ISTANBUL, TURKEY — Alapala and Axor Srl are expanding their partnership to build integrated turnkey pasta production plants for the food industry.

Axor is an Italian pasta technology company, while Alapala is a provider of turnkey wheat, semolina, maize and feed mills with more than 700 completed projects.  

Alapala has acquired majority of the shares of Axor Srl to ensure a strong relationship with one of the Italy’s pioneering companies in pasta technologies.

“As one of the world’s leading grain processing technology groups and Turkey’s leader grain processing and food technology exporter company, we have extended our operations to pasta technologies industry through an acquisition,” said Görkem Alapala, chief executive office, Alapala Holding. “We will be operating in international markets in this niche sector. We will continue our production in Italy with our partner who are the founders of Axor Srl. By combining our networks through the partnership between Alapala and Axor Srl, we will be able to supply integrated plants.”