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Barry-Wehmiller Companies Inc
Industry Packaging Automation Equipment
Founded 1885
Headquarters St. Louis, Missouri, USA
Key people
Robert H. Chapman, Chairman and CEO
Revenue Increase $1.5 billion USD (2013)[1]
Number of employees
8,500 (2015)

Barry-Wehmiller Companies, Inc. is a global supplier of manufacturing technology and services across several industries. Barry-Wehmiller's four business platforms are automated packaging equipment, corrugating and sheeting equipment, paper conversion equipment, and IT and engineering consulting services.[2]


Thomas J. Barry opened a machine shop in 1885 that provided transportation and conveying equipment to malt houses in the South Saint Louis area. He was later joined by his brother-in-law, Alfred Wehmiller, forming the Barry-Wehmiller Machinery Company, and expanding the product line to include quickly soak and wash refillable bottles. In 1895, Barry-Wehmiller together with William H. Doble established Pneumatic Scale Corporation. Douber served as president of Pneumatic Scale for 53 years.


Barry-Wehmiller Companies include:

  • Accraply
  • PneumaticScaleAngelus
  • Paper Converting Machine Co
  • Thiele Technologies
  • Design Group
  • Barry-Wehmiller International
  • HayssenSandiacre
  • BW Papersystems
  • FleetwoodGoldcoWyard
  • Arcil
  • MarquipWardUnited
  • Four Seasons Community Development


  1. ^ "Barry-Wehmiller - Our Company". Retrieved 2009-06-11. 
  2. ^ "Company Overview of Barry-Wehmiller Companies, Inc.". December 12, 2012. Retrieved 16 December 2012. 

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