About Us

OEM is a unique new resource for machine builders, reporting on the latest technologies, products, business issues and more. With our website, newsletters, and quarterly print magazine, OEM covers the  applications, news, and best practices machine builders need to stay ahead of the curve.

OEM is produced by PMMI Media Group, publisher of Packaging World, Healthcare Packaging, Automation World, Contract Packaging, ProFood World and the annual PACK EXPO Showcase. PMMI Media Group also produces the Automation Conference & Expo.

PMMI Media Group is a division of PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, a trade association representing more than 800 companies that provide a full range of processing and packaging machinery, materials, components and containers. PMMI actively brings buyers and sellers together through initiatives such as Packexpo.com, educational programs and world-class events, connecting participants in the processing and packaging supply chain with their customers around the world. PMMI produces the PACK EXPO portfolio of trade shows.

Publisher - Jim Chrzan (former Publisher of Healthcare Packaging and Automation World) has a depth of media experience that includes sales, communications, audience development and executive management positions. As Publisher of OEM, Jim leads the charge in growing OEM, while also serving as PMMI Media Group’s VP of Brand Development. 

Editor-in-Chief - Stephanie Neil current Senior Editor of Automation World (a PMMI Media Group publication), has been reporting on business and technology for over 20 years. She contributes CPG, food, beverage and pharmaceutical content for AW, making her a great fit for OEM’s vision.

Managing Editor - Natalie Craig has a unique suite of traditional and new media savvy. Since graduating in 2015 from Columbia College with a BA in multimedia journalism, Natalie has worked in Chicago’s bustling tech startup scene as well as managing her own blog. Previously, she was the managing editor of the The Columbia Chronicle, which was named the "No. 1 non-daily college newspaper in the nation" during her tenure.

Associate Publisher - Ricky Angel, current Regional Sales Manager for Packaging World, Automation World and ProFood World magazines, brings a wealth of sales and business development experience to the OEM team. As Associate Publisher he will contribute to the overall vision and voice of OEM, while continuing to support current and potential advertisers within PMMI Media Group's publications. 

Contributing Editor - Sean Riley is currently PMMI’s Senior Director, Media and Industry Communications. He was Editor-in-Chief for Packaging Machinery Technology Magazine for nearly a decade and has over 20 years of experience working with and as a member of the packaging and processing media. 

Brand Operations Manager - Kim Overstreet  joined PMMI Media Group in 2013 as part of our client services team. She started out as Playbooks Manager, and is currently Brand Operations Manager for Packaging World and OEM. Kim attended Drake University, where she received a Masters in Journalism / Mass Communication.