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PMMI welcomes New Members

Thursday, Apr 16, 2015

The Board of Directors of PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, announces newly instated PMMI member companies. The Board voted on the new members during its April 11 meeting, held in conjunction with PMMI's 2015 Executive Leadership Conference (Ponte Vedra, Florida).

“An incoming class of PMMI member companies this large clearly shows the great value PMMI brings to the processing and packaging industry” says PMMI Chairman Bill Crist, CEO, Kliklok-Woodman.

Companies interested in PMMI membership should contact Heather Harvey, membership manager, PMMI, for further information: 571.612.3200 or

PMMI's Board of Directors approved the following companies for membership:

General Membership

A&B Process Systems Corporation (Stratford, Wisconsin) manufactures stainless steel process skids/super skids, tanks, piping systems, agitators, mixers/blenders, vacuum systems and clean in place (CIP)/pigging systems.

Aaron Engineered Process Equipment LLC (Bensenville, Illinois) manufactures processing product preparation machinery including mixers, blenders, dry/powder/solid filling equipment used in pharmaceutical and chemical industries.

Acasi Machinery (Miami, Florida) manufactures variable speed conveyors and unscrambling and accumulating rotary tables.

Avure Technologies (Middletown, Ohio) manufactures high pressure processing machinery used in food preservation processing.

Bausch Advanced Technologies, Inc., (Clinton, Connecticut) manufactures pharmaceutical packaging machinery including cleaning, capping/lidding, filling, closing and collating machinery.

CAM Packaging Systems (Aurora, Ontario, Canada) manufactures accumulating/collating machinery and form/fill/seal machines for bags.

Conveyor & Automation Technologies, Inc., (Towson, Maryland) manufactures accumulating/collating machines, conveyors, container orienting, denesting and stacking machines and palletizing/depalletizing machinery.

Duravant (Downers Grove, Illinois) parent company of PMMI member companies: Fischbein Company and Marlen International.

HiMEC Conveyors (Rochester, Minnesota) manufactures accumulating/collating – spiral/helical and conveying machines for food processing, dairy and medical industries.

Hinds-Bock Corporation (Bothell, Washington) manufactures process machinery, agitators, mixers/blenders, hoppers, pumps, tanks, over capping, press-on lidding, roll-on capping, conveying, filling and closing, form/fill/seal machines used in food and baking industries.  

Hytrol Conveyor Company, Inc., (Jonesboro, Arkansas) manufactures conveyor systems, controls and solutions for packaging and processing.

Medical Packaging Inc. (Ringoes, New Jersey) manufactures pharmacy packaging solutions for oral solids, liquids, vials, and syringes for hospitals, long-term care and assisted living facilities including bar coding, track and trace, and cup/tray/tub filling and sealing machines.    

Modern Process Equipment Corporation (Chicago, Illinois) manufactures process machinery including granulators, grinders, mills and cable/drag chain conveying systems for the coffee, dried food, spices and chemical industries.  

Novus X-Ray (Doylestown, Pennsylvania) manufactures X-Ray inspecting machines for food manufacturers and packers in the fresh produce, confection/candy, dairy, grain, cereal, meat, poultry, seafood and tobacco industries.

Point Five Packaging, LLC, (Schiller Park, Illinois) manufactures modified atmosphere packaging (map) machines for the food industry.

Proseal America Inc. (Richmond, Virginia) manufactures heat (constant) sealing machines and vacuum/gas purge sealing machines for the food and pharmaceutical industries.

Rinco Ultrasonics USA (Danbury, Connecticut) manufactures ultrasonic welding machinery, ultrasonic cutting equipment, closing, sealing, seaming, form/fill/seal – horizontal, controlled atmosphere packaging (CAP) and bag/pouch making machines.

Sani-Matic (Madison, Wisconsin) manufactures ultrasonic cleaning machines, washing, rinsing, cleaning machines (bottle/crate/part) and clean in place (CIP)/pigging systems for the food, beverage, pharmaceutical, personal care and biotech industries.   

Seal-A-Tron Shrink Packaging Equipment (Portland, Oregon) manufactures heavy duty manual and automatic shrink packaging equipment including sealing, shrink bundling, shrink tunnel/oven, shrink and sleeve wrapping and over wrapping (film or paper) machines.

