Proactive capital investment strategy keeps venerable cookie manufacturer perched near top of the food chain
A global regulation on transporting wood pallets and other wood packaging may have implications for Canada-U.S. trade
Quebec food processor sharpens up its packaging skillset with new bagging machinery for its busy foodservice line
Made-in-Canada hooder stretchwrapping system ensures perfect product protection for New Brunswick peat harvester
New hybrid press off to rave reviews and accolades at Metro Label
Watch this video of a fantastic manufacturing cell in action, as designed by engineering students at Indiana Tech University
Trade association adds to its membership companies involved in the manufacture of packaging, processing and related converting machinery, commercially-available packaging machinery components, containers and materials in the U.S. and Canada.
Some companies just get it. Rather than merely being a jack of all trades and master of none, StrongPoint Automation Inc. is the sort of company that would much rather focus on what it does best—developing leading-edge, high-tech solutions for customers in the CPG (consumer packaged goods) and other industries requiring high-performance robotic and conveying systems to optimize their own manufacturing and packaging processes.
Fire safety is one deadly serious business, for all the obvious reasons, and probably even much more so for companies making their living in the hotly competitive market for fireproofing materials—such as the Ajax., Ont.-based Grace Canada, Inc.
As one of the largest medical testing laboratories in the United States, ARUP Laboratories is naturally a highly automated facility. Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, the Associated Regional and University Pathologists, Inc. (ARUP) is home to one of the world’s largest clinical laboratory freezers—operating at -20°C—outfitted with a two-storey AS/RS (automated storage and retrieval system that can hold up to 5,220 stainless- steel storage trays of specimens on indexed shelf locations, with total capacity of over 2.3 million individual specimens.
While most Toronto residents are by now quite familiar with Rob Ford as the city’s newly-elected mayor, and his brother Doug Ford as one of its 44 councillors, in broader packaging industry circles the siblings, along with their older brother Randy Ford, also enjoy a fairly high profile as senior executives of Deco Labels & Tags—a thriving, family-owned manufacturer of pressure-sensitive labels whose well-executed growth strategy and firm commitment to quality manufacturing in recent years have enabled it to grow into one of leading players in North America’s estimated $15-billion label market.
There aren’t many people involved in the bottling industry that can boast of a 100-year heritage, combined with being a major player on two continents, but that is exactly what customers get when they deal with Salbro Bottle Inc., a Woodbridge, Ont.-based manufacturer and distributor of two-stage PET (polyethylene terephthalate) bottles, or as Salbro prefers to call them, packaging solutions.
For those who think that 24-year-old scotch is something special, it may be something of a revelation to find out that somebody in Canada is making vodka using 12,000-year-old ingredients.
Counting your chickens before they hatch is rarely a good business practice in any industry—especially in today’s fiercely competitive North American market for frozen foods. But fortunately for Groupe Desco, Boisbriand, Que.-based deli-meats and poultry processor, empty boasts have never been part of the company’s repertoire. Since the company’s founding in 1980 under the name ...
Deli meats processor carves up a bigger slice of the market pie with cutting-edge technologies and Old World craftsmanship
Leading automated material handling systems and equipment manufacturer Intelligrated of Cincinnati, Ohio, has announces the launch of a comprehensive equipment and safety audit program for the company’s legacy Mathews and Alvey palletizer installations in Canada.
Quebec veal processor leverages high product quality and packaging excellence to cement its industry leadership credentials and pedigree
Doing many things right keeps Canadian co-packer focused on future growth
Bobst gives $50,000 to ICPF to support operations and initiatives.
Rotoflex, a leader in narrow and mid-web finishing leader invests in expertise and new facility located in Toronto.