ProMach acquires Serpa Packaging

The company’s entire team, including founder and president Fernando Serpa, will join ProMach’s Robotics & End of Line group, led by Hutch Coburn, Senior Vice President

ProMach has acquired Serpa Packaging Solutions, provider of cartoning and end of line packaging systems for the pharmaceutical, medical device, nutraceutical, food, cosmetics, and personal care markets.

The addition of Serpa brings automated cartoning systems into ProMach’s portfolio and expands ProMach’s specialised secondary packaging machinery and line integration capabilities for the rapidly growing pharmaceutical industry.

Serpa designs and manufactures end of line packaging solutions including cartoners, case and tray packers, robotic palletisers, literature feeders, sleevers, and robotic product handling systems. The company also provides line integration and validation services, designing turnkey integrated packaging systems from start to finish with single-source responsibility.

“Serpa is no stranger to the ProMach organization,” said Mark Anderson, ProMach President and CEO. “We’ve worked with them on numerous projects over the years across multiple ProMach product brands and their customer-focused approach has always made them a wonderful partner. We’re excited to welcome Serpa to the ProMach family and look forward to working with their outstanding team as they continue developing innovative solutions, expanding into new markets, and bringing immense value to their customer base.”

The company’s entire team, including founder and president Fernando Serpa, will join ProMach’s Robotics & End of Line group, led by Hutch Coburn, Senior Vice President. ProMach will continue to invest in Serpa’s employees, brand, products, services, and facility, it says.

“The addition of Serpa to our already strong Robotics & End of Line portfolio means our customers have access to one of the most robust lineups of end of line solutions in the world, with more than 700 team members focused on designing, manufacturing, and supporting our secondary packaging systems in the marketplace,” said Mr. Coburn. “We’re excited about what Serpa brings to ProMach with their world-class cartoning and end of line capabilities. Together, we have an outstanding opportunity to bring unparalleled benefits to customers in nearly every market, from food to e-commerce to pharma and more, with anything from a single piece of machinery all the way to a completely integrated end of line system.”

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