PAC Machinery scores high marks at PACK EXPO 2014

San Rafael, CA (November 13, 2014) – PAC Machinery, a leader in the heat sealing and flexible packaging industry, announced today that they have returned from PACK EXPO 2014 having achieved their stated goals for the 4-day event hosted at Chicago’s McCormick Place. The event showcased products from each of the PAC Machinery companies: Packaging Aids, Vertrod, Clamco, Rollbag Systems and AirPillow Products. The nearly 4000 sq. ft. PAC Machinery exhibit enabled hands-on demonstrations as well as access to detailed product information on each of nearly thirty individual products on display.

PACK EXPO is ideal for introducing our newest product offerings in an environment where our prospects are the most receptive” remarked Greg Berguig, V.P. Marketing at San Rafael, CA-based PAC Machinery. We enjoy the opportunity to reunite with old packaging business friends and establish new relationships as well”, continued Berguig.

Early numbers indicate that nearly one thousand visitors passed through the PAC Machinery exhibit over the four-day event. Adding to the interest generated by the new products, PAC Machinery invited Boston, Massachusetts-based Rethink Robotics to integrate and demo their Baxter pick-and-place robot with the versatile Clamco Rollbag R1275 Auto Bagger.

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Crowd favorite, Baxter the pick-and-place robot from Rethink Robotics, was easily integrated with the Clamco Rollbag R1275 Auto Bagger. The result: easy automation at an affordable price.

PAC Machinery also exhibited at PHARMA EXPO, which was co-located at the McCormick Place venue. PHARMA EXPO provided an exceptional opportunity for introducing the new Rollbag Magnum HS Med validatable medical bagger. This new bagger is designed for cleanroom use and can package medical products at speeds up to 40 bags per minute using Tyvek?or medical-grade, paper rollstock.

About PAC Machinery

PAC Machinery is a privately held company headquartered in San Rafael, California. The company manufactures equipment and materials that are used in the flexible packaging industry. Products include heat sealing equipment, vacuum sealers, automatic baggers, pre-opened bags on a roll, and shrink packaging systems. The company has had its roots in the packaging industry since the early 1950’s, and now designs, manufactures and markets products through its family of companies: Packaging Aids, Vertrod, Clamco, AirPillow Products and Converting Technology. PAC Machinery is the exclusive, North American distributor for Audion bag sealers. Manufacturing facilities are located in San Rafael, CA; Berea, OH; Menomonee Falls, WI and Carrollton, TX. Contact PAC Machinery at 25 Tiburon Street, San Rafael, CA 94901. Telephone (415) 454-4868. Email bobg@pacmachinery.com www.pacmachinery.com

About Rethink Robotics

Boston, MA-based Rethink Robotics is a collection of technology innovators, business leaders, and market visionaries who have teamed up to open new doors for customers around the globe. Their mission is to make robotics more accessible, usable and practical than they’ve ever been before. http://www.rethinkrobotics.com/about