Pro Mach Named to Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Private Companies for Fourth Time

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3-Year sales growth of 73% leads to highest national and local ranking yet; Over 500 employees added in 3 years.

Pro Mach, Inc.

Pro Mach, Inc.

We are very fortunate to have high performing teams at all our brands who work together to create opportunities, hustle for our customers, and deliver results. —Mark Anderson, Pro Mach CEO and President

Pro Mach, Inc. announced today that it has been named to the 2014 Inc. 5000 list of the fastest growing private companies in the United States. This marks Pro Mach’s fourth time on the Inc. list and its highest ranking at 4,058 nationwide and 32 in the Cincinnati Metro Area. Pro Mach achieved a 3-year sales growth rate of 73%, moving them up more than 700 spots from its first year on the list in 2008 and nearly 20 spots higher than last year. Pro Mach moved up 10 spots on the Cincinnati list. In terms of total revenue, Pro Mach ranks 84th on the Inc. list and 2nd in the Cincinnati Metro Area.

“This honor is a testament to our outstanding employees and their focus on growing our business and creating value for our customers,” said Pro Mach CEO and President Mark Anderson. “We are very fortunate to have high performing teams at all our brands who work together to create opportunities, hustle for our customers, and deliver results.”

Pro Mach is one of North America’s largest packaging machinery manufacturers and integrated system providers, with more than 25 equipment brands sold throughout the world. Pro Mach provides automated solutions that drive efficiency and increase packaging line performance for diverse food, beverage, pharmaceutical, consumer goods, and industrial goods companies. It manufactures and integrates bottling and capping, primary packaging, flexible packaging, material handling, identification and tracking, and end-of-line packaging solutions. Pro Mach has manufacturing and sales facilities in the US, Canada, and Europe. Pro Mach’s capability to be a single source provider for a wide range of complementary products and integrated systems across multiple parts of the packaging and product handling process makes it unique in the industry. On average, Pro Mach’s top customers purchase from more than 8 Pro Mach brands.

Pro Mach has added over 500 employees in the 3 years measured by Inc., and boasts one of the largest and most experienced engineering and customer support staffs in the packaging industry – the average employee tenure is well over 15 years. Pro Mach has more than 100 patents or patents pending on packaging innovations and is a leader in the industry in sustainable manufacturing and incorporating common packaging machinery standards such as PackML. Pro Mach’s ProCustomer® brand for service and support is at the forefront of ensuring a superior customer experience throughout the purchase and product lifecycle.

During the 3-year period measured by Inc., Pro Mach increased revenues from $225.1 million to $389.4 million. Pro Mach has made 13 acquisitions since 2011, expanding its product and service capabilities and geographic markets. During the 3-year period Pro Mach expanded its footprint in Europe and increased its focus on Latin America and other emerging markets. Pro Mach announced in September it is being acquired by affiliates of AEA Investors LP. The transaction is expected to close before the end of this year.

“We will continue to aggressively invest in our company and our team to expand our capabilities and better serve our customers,” added Mr. Anderson. “Our focus remains on building long term customer relationships based on creating efficient, high performing packaging, material handling, and processing lines.”

According to Inc., the companies on this year’s list reported aggregate revenue of $211 billion and created 505,000 jobs.

About Inc. and the Inc. 500|5000

Founded in 1979 and acquired in 2005 by Mansueto Ventures, Inc. is the only major brand dedicated exclusively to owners and managers of growing private companies, with the aim to deliver real solutions for today’s innovative company builders. Total monthly audience reach for the brand has grown significantly from 2,000,000 in 2010 to over 6,000,000 today.

The Inc. 500|5000 is a list of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation. Started in 1982, this prestigious list of the nation's most successful private companies has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success. The Inc. 5000 Conference & Awards Ceremony is an annual event that celebrates their remarkable achievements. The event also offers informative workshops, celebrated keynote speakers, and evening functions. For more information, visit

About Pro Mach

Pro Mach is a leading provider of integrated packaging and processing products and solutions for food, beverage, consumer goods, pharmaceutical, and other diverse companies. Through multiple brands, Pro Mach provides product packaging and processing equipment, PMMI certified trainers, installation, parts, and service in Bottling & Capping, Primary Packaging, Flexible Packaging, Material Handling, Identification & Tracking, and End of Line Packaging.

Pro Mach has a diverse customer base, from Fortune 500 companies to smaller, privately-held businesses worldwide, which depend on reliable, flexible, technologically advanced equipment and integrated solutions. Pro Mach is headquartered near Cincinnati, Ohio with manufacturing facilities and offices throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe. For more information about Pro Mach visit

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