Welcome to Omori North America: 76 Years of Innovating Food Packaging.

Omori North America is a Beacon of Innovation

For 76 years Omori has been a pioneer in packaging equipment solutions. Our North American Division continues to grow through thoughtful, focused solutions that are designed to meet your packaging needs, protect your product, and make it look great on store shelves.

From our humble beginnings to becoming a global leader, our journey is a testament to a relentless commitment to excellence.

Our Legacy

Since 1948, we’ve continually pushed the boundaries, introducing cutting-edge technologies that redefine industry standards and elevate food packaging.

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A Commitment to Excellence

Innovation is at our core. We’re not just part of the industry; we shape its future. Our dedication to excellence drives us to develop solutions that enhance efficiency, improve sustainability, and raise packaging quality.

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Explore Our History

Join us on a journey through 76 years of innovation. Explore our history and stay tuned for the latest news and events that continue to shape our legacy in the world of food packaging.


  • 1948 – Omori Machinery Co., Ltd. of Japan founded by Mr. Shozo Omori
  • 1982 – Weldotron becomes North American distributor for Omori – and first Omori packaging machine shipped to North America
  • 1987 – B.W. Cooney & Associates founded by Brian & Wendy Cooney – starts distributing food packaging supplies such as padded trays
  • 1996 – B.W. Cooney takes over as North American distributor for Omori packaging machines
  • 2000 – Mr. Shozo Omori becomes Chairman of the Board of Omori Machinery Co., Ltd., his eldest son Mr. Yuichi Omori takes up his post as President
  • 2008 – Mr. Shozo Omori appointed as Honorary Chairman of Omori Machinery Co., Ltd., Mr. Yuichi Omori appointed as Chairman, and Mr. Shozo Omori’s second son Mr. Toshio Omori appointed as President
  • 2012 – Omori Japan acquires 50% of B.W. Cooney – the company name is changed to Omori North America Inc.
  • 2022-06-30 – Omori Japan acquires 100% of Omori North America. Read More
  • 2022-07-04 – Don French selected as next President & CEO of Omori North America
  • 2022-10-17 – Todd Jasie hired as new Omori North America Sales Manager
  • 2022-10-19 – 10th anniversary of Omori North America
  • 2022-11-14 – New ONA Senior Management team in place: Don French (President), Jun Takizawa (Senior Manager), Peter Khemi (Engineering), Branislav Nikic (Service & Parts), Sid Ganguly (Financial Controller), Todd Jasie (Sales), Ashwin Jadav (Plant)
  • 2022-12-01 – 35 years that Omori has been in North America as B.W. Cooney and Omori North America
  • 2023-03-01 – 75th anniversary of Omori Machinery Co., Ltd. of Japan
  • 2024-01-08 – Linda Di Rocco joins Omori North America as Human Resources Manager. Read More

Learn More About Omori North America

Our history of innovation, leadership, and support for the North American food packaging industry defines who we are. Learn more about:

Our Story

About Omori

Associations We Support


Contact Corporate Communications 

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Our Headquarters

28 Simpson Rd
Bolton, ON
L7E 1G9

Contact Sales

Get in touch directly with our sales team by calling 905-857-7880 ext 236 or via email at sales@omori-na.com.