Pro Mach Relocating Quebec Manufacturing Operations to Expanded State-of-the-Art Facilities in Minnesota



    CINCINNATI, June 8 /CNW/ - To accommodate growth and better serve its
customers, Pro Mach is relocating manufacturing operations for its Orion
division from Laval, Quebec to expanded state-of-the-art facilities in
Alexandria, Minnesota. In addition to housing manufacturing operations for
Orion, the facilities provide additional manufacturing capacity for Pro Mach's
Brenton Engineering Division already located in Alexandria.

    Orion's division headquarters, sales, customer service and distributor
support will continue to operate in Collierville, Tennessee as it has for more
than 15 years. Orion is a leading provider of durable, high quality stretch
wrapping systems and part of Pro Mach's End-of-Line Business Unit, which also
includes Brenton Engineering.

    "Our highest priority is continued satisfaction of our customers during
the transition," said Pro Mach Chairman and CEO John W. Paxton, Sr. "Our
Alexandria expansion allows us to accommodate growth in our End-of-Line
business and better serve Brenton and Orion customers with enhanced service
and quality and new integrated solutions. Pro Mach will continue to provide
the same quality products that customers have grown to expect from Orion
throughout its long history."

    "Providing integrated packaging solutions and subsystems is an important
part of our End-of-Line product strategy," continued Mr. Paxton. "Co-location
of Brenton and Orion manufacturing and engineering will allow us to implement
that strategy with greater efficiency, focus, and speed."

    The expansion in Alexandria includes an additional 85,000 square feet of
space to be shared by Brenton and Orion. Pro Mach broke ground in March and
expects the facility to be completed by early Fall with full operating
capacity by the end of this year.

    About Pro Mach, Inc.

    Pro Mach, Inc. is a leading provider of integrated packaging products and
solutions for food, beverage, household goods, pharmaceutical, and other
diverse consumer and industrial companies. Through three business units and
related divisions, Pro Mach provides equipment, training, installation, and
parts in primary packaging, end-of-line packaging, and identification and
tracking. Our industry leading divisions and brands include Allpax, Axon,
Fowler Products, Ossid, and Roberts PolyPro in Primary Packaging; Brenton
Engineering, Orion Packaging, Rennco, and Wexxar Packaging in End-of-Line
Packaging; and ID Technology in Identification and Tracking.

    Pro Mach has a diverse customer base, from Fortune 200 companies to
smaller, privately-held businesses worldwide, which depend on reliable,
flexible, technologically advanced packaging equipment and integrated solution
sets. Pro Mach is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio with manufacturing
facilities and offices throughout the United States and Canada.

    Pro Mach, Inc. is an Odyssey Investment Partners, LLC. portfolio company.
Odyssey is a leading middle-market private equity fund with approximately $1.0
billion under management. Areas of investment focus for Odyssey include
industrial, aerospace, business and financial services as well as route-based
services.

    For more information about Pro Mach visit our website at
www.ProMachInc.com.




For further information:

For further information: Pro Mach, Inc. Brent Meyer, 513-831-8778, ex.
437 bmeyer@ProMachInc.com

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