About Us

Lakewood Process Machinery (LPM) has been a family-run business since 1964. For the past 45 years LPM has served a variety of industries, but with a primary focus on the agricultural and food processing industries, often providing innovative solutions to the challenges facing crop producers and processors. For the past three decades LPM has been a leader within the small fruit industry, offering a full line of packing and processing equipment to the berry industry.

Some of LPM’s innovations include the following:

  • Celery harvester
  • Radish harvester
  • Destemmers (berry, radish de-tailer, peppers, plums, cherries)
  • Clamshell fillers (volume and fill-by-weight)
  • Washers & dryers
  • Air cleaners
  • Box fillers
  • Adjustable Sizers and Graders (mechanical)

Today, LPM remains focused on its agricultural and food-related markets by continuously working to develop new solutions to help our customers be more competitive and successful. Wherever there is a need for a unique, customized solution related to the handling, sizing, sorting, conveying, washing, packaging or processing of produce, LPM has the experience and innovation to meet that need.

If you have product challenges not addressed in our website, please contact us and give us the opportunity to understand your needs and use our years of experience to offer a solution.


Lakewood Process Machinery is committed to being a leader for equipment for the packing and processing of small fruits and vegetables.

Innovation • Reliability • Service & Support • Pricing Competitiveness


God is Sovereign over all things and therefore we will do business according to His values. This is the basis of how we interact with people – customers, associates, suppliers and our community.

We will be good stewards of all of the resources that God has entrusted to us.

Customers are our future. We will always work diligently to build positive, long-lasting relationships with each one.

Team-work and collaboration are essential to success, internally & externally.

Change is not only inevitable; it is the heart of opportunity.

UPDATE! On March 5, 2015, A&B Packing Equipment acquired the Lakewood Process Machinery product line. To learn more about the acquisition click here.

Both companies are extremely proud of the quality of their equipment, the quality of their personnel, and the quality of their service. “Customers can expect the same focus, the same high quality service and the same team effort that you have come to know” says A&B founder and CEO Bob Williamson.

If you have any questions regarding the recent acquisition please feel free to contact your sales representative at Lakewood or A&B’s president Fred Pieplow at 269-539- 4700.

To learn more about A&B Packing, click here


A&B Packing Equipment