Bob Williams Appointed VP and General Manager at Axon

Williams expands his leadership role at Axon to foster ongoing innovations in the company’s shrink sleeve, multipack, and tamper evident band applicator technology

RALEIGH, NC — Axon, powered by Pro Mach, announced today that Bob Williams has been named Vice President and General Manager of Axon. Williams joined the company in 2014 as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Axon is a leading manufacturer of fully automated, heat-shrink labeling, tamper-evident banding, and stretch-sleeving equipment. In the past three years, Axon has introduced the most advanced series of new products in terms of productivity and flexibility in its more than 30 year history.

“Since joining the company, Bob has demonstrated exceptional skills in marketing innovation to the packaging industry,” said Bud Lane, President, Pro Mach Primary Packaging Group. “I’m confident that his energy, knowledge, and enthusiasm will enable him to provide the exceptional leadership that is essential for our ongoing growth.”

Prior to working for Axon, Williams was Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Triangle Packaging Machinery Company. During his 27-year career in the packaging industry he also held senior level management and sales and marketing positions with such firms as SWF Companies and GD Package Machinery, Inc. Williams, a graduate of the United States Military Academy, West Point, holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Engineering.

“With the ongoing innovations in Axon’s products and demonstrated commitment to customer service, I believe the company is poised for continued growth,” said Williams. “I am passionate about technology and its role in enabling us to provide new and better solutions to our customers.”

For more information on Axon’s heat-shrink labeling, tamper-evident banding, and stretch-sleeving equipment, call 1-800-598-8601. Visit

About Axon

Axon is a leading manufacturer of fully automated, heat-shrink labeling, tamper-evident banding, and stretch-sleeving equipment. With more than 30 years experience delivering products and solutions that are affordable, reliable, versatile, and easy to use, Axon sets the standard for technology development and customer value within the industries it serves. Visit Axon at

About Pro Mach

Pro Mach is a leading provider of integrated packaging products and solutions for food, beverage, household goods, pharmaceutical, and other diverse consumer and industrial companies. Through multiple business units and related brands, Pro Mach provides equipment, installation, training, parts, and service in bottling and capping, primary packaging, flexible packaging, identification and tracking, material handling, and end-of-line packaging.

Pro Mach has a diverse customer base, from Fortune 500 companies to smaller, privately held businesses worldwide, which depend on reliable, flexible, technologically advanced packaging equipment and integrated solution sets. Pro Mach is headquartered near Cincinnati, Ohio, with manufacturing facilities and offices throughout the United States and Canada. For more information about Pro Mach visit  

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