Mark W. Anderson named President and Chief Operating Office of ProMach, Inc.

Aug 15, 2005

CINCINNATI, OH - ProMach, Inc., a leading integrated packaging solutions provider for customers worldwide, announced today the appointment of Mark W. Anderson as President and Chief Operating Officer.

Mr. Anderson will lead operations of ProMach's three business units: Primary Packaging, End-of- Line Packaging and Identification and Tracking. He brings extensive management, marketing and engineering experience in the manufacturing industry to ProMach. Mr. Anderson, whose appointment is effective immediately, reports to John W. Paxton, Sr., ProMach Chairman and CEO.

"Mark brings critical knowledge, experience and vision that will strengthen our focus on creating exceptional value through the delivery of reliable products and support on time every time," said Mr. Paxton.

Most recently, as Vice President and General Manager of Tyler Refrigeration, Mr. Anderson directed the expansion of sales from $242 million to $288 million in three years. Before that he served as Vice President, Operations for Cooper Crouse-Hinds, a $300 million electrical products manufacturer. Previously, he also held several senior positions in the electrical products and switchgear industries. Mr. Anderson began his career as a Manufacturing and Systems engineer at Caterpillar, Inc.

Mr. Anderson earned his MBA and Masters in Manufacturing degrees from Northwestern University's J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management and Robert R. McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Engineering from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

About ProMach

ProMach is a family of best-in-class packaging and processing 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 production line: filling, bottling and capping, decorative labeling, flexibles and trays, pharma, handling and sterilizing, labeling and coding, and robotics and end of line. ProMach also provides systems and integration including turnkey solutions, design/build, engineering services, and productivity software to optimize production line design and deliver maximum uptime.

ProMach designs, manufactures, integrates, and supports the most sophisticated and advanced packaging and processing 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 North America, Europe, South America, and Asia. For more information about ProMach, visit and for more information on ProMach Careers, visit