SMB Machinery (Ball Ground, Georgia) manufactures conveying systems including belt, elevating/lowering, lane divider/merge/transfer/infeed and pneumatic conveyors.  Also build electrical panels, operator interfaces, process controls & supervisory systems designed, manufactured, tested and certified on-site (UL 508 certified).

Wenger Manufacturing Inc. (Sabetha, Kansas) manufactures product preparation machinery including cutters, extruders, formers, coating enrobing and drying equipment.  Also build control systems and software – process and batch controls for the processing industry.

Materials Membership:

Cantech Industries, Inc., (Johnson City, Tennessee) manufactures pressure sensitive tapes.

CardPak, Inc., (Solon, Ohio) manufactures solvent and water-based heat seal blister cards for high visibility packaging.

Coveris (Greenville, South Carolina) manufactures film, laminates, coatings and both flexible and rigid packaging solutions.

Eagle Flexible Packaging (Batavia, Illinois) manufactures flexible packaging including roll fed film, preformed pouches and pre-zip roll film.

Grupo Phoenix (Aventura, Florida) manufactures rigid thermoformed and injection molded cups.

H.S. Crocker Co., Inc., (Huntley, Illinois) manufactures die cut foil and non-foil lidding, two-part lids and pharmaceutical-extended labels.

HLP Klearford (New York, New York) manufactures visual packaging including plastic folding cartons, clear tubes and custom thermoforming.

Inland Label (La Crosse, Wisconsin) manufactures a variety of labels including in-mold, cut & stack, pressure sensitive, blow-mold and shrink labels for food, beverage and consumer product markets.

Monosol, Kuraray WS Film Division (Merrillville, Indiana) manufacturers water soluble film for product applications including detergents, medical laundry bags, agricultural chemicals and temporary disposal waste bags.

Polyglobal S.A. De C.V. (Chihuahua, Mexico) manufactures various types of anti-static polyethylene foam including light or dense rolls, lamination on one or two sides, planks and coils.

Prolamina (Westfield, Massachusetts) manufactures extrusion coated and laminated films and papers, metallized and adhesive laminated films and papers, foils and coated fabrics for the food packaging, health care and industrial/specialty markets.   

Supplier Membership:

Aventics Corporation (Lexington, Kentucky) manufactures hydraulic and pneumatic components.

Elobau Sensor Technology, Inc., (Waukegan, Illinois) manufactures measuring and inclination sensors, position detection switches, sensor components including actuators and clamps.

Leuze Electronic USA (New Hudson, Michigan) manufactures data transmission/control components, switching sensors and measuring sensors.

Linmot USA, Inc., (Elkhorn, Wisconsin) manufactures linear servo motors, guided actuators, servo drives and constant force magnetic springs.

Tolomatic, Inc., (Hamel, Minnesota) manufactures electric linear actuators, pneumatic cylinders, industrial brakes, right-angle gearboxes and disc cone clutches.

Vorne Industries (Itasca, Illinois) manufactures electronic control systems and single and multi-line production display monitors.

About PMMI

PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies is a trade association representing more than 700 companies that provide a full range of processing and packaging machinery, materials, components and containers. PMMI actively brings buyers and sellers together through initiatives such as, educational programs and world-class events, connecting participants in the processing and packaging supply chain with their customers around the world. PMMI produces the PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows that include EXPO PACK México 2015, June 16–19 (Mexico City, Mexico); PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2015 (Sept. 28–30, Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nev.); PACK EXPO International 2016, Nov. 6–9 (McCormick Place, Chicago, Ill.); Pharma EXPO, co-located with PACK EXPO International 2016; PACK EXPO East 2017 (Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia) and EXPO PACK Guadalajara. PMMI owns PMMI Media Group, a market-leading B2B media company that produces information for processing and packaging professionals, bringing together solution providers and end-users and facilitating connectivity throughout the supply chain. Its world class media brands • Packaging World, Automation World, Healthcare Packaging, Contract Packaging and Packaging + Processing OEM • are proven leaders in covering this diverse and dynamic marketplace, and its digital products incorporate leading edge media technologies to deliver informed, actionable business intelligence to the industry. PMMI Media Group also produces The Automation Conference, an annual education and networking forum, taking place in Chicago each spring.

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