Massman Companies Acquires Ultra Packaging


Massman Companies, a global packaging machinery leader, has announced the acquisition of Ultra Packaging Inc., a privately held company based in Chicago, IL.

Ultra Packaging, Inc. (UPI) is a leading manufacturer of high-quality vertical and horizontal automated cartoning machines for the food, personal care, pharmaceutical, and cosmetic industries. These machines are high-speed continuous motion machines that come in a variety of configurations, ranging from manual to fully robotic loading.

UPI is Massman’s most recent automated packaging acquisition. With the addition of UPI’s cartoning products to Massman’s extensive portfolio, full-line solutions from carton or bottle to pallet are now possible. Customers can buy linked packaging equipment from Massman, which simplifies design, equipment layout, purchase, service, and equipment warranty.

“Companies are increasingly looking for efficient solutions to improve output and lower costs,” said Jeffrey Hohn, President and CEO of Massman Companies. “Cartoning, shrink wrapping, and case packing are three technologies often performed together. Massman’s offering of reliable and robust products in all three categories simplifies our customers’ path to automated packaging.”

Massman Companies provides a full line of automated packaging equipment including pouch filling, unscrambling, capping, case packing, shrink wrapping, palletizing and liquid filling solutions. Massman provides customized bottling and packaging equipment from bottle to tote containers across a wide variety of industrial, food, beverage, OTC pharma, and consumer products applications.

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