AMF Bakery Systems Awarded U.S. Patent For Oven Chain Management System

Richmond, Virginia – AMF Bakery Systems (AMF) today announced that the United States Patent Office has awarded the company a new patent (Patent 9,730,456) for the Guardian Oven Chain Management System. AMF’s Chain Management System monitors several important conditions of the oven chain extending the life of the chain while greatly reducing lubrication costs for traveling […]

Markel Food Group Hires Slobodan Djukic As Vice President, Markel Food Group Business System

Global leader in automated food processing solutions, the Markel Food Group, today announced the appointment of Slobodan Djukic as vice president, Markel Food Group Business System (MBS). As vice president, Mr. Slobodan will lead the aggressive implementation of the business system throughout the family of companies. Slobodan joins the manufacturing group with 10 years of […]

AMF Bakery Systems Hires Global Human Resources Director

Richmond, Virginia – International bakery equipment manufacturer AMF Bakery Systems today announced the appointment of Monika Eiden as global human resources director. Eiden will be based in AMF’s Richmond, Virginia headquarters and will report to company president, Jason Ward. In her role, Eiden will lead the development, implementation, and oversight of common talent management processes across […]

Waffle production lines: quality first

Tromp Group, headquarter located in The Netherlands, consists of three companies: Tromp Bakery Equipment, VanderPol Waffle Systems and Den Boer Baking Systems. The Company is part of Markel Food Group and is specialist in Turnkey projects for the Bakery Industry. Besides complete Turnkey Waffle and Funcake lines we are able to produce production lines for […]

RBS names Joseph Pocevicius as European Sales Manager

Reading Bakery Systems announced the appointment of Joseph Pocevicius, sales manager, Europe. In his new role, Pocevicius will be responsible for selling RBS equipment and systems and helping direct efforts across the region, and assisting with trade shows, advertising, technical conferences and other marketing opportunities. Pocevicius will be based at Tromp Equipment in the Netherlands […]

RBS announces continued expansion into China and South East Asia

Reading Bakery Systems (RBS) announces continued expansion of personnel and resources into the markets of China and South East Asia.  “China and South East Asia are dynamic, developing and diverse snacking markets,” said Mr. Joseph Zaleski, RBS President. “They are an important part of our growth strategy.” As part of the expansion plan, key RBS […]

AMF Announces Vice President Global Operations

AMF Bakery Systems announced today the promotion of Colin Powell to Vice President Global Operations for AMF Bakery Systems. Powell will be responsible for leading all aspects of solution delivery including Operations, Project Management, and Customer Service to commercial bakers worldwide. A 17-year company veteran, Powell has served in a variety of management positions at […]

RBS adds cookie line to Science and Innovation Center capabilities

Reading Bakery Systems (RBS) has announced the addition of a dedicated cookie production line to its Science and Innovation Center in Reading, Pennsylvania. This new capability compliments the facility’s existing flexible snack production line for testing crackers, pretzels and other baked snacks. The 600 millimeter cookie line includes a Thomas L. Green Rotary Molder and […]


Tromp Group, BV, now AMF Tromp, of the Netherlands, announced today the acquisition of Tromp Group USA, a privately held company located in Dacula, Georgia. Led by Jim Cummings and operating as Tromp Group USA, Tromp Group, LLC served as the U.S. distributor for Tromp Group, BV, since 1988. According to Robert van Heukelum, President […]

AMF Tromp Opens Test & Innovation Center

November 2013 – Tromp Bakery Equipment, now AMF Tromp, moved to a much larger facility at the same industrial estate in Gorinchem, The Netherlands. One of the novelties is the completely new Test- and Innovation Center designed specifically to further develop products of business associates on the most modern production equipment within the baking industry. […]