ProMach announced that it has acquired Modern Packaging, a manufacturer of filling and sealing solutions for the food and dairy industries. The addition of Modern expands ProMach’s capabilities into the filling of cups and trays to complement its existing solutions in filling free-flowing liquids, semi-viscous products, and viscous products into bottles and other rigid containers.
Modern designs, manufactures, and supports stainless steel equipment for filling, heat sealing, overcapping, loading, and denesting premade cups and trays as well as gas flush, HEPA, Clean in Place (CIP), and Sterilization in Place (SIP) systems.
Filling systems could be provided in fully enclosed, ultra-clean, modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) with gas flush, or aseptic configurations and all systems are designed to fulfill USDA and 3-A Sanitary Standards.
“We’re thrilled to welcome the team from Modern Packaging to ProMach,” said Mark Anderson, president and CEO, ProMach. “Modern expands our keystone filling capabilities, giving ProMach even more options to provide our customers where processing and packaging converge on the production line.”
Founded in 1989 and located New York, Modern has solutions in operation worldwide, providing inline and rotary filling systems for food products such as hummus, salsa, condiments, dressings, sauces, and dips along with dairy products such as sour cream, ice cream, yogurt, and cheeses, as well as many more packaged products.
“Modern brings even more value to our established customers in the food market with their solutions,” said Doug Stambaugh, ProMach president, primary packaging. “Modern’s leadership is fully committed to their customers and their team and ProMach is fully committed to supporting Modern’s next phase of growth.”
Modern co-founders, Syed (Zaki) Hossain and Jaroslaw (Jerry) Dabek, will continue leading the Modern team that includes over 100 employees. ProMach will continue to invest in Modern’s New York-based facility, team, and operations to strengthen their product lineup and accelerate growth and support capabilities in key markets.
For more information, visit www.ModernPackagingInc.com.