About Reading Bakery Systems

Your trusted partner for innovative bakery and snack solutions

At RBS, we’re more than just a snack food equipment manufacturer. We make it our business to build strong and lasting relationships with our customers. As your working partner, collaboration and trust enable us to identify challenges and offer personalized solutions to help you create successful bakery and snack products.
The Reading Bakery Systems Brands - Thomas L. Green, Reading Pretzel, Exact Mixing and Reading Thermal - offer production lines capable of producing a wide range of snack products, continuous mixing solutions and oven profiling and consulting services.


Where Science Meets the Art of Baking

Our spirit of innovation is on full display at our Science & Innovation Center where we demonstrate solutions for our customers and partner with them to look for new products and equipment solutions. This Center is a fully equipped, licensed food processing research and development facility designed to help customers keep pace with the latest trends in food production. And where we continue to look for new innovations.

Global Manufacturing, Service & Support

We have a worldwide network of sales people and support for our large customer base around the world. We have recently elevated our global presence with full-scale production facilities in both the US and China. Our headquarters and main manufacturing facility is based in Robesonia, Pennsylvania, USA. We also manufacture at our Thomas L. Green facility in Indianapolis, USA and the MFG facility in Tianjin, China.

Successful Snacks Start Here

We like to say that innovation is in our DNA. For over a century, our business has thrived on a relentless search for ways to improve the systems that make our customers successful. This inherent drive for excellence, coupled with our thoughtful, research-based scientific approach, makes us the kind of partner you’ll need to ensure your product’s success.

Our People

Meet the Reading Bakery Systems Team.
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Our History

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Our Brands

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We serve our customers as a proud member of the Markel Food Group. With our combined resources, we offer a wide portfolio of innovative and reliable production solutions for snack foods, breads and buns, pizza, pastries, pies, and other food products, as well as food product folding and container filling solutions.

One of Markel's unique competitive advantages is the Markel Style which inspires us and guides our decision-making. Reflecting the Style in all business dealings has created a corporate culture in which integrity, transparency, honesty, sense of humor, disdain for bureaucracy, striving for a better way, teamwork, sharing success with others, and passion for what we do are non-negotiable.


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