Matrix product portfolio in FFS baggers expands Pro Mach’s primary packaging solutions.
Pro Mach, Inc.
announces that it
has acquired Matrix Packaging Machinery, a leading manufacturer of vertical form/fill/seal
machinery based in Saukville, WI, near Milwaukee. Matrix will join Pro Mach's
Primary Packaging Business Unit, which provides machinery solutions and
consumables for many of the world’s most recognized food, beverage, and consumer
Matrix, founded in 1988,
provides flexible packaging machinery for companies worldwide that require high
quality, versatile pouch and bagging solutions. Matrix solutions include
machines for pillow, gusseted, zipper, stand-up, and bag-in-bag packaging.
Matrix’s strength in vertical form-fill-seal packaging allows Pro Mach to reach
new markets worldwide with its diverse brands of high performance equipment and
integrated solutions. Pro Mach will also offer expanded flexible packaging
solutions to its existing customers.
“We are excited to welcome the
Matrix team to Pro Mach,” says Mark Anderson, Pro Mach President and CEO. “We
look forward to continuing the Matrix tradition of excellence and serving their
outstanding customers as well as providing their solutions to all the customers
of Pro Mach. We intend to have their highly capable team continue producing
Matrix packaging machinery in Wisconsin and Pro Mach’s excellent financial
strength will provide a stable base for Matrix to invest in new product
development and technologies to accelerate their already strong growth. We will
work with their team to continue to strengthen their operational excellence and
enhance their already strong customer support capabilities with our
ProCustomer® customer service program.”
Marc Willden, CEO at Matrix,
will join Pro Mach as Vice President and General Manager of Matrix. He will
report to Bud Lane, President of Pro Mach's Primary Packaging Business Unit.
“This is a win-win for our
customers,” says Willden. “As part of the
Pro Mach team, we are excited to expand our capabilities and continue to build
on our tradition of delivering and supporting rugged, easy-to-use, cost-effective
vertical form-fill-seal packaging solutions.”
“Matrix complements our existing
Primary Packaging brands and allows us to offer our customers proven flexible
packaging solutions," adds Lane. “We continue to expand our capabilities
at Pro Mach to better serve our existing customers and reach new markets
Pro Mach acquires Matrix Packaging Machinery
October 17, 2011