Pro Mach Acquires Jalbert Automation

Jan 10, 2017

  • Jalbert Automation has been a long-term key supplier for NJM Packaging, providing their patented beltorque® inline capping technology
  • Jalbert Automation also provides innovative custom engineering services with turnkey solutions in automation, robotics, and more

Cincinnati, OH – Pro Mach, Inc. announced today it has acquired Canadian-based Jalbert Automatisation, a long-term key supplier for NJM Packaging. NJM has held a significant ownership interest for over five years in the Montreal based Jalbert, a leader in automated production with customized solutions for the pharmaceutical, cosmetic, food processing, and chemical industries.

Jalbert developed the innovative beltorque® inline capping technology in partnership with NJM Packaging. This patented capping technology, with more than 250 installations worldwide, is a small footprint belt capping system with torque monitoring that runs up to 300 bottles per minute. The technology expands Pro Mach’s capping solutions to give customers a complete range of capping systems – from inline to rotary capping – available from multiple Pro Mach brands, including NJM Packaging, Zalkin, Pacific, Pack West, and Federal.

Jalbert also designs and integrates custom packaging solutions, with more than 450 turnkey packaging projects successfully completed across the entire packaging line. Customized solutions include tablet elevators, bottle packaging, pick and place robotics, pepperoni peeling, palletizing, and much more. Jalbert’s team boasts deep expertise in mechanical, electrical, and controls engineering, and partners with customers to design and develop both one-off custom machines as well as standard equipment.

“We’re pleased to welcome the Jalbert team to Pro Mach,” says Michel Lapierre, Pro Mach’s Pharmaceutical Packaging Group President. “Jalbert and NJM Packaging have a proud history of working together to develop innovative, high-performance, customer-focused solutions. Their capabilities and expertise will continue to expand our ability to solve the toughest customer challenges anywhere on the entire packaging line.”

About Jalbert Automatisation
Founded in 1997, Jalbert has hundreds of projects to its name with major corporations in pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, food, and chemicals. Jalbert employs a team of engineers and technicians qualified in system control and mechanical design that offer a complete range of automation services including industrial robotics, custom designed equipment, line optimization, equipment integration, installation, and project management. For more information about Jalbert, please visit


ProMach is a family of best-in-class packaging solution brands serving manufacturers of all sizes and geographies in the food, beverage, pharmaceutical, personal care, and household and industrial goods industries. ProMach brands operate across the entire packaging spectrum: filling and capping, flexibles, pharma, product handling, labeling and coding, and end of line. ProMach also provides Performance Services including integrated solutions, design/build, engineering services, and productivity software to optimize packaging line design and deliver maximum uptime.

ProMach designs, manufactures, integrates, and supports the most sophisticated and advanced packaging solutions in the global marketplace. Its diverse customer base, from Fortune 500 companies to smaller, privately-held businesses worldwide, depends on reliable, flexible, technologically advanced equipment and integrated solutions. ProMach is headquartered near Cincinnati, Ohio, with manufacturing facilities and offices throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Europe, United Arab Emirates and China. For more information about ProMach, visit

Media Contact

John Eklund
Vice President, Marketing