The Middleby Corporation announced the acquisition of Burford Corporation, a leading manufacturer of industrial baking equipment. The company is based in Maysville, Oklahoma and has approximately $15 million in annual revenues.

“Burford is long-standing, respected brand known worldwide for their innovative baking solutions. The company has many patented technologies and is a leader in their industry,” said Selim A. Bassoul, chairman and CEO of The Middleby Corporation. “Burford solutions are highly complementary to our existing bakery brands. Also, there are many synergies within our existing international sales and manufacturing infrastructure that will allow Burford to sell into new markets and expand their global presence.”

Burford product offerings include seed topping applicators, pan oiling and glazing equipment, splitting and dough imprinting equipment, bag closing machines and pan shakers.