Bainbridge Associates was created in January 1996 to provide a unique capability for the North American confectionery and snack markets...a domestic sales and service resource for many of the world's leading manufacturers of process equipment used to produce a variety of end-products to these industries. These capabilities range from ingredient preparation, cooking, forming, product enhancing, packaging, as well as many other ancillary process and production requirements.
With over 90 years combined experience in providing process and production solutions to the confectionery and snack industries, the company maintains a very active...high profile role in many industry associations including NCA, RCI PMCA, AACT and FPMA. The company also participates in all major trade shows, technical conferences and conventions relating to the markets served.
The management of the company consists of two individuals, Ross and Bryan Bainbridge. The company is responsible for exclusive sales for confectionery and snack industry related process and forming equipment
in the United States and Canada.
Ross Bainbridge, managing partner, began his confectionery and snack industry experience in the late 1960's, relating to connections with APV Baker (i.e. Werner Lehara / Baker Perkins). He was responsible for confectionery equipment sales from the early 1970's through the mid 1990's. Ross has served on many National Confectioners Association committees, such as the All Candy Expo, Associate Advisory Board, and as the supplier representative on the NCA Board of Directors.
Bryan Bainbridge began his experience with the company in June of 1997, working in customer support,
sales, and project management. He is a member of the Candy Industry Kettle Committee since 2007 and
the 2014/15 Committee Chairman.
Erv Klein began his career with APV Baker (Werner Lehara/Baker Perkins) in the late 1970's. Working there as a field service technician and in confectionery sales through 2001. Erv then formed E. Klein Associates representing Imperial Design Technologies until joining Bainbridge Associates in 2013.
Representatives for the following Equipment Manufactures:
Range of Lollipop Production, Cooling, & Wrapping Systems. SmartPacker, Vertical Form / Fill / Seal Machinery
Sugar Wafer Production Systems, Flat & Hollow Wafers, Complete Batter & Cream Systems, Extrusion Systems for sweet and savoury snacks
Chocolate Chain-Molding Plants / Depositors / Enrobers / Cooling Tunnels / Extruders
Stand Alone Depositors, Loose Mould / Modular / Chocolate Moulding Plants
Optical Sorting Solutions
Gums & Jelly Starch Moulding Lines / Cooking Systems / Processing Systems for all types of Masses, Curing Rooms and Track Systems,
Depositors, Hard Candy Depositing Lines, Cereal & Bar Forming Lines
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