Your reliable connection for Confectionery,
Bakery, & Snack Equipment
Bainbridge Associates was created in January 1996 to provide a unique capability for the North American confectionery, bakery, 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 extensive experience in providing process and production solutions to the confectionery, bakery, and snack industries, the company maintains a very active...high profile role in many industry associations including NCA, RCI, PMCA, AACT and PMMI. The company also participates in all major trade shows, technical conferences and conventions relating to the markets served.
Meet The Team
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.
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.
Adam Stearns has been actively selling processing and packaging equipment to the confectionery, food, and pharmaceutical industries since 2007. He started his career at EquipNet in equipment sales and later managed Driam USA which represents the companies Driam Anlagenbau GmbH and Maschinpex Maschinenbau GmbH in the Americas. Adam joined Bainbridge Associates in January 2019.
Representatives for the following Equipment Manufacturers:
T-Gel Starch & Starchless Moulding Systems
OTC Candy Equipment for Active and Functional Confections
Cooking & Processing Systems for a variety of Confections
Flat & Hollow Wafer Production Systems
Batter & Cream Systems
Extrusion Systems for sweet and savory snacks
Imperial Design Technologies
Chocolate Chain-Moulding Plants / Depositors / Chocolate Enrobers & Cooling Tunnels / Extruders
Stand Alone Depositors, Modular Loose Mould Chocolate Moulding Plants
Cavanna Packaging Group
Integrated solutions for flow-wrapping and cartoning systems including automatic distribution, buffering, and portioning of products.