Middleby Acquires Automatic Espresso Machine Maker Synesso

Posted On: 12/3/2019

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ELGIN, IL -- Middleby Corp. has acquired Seattle-based Synesso, a designer and manufacturer of semi-automatic espresso machines for the commercial market. The company has quickly grown to $10 million in revenues.

Elgin, IL-based Middleby develops, manufactures, markets and services a broad line of equipment used in the commercial foodservice, food processing and residential kitchen equipment industries. Its brands for the commercial foodservice industry include Blodgett, Bloomfield, Middleby Marshall and Pitco Frialator.

Synesso machines are known for their robust and innovative design, as well as for being energy efficient, low maintenance and easy to operate and allowing users precise control of pressure and temperature for a superior espresso

"Our Seattle-based coffee companies are able to provide operators with a variety of sought-after options including automated bean to cup, cold brew, nitro brew, traditional carafe and now semi-automatic espresso," said Middleby chief executive Tim FitzGerald. "There are strong synergies between Synesso and our current U.S. coffee brands Concordia, JoeTap and Ss Brewtech. Together, as a group, Middleby is a leader in the industry with coffee diversity and innovation."