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Donald W. Baumgartner founded Paper Machinery Corporation in 1951. Mr. Baumgartner, PMC Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, led the company to become the world’s primary source of converting machinery for the production of paper cups, paperboard containers and custom packages.  Today, Mr. Baumgartner personally holds patents on machines for manufacturing paper drinking cups.

President Ronald Reagan presented Mr. Baumgartner with the President’s “E” Award to Paper Machinery Corporation from the U.S. Department of Commerce for “Outstanding Contribution to the Export Expansion Program of the United States.” 

Over the years PMC has received many awards for engineering advances, business excellence and product innovations. Mr. Baumgartner received the Ernst & Young's Wisconsin Entrepreneur of the Year award, which recognizes entrepreneurs whose ingenuity, perseverance and hard work have resulted in thriving, growing ventures. Under Mr. Baumgartner’s direction, PMC gives generously to help the community overcome a variety of social problems.