About AZO

Your Premium Solution Provider for Automated Bulk Ingredient Handling

Combining German engineering with American service, AZO custom designs reliable bulk material handling systems. From small processing lines to high volume, 24/7 operations, AZO builds each system with comprehensive, engineering-centric design and support.

Our Company

Based in Memphis, AZO Incorporated engineers, builds, and installs components and complete systems for automated material handling of powder and bulk ingredients. Whether your project is a new installation, expansion, or upgrade, AZO’s dry powder experts deliver precision, reliability, and decades of wide-ranging expertise. Your AZO system will be easy to use and maintain, providing durable service and dependable peace of mind.

A wholly owned subsidiary of AZO KG in Germany, AZO Inc. serves its U.S. and Canadian customers with sales, design, engineering, installation, and technical support. Customers range from small, family-owned businesses through the world’s best known industrial and consumer products manufacturers. AZO solutions can be found in a broad range of industries, including snacks, personal products, mixes and blends, chemicals, PVC dry blends, plastics, candy confectionery, and pharmaceuticals.

To learn more about joining our company, check out our careers page.

Our People

Rainer Zimmermann (pictured at left) is the CEO of the AZO global group. Chuck Kerwin — an AZO veteran with more than four decades of finance and engineering experience — leads U.S. operations as General Manager.

AZO Inc.’s sales and engineering teams have a combined total of more than 200 years of bulk material handling automation experience. To best serve our North American customers’ needs, AZO’s sales teams focus on vertical markets and industries. Our industry categories include FOOD (snacks, blends and mixes), VITAL (pharma, beverages, candy confectionery), CHEM, and POLY (PVC dry blends, plastics). AZO knows each customer’s unique material handling challenges, no matter the industry. 

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Our Team

Jonna Adams

Senior Accountant

Brad Blake

Sales Engineer - Vital

Anthony Carney

Assembly Technician

Danny Casey

Field Service Technician

James Cato

Senior Assembly Technician

Sandie Cook

Accounting Clerk

Ben D'Alessio

Sales Engineer - Food

Nina Dias

Director of Service

James Dow

Field Service Technician

Jessica Eason

Project Engineer 1

Jeff Gaines

Application Engineering Manager

Jeffrey Harrison

Application Engineer

Jacob Harvey

Associate Engineer

Stacy Henson

Field Service Technician

Donna Hickman

Shipping & Receiving Clerk

David High

Domestic Fabrication Specialist

Tim Hogue

Project Manager

Jason Holst

Project Manager

Christian Keilbach

Project Manager

Chuck Kerwin

General Manager

Casey King

Director of Engineering & Operations

Jody Knight

Senior Project Engineer

Kasey Latham

Customer Service Representative

Nuria Llobet

Business Development Representative

Griselda Matos

Project Engineer 1

Nick McCain

Operations Manager

Mike Miller

Director of Sales - Food

Mike Moore

Project Engineering Manager

Bill Nesti

Director of Sales - Poly, Vital & Chem

Mike Nichols

Field Service Manager

Mark Novy

Associate Engineer

Kevin Pecha

Key Account Manager - Food

David Pippert

Sales Manager - Poly

Sara Rush


Craig Savage

CAD Design Manager

Joe Schobel

Sales Manager - Chem

James Schrader

Senior Application Engineer

Joe Shaunessy

Customer Service Representative

Jose Villa

Associate Engineer

A.J. Waddell

Associate Engineer

Matt White

CAD Designer

Todd Williams

Field Service Technician

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