Pro Mach Expands Capabilities With New Flexible Packaging Group

The Flexible Packaging Group will market new offerings including Toyo Jidoki automated pouch packaging systems and Inever stickpack and sachet packaging systems. The Flexible Packaging Group will build on the existing Pro Mach divisions of Matrix vertical/form/fill/seal machinery and Rennco vertical baggers and heat sealers.

Cincinnati, OH September 19, 2013

Pro Mach, Inc. announced today that it has formed a new Flexible Packaging Group by acquiring the assets of Packaging Synergies Inc., a leading provider of high-quality packaging machinery for pouches, stickpacks, and other flexible packaging applications.

With this acquisition Pro Mach now offers numerous flexible packaging equipment solutions, adding the Toyo Jidoki and Inever brands to a flexible packaging product line that includes existing solutions from Matrix and Rennco. Toyo Jidoki, based in Tokyo, Japan, manufactures automated pouch packaging machines for food, retail, and industrial applications and specializes in retortable pouches and solutions requiring fitment dispensing systems with high quality seals and precise filling accuracy. Inever, based in Barcelona, Spain, manufactures stickpack, sachet, and 4-sided seal machinery for liquid and powder applications and offers a wide range of solutions from 2-lane to 20-lane ultra-high speed filling systems.

"In recognition of growing customer needs for flexible packaging solutions we will now sell and support a complete flexible packaging product line by building onto the existing capabilities of Pro Mach," said Troy Snader, former President of Packaging Synergies and the new Senior Vice-President of the Flexible Packaging Group. "Our new group will provide a full range of flexible packaging solutions to address our growing customer needs in a variety of industries including food, beverage, nutraceutical, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, chemicals, and more."

The Flexible Packaging Group will build on the existing Pro Mach divisions of Matrix vertical/form/fill/seal machinery and Rennco vertical baggers and heat sealers. The addition of the assets of Packaging Synergies will allow Pro Mach to offer a complete flexible packaging product line. The Flexible Packaging Group will market, sell, and support its expanded flexible packaging product line throughout North and South America.

"This is a win-win for our customers and a tremendous growth opportunity for Pro Mach," said Barry Heiser, President of the Flexible Packaging Group. "We see a strong demand for flexible packaging in the North American market and we can now provide our customers a full range of high-quality flexible packaging solutions supported by over 100 employees operating from over 135,000 square feet of manufacturing space. Additionally, many of our retort, filling, material handling, end-of-line, and identification and tracking customers are already using pouches and other flexible packages for their products or have plans to use them in the future. This will allow us to offer them an enhanced, single source solution across their packaging line, all backed by our industry leading Pro Mach technical engineering, sales, and ProCustomer service teams."

"We are very excited about this investment," said Mark Anderson, Pro Mach President and CEO. "Our customers are looking for partners they can trust and we will continue to invest in, grow, and support our flexible packaging capabilities so we can remain their preferred partner. Our ongoing investments will provide customers a wide range of complete flexible packaging systems, with the added benefit of working with a single source supplier that can provide a complete end-to-end solution for the entire packaging line."

See Pro Mach's Flexible Packaging Group at Pack Expo Las Vegas, September 23-25, Booth C-2221. For more information please contact 888-628-7491 or visit

About Pro Mach

Pro Mach is a leading provider of integrated packaging products and solutions for food, beverage, household goods, pharmaceutical, and other diverse consumer and industrial companies. Through multiple business units and related brands, Pro Mach provides equipment, installation, training, parts, and service in primary and secondary packaging, flexible packaging, end-of-line packaging, material handling, and identification and tracking.

Pro Mach has a diverse customer base, from Fortune 500 companies to smaller, privately-held businesses worldwide, which depend on reliable, flexible, technologically advanced packaging equipment and integrated solution sets. Pro Mach is headquartered near Cincinnati, Ohio with manufacturing facilities and offices throughout the United States and Canada. For more information about Pro Mach visit our website at

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