The Board of Directors of PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, announces new PMMI member companies. The Board voted on the new members during its April 5 meeting, held in conjunction with PMMI's 2014 Executive Leadership Conference (Indian Wells, Calif.).

“The continued and consistent growth of PMMI membership is a testament to its continuing value and the strength of the packaging and processing industries,” 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

Bossar U.S.A. (Lawrenceville, Ga.) manufactures form/fill/seal equipment.
Burford Corporation (Maysville, Okla.) manufactures closing, seaming, sealing machines as well as conveying, feeding and labeling equipment.
CP Packaging, LLC, (Appleton, Wisc.) manufactures thermoform/fill/seal and modified atmosphere packaging machines.
Engineered Automation of Maine (Biddeford, Maine) manufactures custom automation systems and has a standard line of labelers.
Flex-Line Automation Inc. (Chester, Ill.) has transferred from a supplier to a general member. The company manufactures custom automation and conveying systems.
Garrido Printing Equipment Inc. (Miami, Fla.) manufactures die cutting/cutters/creasing machinery.
Hoosier Feeder Company (Knightstown, Ind.) manufactures parts handling equipment including: centrifugal, vibratory and linear feeders, conveyors and bulk supply hoppers.
LabelPack Automation, Inc., (Bradford, Pa.) manufactures controls and custom label application equipment.
Maquinaria Jersa, S.A. DE C.V. (Cuautitlan Izcalli, Mexico) manufactures fillers, palletizing systems and conveying machines.
Packaging Efficiency Solutions (Morristown, N.J.) manufactures electronic tablet and desicant fillers, labelers, conveyors and integration services to the pharmaceutical industry.
Straub Design Company (Minneapolis, Minn.) manufactures automated equipment to apply adhesive tapes.
VC999 (North Kansas City, Mo.) manufactures form/fill/seal machines, vacuum chamber machines, packaging robotics.

Materials Membership

CGP Expal Inc. (Bromont, QC, Canada) manufactures coating papers, films and other substrates to meet specific packaging requirements.
Zhejiang Zhongcheng Packaging Material CO. Ltd. (Lenexa, Kan.) manufactures polyolefin shrink films.

Processing Membership

Grote Company (Columbus, Ohio) manufactures conveyors, cutters, dicers and portioners for the processing industry.
Horizon Systems Inc. (Lawrence, Kan.) manufactures continuous dense phase conveying, batching/mixing, dilute phase conveying, process and product safety and controls for processing.
IQF Frost Inc. (San Jose, Calif.) manufactures hygienic, quick-freeze freezers for the processing industry.
OCS Checkweighers, Inc., (Lawrenceville, Ga.) manufactures weighing and inspection equipment.
Resource Recovery Company (Hickory, N.C.) manufactures equipment to process water for heating in processing facilities.
Romaco, Inc., (Lincoln Park, N.J.) manufactures homogenizers, mixers, cookers and vacuum systems for processing.
Russell Finex Inc. (Pineville, N.C.) manufactures vibratory sieves, separators and liquid filtration equipment.
SIPA North America (Alanta, Ga.) manufactures process mix and blend machines.

Supplier Membership

Bison Gear & Engineering (St. Charles, Ill.) manufactures AC & DC electric motors, integral gearmotors and gear reducer products.
Fastechnology Group, LLC, (Glen Carbon, Ill.) manufactures industrial control panels.
M.G.M. Electric Motors NA Inc. (Vaudreuil-Dorion, QC, Canada) manufactures electric motors for the packaging industry.
Rexnord Corporation (Milwaukee, Wisc.) manufactures modular conveying chains, gear boxes and wash down bearings.
Sonotronic Inc. (Brighton, Mich.) manufactures ultrasonic welding, cutting and sealing heads for the packaging industry.