ProMach Expands Capabilities With New Flexible Packaging Group

Sep 19, 2013
  • Flexible Packaging Group will market new offerings including Toyo Jidoki automated pouch packaging systems and Inever stickpack and sachet packaging systems
  • Enhanced capabilities complement existing flexible packaging solutions from Matrix vertical form fill and seal systems and Rennco vertical bagging equipment
  • See ProMach’s Flexible Packaging Group at Pack Expo Las Vegas, September 23-25, Booth C-2221

Cincinnati, OH - ProMach, 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 ProMach 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 ProMach,” 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 ProMach 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 ProMach 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 ProMach,” 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 ProMach technical engineering, sales, and ProCustomer service teams.”

“We are very excited about this investment,” said Mark Anderson, ProMach 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 ProMach’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 Matrix

Matrix is an industry leading manufacturer of rugged, cost competitive, and easy-to-use vertical form fill seal (VFFS) equipment for all types of flexible packaging and operates as a master distributor of INVpack stickpack and sachet machines, Pacraft pre-made pouch packaging machines, and Cetec Industrie flexible bagging machines . With more than 30 years of flexible packaging expertise, Matrix has the ability, knowledge, and commitment to tailor highly efficient and profitable packaging systems for our customers on a global scale. Matrix is a product brand of ProMach, a global leader in packaging line solutions. As part of the ProMach Flexibles & Trays business line, Matrix helps its packaging customers protect and grow the reputation and trust of their consumers. ProMach is performance, and the proof is in every package. Learn more about Matrix at and more about ProMach at

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