Over 50 Years and Counting
Hinds-Bock Corporation is based in Bothell, Washington and is a world leader for industrial grade bakery and food processing equipment — our experience in the design, manufacture and selling of filling, depositing and pumping equipment actually dates back to 1962 when the Philip Bock Corporation pioneered air powered piston filler technology.
Fast Forward to 2018 and Hinds-Bock is now part of the Middleby Corporation, a U.S based publicly traded global leader in the food service, food processing and bakery production equipment industry. Middleby develops, manufactures, markets and services a broad line of equipment used in the commercial food service, food processing, and residential kitchen equipment industries and can be found in 1 of 3 kitchens throughout the world!
“For decades, Hinds-Bock has been a leader in filling and depositing technologies serving industrial baking, food processing & other specialty areas. This acquisition allows Middleby to offer a customized and complete integrated solution for their high volume baking & processing needs”, said Selim Bassoul, Chairman and CEO of The Middleby Corporation.
Hinds-Bock is headed by President Gary Hinds, Executive Vice President Lance Aasness and Rod Gregg Vice President of Sales, Marketing and International sales. Hinds-Bock’s has an in-house testing facility which includes depositors, pumps and a fully stocked inventory of test spouts, pistons and cylinders, moving spout bridges, hoppers and controls.
Our equipment is USDA, FDA and AG Canada/CFIA approved and built to 3A standards for dairy applications. In the baking market, we hold BISCC certification. We support our industry with our membership in the following organizations:
o Bakery Equipment Manufacturers Association
o Retail Bakers Association
o Food Processing Machinery and Supplies
o American Society of Bakery Engineers
In 1962 Philip Bock and Philip Bock Corporation pioneer’s air powered piston filler technology. Philip saw a need to optimize the production of meat filled burrito’s after viewing traditional the manual scoop and fill method.
1970's - 1980
Jim Hinds and Philip Bock join forces and start building the Hinds-Bock Corporation with industrial equipment designed and manufactured in-house for food and baking companies throughout United States and Canada.
1970's - 1980's
Showing off an integrated conveyor and depositing system at an always busy booth at a regional trade event.
1980's - 1990's
Three good looking lads, Lance Aasness, Gary Hinds and Rod Gregg standing proud with a Hinds-Bock integrated multi-piston batter depositor for muffins.
Hinds-Bock continues to innovate, design, build and sell bakery and food equipment throughout the world.
Building fully automated ready meal solutions. Hinds-Bock creates equipment solutions based on your specific production and application requirements.