PEMA's mission statement: PEMA is a trade association focused on Connectivity. PEMA provides member interaction, business alliance expansion, industry knowledge, and professional cooperation.
Formed in 1960, the Process Equipment Manufacturers' Association (PEMA®)
brings together companies that supply equipment and systems that are used by process industries including
but not limited to: food, chemical, pharmaceutical, waste water treatment, paint and coatings, agribusiness,
ceramics, metals, plastics, wood, pulp and paper, environmental, building products, and mining/minerals.
Primary examples of process equipment are agitators, mixers, the many types of crushing, grinding and
screen equipment, vacuum and pressure filters, centrifuges, furnaces, kilns, dryers, sedimentation
and classification devices. Included are all the principal equipment required for water conditioning,
treatment of industrial and municipal wastes, metallurgical and minerals processing, pharmaceuticals,
pulp and paper production, food processing, chemicals, production of petrochemicals and many other
similar processing operations.