Bill Petrino, president of blowmolding machinery supplier Jomar Corp., passed away on April 20 while awaiting a bone marrow donor match. Petrino took over as president of Jomar in 1983 and over the next 30 years, helped grow the manufacturer of injection blowmolding machinery (IBM) into a global supplier, adding an office in the U.K. and sales representatives in more than 40 countries to support the more than 1000 Jomar machines installed around the world.
Jomar was founded in 1968 by Joseph and Mary Johnson, starting in a two-car garage in Brigantine, NJ. Today its headquarters are in a 45,000-sq-ft site in Egg Harbor Township, NJ. Starting with presses in the 25-30 ton range, Jomar now has machines up to 175 tons....