Schold Acquires EMI Mills

Schold Manufacturing announces acquisition of EMI Mills (also known as Engineered Mills), expanding its product portfolio in fine particle technology, highlighted by EMI’s wide range of laboratory media mills.

Schold Manufacturing, a leading provider of industrial processing equipment, is pleased to announce its acquisition of EMI Mills (also known as Engineered Mills), a renowned company specializing in bead mills, mixers, and dispersers for small samples up to full-scale production volumes.

This strategic acquisition will enhance Schold’s product offering, benefitting those processing lab/pilot batches and in situations where pre-mix equipment is paired with a mill. This allows the company to provide even more comprehensive solutions to its diverse customer base.

EMI has established a strong reputation in the industry for its expertise in fine particle technology, where uniform and stable dispersions with a narrow particle distribution is critical. With a wide range of media mills and mixers, EMI delivers efficient dispersing, de-agglomeration, and particle reduction solutions. Their commitment to high-quality components and partnerships with reputable suppliers have earned it a trusted position among its customers.

EMI Mills Dave Peterson with Schold Team
John Duong, Chris Spatz, Dave Peterson (EMI), & Mike Barr

“We are thrilled to welcome EMI Mills to the Schold team. This acquisition represents an exciting opportunity to strengthen our position as a leading provider of industrial processing equipment. With EMI’s extensive experience in fine particle technology, we are confident our customers will benefit from the expanded range of options.”

– Chris Spatz, Schold President

“EMI Mills was a strategic acquisition as their production mills are paired with Schold pre-mix equipment in many plants. We will be able to offer clients a more cohesive sales and support eco-system now as one company. Additionally, EMI will also help introduce Schold into new industries and vice versa.”

– John Duong, Schold VP

Originally founded in 1979 as Eiger Machinery, Inc., the company underwent a name change to Engineered Mills, Inc. in 2011 to better reflect its market expertise and expanded technological capabilities. EMI Mills’ dedication to innovation and continuous improvement aligns perfectly with Schold’s commitment to providing cutting-edge solutions to its clients.

The acquisition of EMI Mills will also enhance Schold’s capabilities in terms of manufacturing and laboratory testing. EMI’s Grayslake, Illinois facility houses state-of-the-art equipment and resources, ensuring the highest standards of quality and performance in their products.

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