Visit ARPAC at Pack Expo 2014- See What’s New, Be Amazed

Posted in Organizational News, Robotic Palletizer, Trade Shows, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

ARPAC Featured in Packaging World Article

Thank you Packaging World for this exciting article about our latest Integrated Packaging System.

Posted in Palletizing Tips, Robotic Palletizer, articles | Leave a comment

ARPAC featured in Modern Materials Handling

Check out the article by Sara Pearson featuring an interview with Mike Schoenberger presenting ARPAC stretch program and it’s advantages:

“Packaging Corner: Uptick in automated stretch wrapping yields greater productivity, cost reductions”.

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

ARPAC in PMMI news

The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies posts monthly video series to help PMMI members make the most of their membership. Check out the PMMI video featuring ARPAC:

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

ARPAC Announces Acquisition of Lambert Material Handling

ARPAC, a best-in-class OEM integrator of complete end-of-line packaging solutions, continues on the path of strong and highly focused growth through the acquisition of Lambert (formerly Lamson) Material Handling. Lambert has been an industry leader and manufacturer of conventional palletizers for over 66 years, introducing the first automatic palletizer to the North American market in 1948.

“ARPAC has strategically grown to be an industry leader in robotic and packaging systems integration by anticipating and understanding the needs of our customers and delivering complete end-of-line integrated solutions that best serve them,” says Gary Ehmka, Vice President of Sales and Marketing of Arpac. We are very excited about this acquisition, which enhances what is indisputably the most complete end-of-line packaging solution in the industry, offering our customers a choice of either conventional or robotic palletizing as part of a completely integrated packaging line.”

“What ARPAC offers is unique within the industry- the most comprehensive and complete product offering and unparalleled aftermarket support and services, within a single manufacturing operation and under one management team,” noted Rick Allegretti, President and CEO of ARPAC. “The acquisition of Lambert builds on our commitment to industry excellence and dedication to identifying and delivering what our customers want, complete end-of-line OEM integration.

“We look forward to the strong synergy which will be a direct result of incorporating our complementary product line within ARPAC’s unmatched one stop solution,” said Bob Manion, President, Lambert Material Handling. “It’s a win-win for all of our customers, employees and the industry.”

Posted in ARPAC-Lambert, Lambert, Lambert Material Handling, Lambert Palletizers, Lamson, Organizational News, Palletizing, Robotic Palletizer | Leave a comment

Strong Growth Leads to Exciting Staff Additions & Changes at ARPAC Schiller Park, Illinois, USA –January 30, 2014

Thank you for helping to make 2013 an exceptional and exciting year at ARPAC. We sincerely appreciate your business!

Commenting on the recent staff additions and changes, Gary Ehmka, VP of Sales & Marketing notes, “ARPAC continues to achieve robust growth by anticipating and understanding the needs of our customers and developing solutions that best serve them. As a best-in-class OEM integrator, ARPAC’s strengths mesh perfectly with the ultimate needs of our customers, resulting in a one stop, total end-of-line packaging solution incorporating the latest in machine & robotic technology.”

In a very short span of time, ARPAC has grown to be an industry leader in robotic & packaging systems integration. During a recent plant tour, customers were impressed to see multiple separate integrated lines being built simultaneously within the ARPAC facility. “We have robots all over the place!” Ehmka chuckled.

ARPAC’s continued growth has led to the following exciting staff additions & changes:

Posted in Organizational News, People on the move | Leave a comment

Organizational Announcement

Robotic and Integrated Systems Sales Group

ARPAC is committed to improvement in every aspect of our business, with the sales organization remaining a cornerstone of our overall growth strategy.  Acknowledging this, we are pleased to announce the formation of the Robotic and Integrated Systems Sales Group and the appointment of Paul Moore as the Sales Director and leader of the team.

Paul will be responsible for commercial sales, product and brand development and technical sales support to help assure the continued growth and success of the product line.

Brian Ormanic has been promoted to Senior Robotic and Integration Engineer, functioning as the Technical Sales Support lead.

Chuck Mayberry will continue in his role as the Product Manager for Robotics, Systems Integration and Controls.

ARPAC’S Robotic and Integrated Systems Sales Group will play an integral role as part of one of the strongest sales organizations in the industry, continuing to identify and nurture robotic and integrated system opportunities while pushing the envelope developing new technology and bringing it to the marketplace.

Gary Ehmka

Vice President, Sales & Marketing

Posted in Organizational News, People on the move | Leave a comment

Short Arpac calculator app. tutorial

Due to the popularity of our calculator app, we decided to create a mini tutorial showing how to use it. Enjoy!

click here for the tutorial video link

Posted in Tutorials | Leave a comment

Greg Johnson Joins Arpac as Western Regional Sales Manager

Johnson comes to Arpac with fifteen years of experience in packaging equipment and consumable sales.  His background includes sales, marketing, operations, and project management …read more here

Posted in Organizational News, People on the move | Leave a comment

Arpac Featured in Control Design Magazine

“Everyone wants to be a one-stop shop, but few are capable and organized enough to pull it off. One of these is Arpac Group in Schiller Park, Ill. This machine builder and system integrator started out in the warehouse and distribution system (WDS) business, and has built customized, secondary, end-of-line packaging solutions such as case packers and stretch wrappers throughout its history. This background taught it to organize and integrate many functions and technologies to deliver that single point of responsibility that end users need and value so highly, Arpac’s staff reports.”… read more here

Posted in articles | Leave a comment