Kelly Martin Recommendation

October 22nd, 2010

“From the entire team at Kelly’s Karamels we want to thank Package Machinery Company for their top notch service. Not only did they work with us to create a candy wrapping machine that suit our needs perfectly, PMC provided the very best in customer service and earned a life long customer. It didn’t matter which department […]

Bill Leva Recommendation

October 22nd, 2010

The New England Confectionery Company (  NECCO ) purchased a FAST Overwrapper from Package Machinery. At the beginning there were some reliability issues. A team from Package Machinery came in and in the true spirit of continuous improvement, they worked with us to solve any issues. The results are an incredibly reliable, robust machine that […]

Doug Farrell Recommendation

October 22nd, 2010

Your equipment is almost “bulletproof.”  I would be honored to be quoted and we are always open for you to send prospects here. Doug Farrell General Manager Redco Foods

Flow wrap vs. Overwrap: Cost, Benefit and Sustainable

July 24th, 2009

Recently we were asked to evaluate a consumer product that was flow wrapped for overwrap. We carefully undid the wrapping, so that we could see how much material was being used to flow wrap. We laid that film out flat against what we cut to do the overwrap; then we measured the difference.  The difference […]

Shrink wrap vs. Overwrap – Film Costs vs. Performance

July 13th, 2009

In the past year, we have had two customers shift from shrink wrap to overwrap for their candy boxes.  In one case, it was to achieve costs savings in wrapping material. This customer is now looking at the energy savings that accompany getting rid of a shrink tunnel. Oddly though, the energy savings seem less […]

5 tips when buying packaging equipment

July 6th, 2009

You need a packaging machine. You pretty much know what kind of machine you like. You place an order for your wrapping equipment. Now What? Show up for the Factory Acceptance Test. These guys are your partners in a successful installation.  In fact, come visit ahead, if you can, to see how it is going […]

Tricks to Automated Wrapping a Tray

June 29th, 2009

One way to cut packaging cost is to switch from a carton to a tray. Automated wrapping using trays, whether with printed film or clear  film, uses less cartoning material. This makes tray wrapping both greener – less packaging material and less weight – and sustainable – less packaging cost and reduced transportation cost. While […]

Tools for Sustainability

June 26th, 2009

The SUSTAINABLE word is now so heavy with meaning that it seems scary to say out loud. So let’s just talk about it as that spot where preserving our planet and making a profit meet. I don’t think we have a single wrapping customer who does not want to achieve both of those goals but […]

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