custom state-of-the-art solutions that address the unique challenges egg and poultry producers face every day.