Pro Mach, Inc., Covington, Ky., acquired high-speed labeling solutions provider P.E. Labellers SpA, Italy. The addition of P.E. Labellers expands Pro Mach’s capabilities to provide high-speed decorative labeling and integrated solutions worldwide.

P.E. Labellers has been a technology leader in automatic high-speed rotary and linear labeling equipment for more than 40 years, and provides a wide range of labelers and solutions for consumer and industrial packaged goods companies from more than 10 facilities worldwide.

“We’re pleased to welcome P.E. Labellers founder Bruno Negri and his global team to Pro Mach,” says Mark Anderson, Pro Mach president and CEO. “With the addition of P.E. Labellers, Pro Mach now has a very complete labeling solutions portfolio for almost any customer. Along with our other industry leading brands NJM Packaging, Weiler Labeling Systems, Axon, EPI Labelers and ID Technology, we now have a full range of primary, secondary and tertiary labeling solutions for virtually any application, including high-speed production lines, custom packaging, e-commerce and complex pharmaceutical requirements.”

Bruno Negri, co-founder and chairman of the board of P.E. Labellers, along with Nicola Schinelli, vice chairman of P.E. Labellers, will continue to lead the P.E. Labellers team, spanning over 400 employees across the world.

“Pro Mach and P.E. Labellers bring together a great deal of experience and success in complementary and diverse markets,” says Negri. “Together, we have many outstanding opportunities to better serve our mutual customers and introduce new ones to some of the packaging industry’s most innovative solutions across the entire packaging line. We remain fully committed to providing the global marketplace with the best labeling technology and customer support, and I firmly believe with Pro Mach, we have the ideal partner to help us continue our tremendous growth. We share a common strategic vision for the long-term future, and will be adding new facilities to help us continue our focus and commitment to actively improving our already exceptional quality and service. I very much look forward to continuing to lead the P.E. Labellers team, as we enter the next chapter of our story.”

“Many of our global customers want a single-source provider of machinery solutions and integrated systems that will help them simplify line development, achieve optimum performance, reduce risks and better manage costs,” says Barry Heiser, Pro Mach president, global filler and integrated solutions. “The core keystone systems that many of our high production customers want to integrate first are filling, capping and labeling. The addition of P.E. Labellers advances our high-speed capabilities, and helps us better serve these customers worldwide.”