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Pacteon Group Acquires Descon Integrated Conveyor Solutions

Brewerton, NY, June 21, 2024 Pacteon Group, a leader in End of Line Packaging Solutions, announced today the successful acquisition of Descon Integrated Conveyor Solutions, a prominent provider of integrated conveyor systems for the food and beverage industry. This strategic move marks a significant milestone in Pacteon’s growth strategy and reaffirms its commitment to product handling expertise. his custom module is a full width image & text section. It allows you to choose if you'd like the image to be displayed on the left side or right side of the screen! Read the full press release



Schneider Featured in Central Upstate MFG Magazine

Schneider is thrilled to share our latest achievement of being featured in the 12th edition of the Central Upstate MFG Magazine, published by the Manufacturers Association of Central New York, Inc. (MACNY). This recognition places us in the esteemed company of some of Central New York's most innovative organizations, including Bartell Machinery Systems, Byrne Dairy, Gear Motions, and Tessy Plastics.  Read More


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Wilken Benjamin II Joins ESS Sales Team

Wil’s prior experience as Director of Engineering at Woodland Foods and Principal Packaging Equipment Engineer at Rich Products Corporation equips him with a specialized end user perspective on continuous improvement and operational efficiency.  Read More



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ESS Announces $1.6 Million Investment to Expand Operations

Richmond, VA., May 7, 2024. ESS Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of complete packaging line design and equipment manufacturing, announced its plans to invest $1.6 million to expand its operations in Montgomery County, Virginia.  Read the press release >>



Pacteon Brings End-of-Line Solutions to Pack Expo East

Pacteon Group, ESS, Schneider Packaging Equipment and Phoenix Stretch Wrappers will bring palletizing and unitizing solutions to booth 1145 at Pack Expo East in Philadelphia, PA March 18-20, 2024. Read the full release >>


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Syracuse, New York. January 17, 2024. Pacteon Group, a leading provider of engineered end-of-line packaging solutions, is pleased to announce the appointment of Janet Darnley as the Vice President of Marketing. In her new role, Janet will spearhead strategic initiatives to drive efficient growth across Pacteon Group and its subsidiary companies, including Schneider Packaging Equipment Company, Inc.Phoenix Wrappers Corporation, and ESS Technologies, Inc.

Janet brings to Pacteon Group a wealth of experience with over 20 years in the marketing field. Her extensive industry knowledge and proven competence make her a valuable addition to the leadership team. Read the press release >>


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How Robotics is Helping Leonard's Syrups Thrive

Leonards Syrups, a leading supplier of craft soda, bulk CO2 beverage gas, draft beer, and liquor equipment, recognized the need to improve speed and efficiency in order to grow their business. By integrating robotics, they have not only tripled the capacity of their bag-in-box product but also alleviated the strain on their employees and improved energy efficiency.  Read the case study >>







Celebrating the Season of Giving: Schneider Employees Go Above and Beyond

Each year, Schneider employees come together to support our Brewerton, NY community in the winter months. This year, our generous team made a significant impact on the lives of families in need. Through our collective efforts, we were able to collect an abundance of wish list items for children, toys, food, and other essentials.

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Install-Ready Collaborative Palletizer Brings Compact Automation to the Factory Floor

November 2023 — Manufacturers across all industries now embrace automation as a means to maximize productivity. The requirement to utilize existing, often limited, floor space can complicate the switch to automated packaging processes. To address this challenge the experts in industrial high-speed robotic palletizing have released an install-ready, quick start, small footprint, fully supported collaborative robot (cobot) to augment our full line of capabilities. ESS Technologies (Blacksburg, Virginia), and Schneider Packaging Equipment (Brewerton, New York), with eighty years of combined experience in designing and manufacturing palletizers, jointly created an off-the-shelf solution, that optimizes valuable floor space, increases throughput, and improves flexibility. Read More


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Schneider Enters High Speed Palletizing Market

Schneider Packaging Equipment, a Pacteon Group company, announces they are entering the robotic high speed palletizing market through a strategic licensing agreement with ITW Hartness Division.  Read More



Robotics Brings Big Benefit to Bakery

Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, T. Marzetti Company has a plant in Luverne, Ala., that makes frozen bakery products sold in supermarkets under its own Sister Schubert’s brand as well as under numerous private label brands. As demand for its offerings continued to grow, the plant found itself needing a more efficient way to handle manual cartoning, case packing, and palletizing. So management recently turned to robotic automation to reduce its increasingly unsustainable labor costs. Read More


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New Fruit Snack Production Line Requires Sophisticated Packaging Gear

See how Schneider's end-of-line equipment helps their customer boost it's candy-making capacity.  Read More


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High-speed Horizontal Gable Top Packer Monitors Air Usage

Did you catch Schneider's case packer at Pack Expo? Our high speed gable top case packers reach 40+ cases per minute and are equipped with advanced maintenance features like Intelligent Illumination and SMC's Air Management System to monitor and maintain operational effectiveness. Watch Video >>



Achieving Reliability and Repeatability with Packaging Automation

Food and Beverage manufacturers are adopting automation as quickly as possible just to meet customer demand. As they assess their operations, many manufacturers are homing in on their end-of-line packaging processes as the next big opportunity to automate.  Read more from this Food Industry Executive Q&A with Mike Brewster


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Small Potato Producer Gets A Grip on Growth Via Robotics 

Tasteful Selections potato grower highlights Schneider's robotic palletizers and Optistak software in Packaging World magazine. Read the article from their March 2023 issue. Read More >>




Nonni's Foods LLC, an independently owned, premium bakery based in Chicago, markets its Italian-style biscotti gourmet dunking cookies under the Nonni's brand name, with distribution in all 50 states, as well as Mexico and Canada. Near the end of 2011, Nonni's decided to upgrade the packaging line at its Ferndale, NY, facility to keep pace with increased production capabilities upstream for its individually wrapped biscotti products.  Read More >>



Expanded Operational Capabilities with Machine Investment

The CNC router equips the Schneider machine shop with the capacity to manufacture more machine parts.





Michael Odom Appointed Pacteon CEO

Pacteon Group, a global leader in end-of-line packaging automation solutions, is excited to announce today its appointment of Michael Odom as Chief Executive Officer.  Read More>>



Reliable Robots

June 2020

Reliable robotics help with planned labor reductions. Read More »



Robots Rise to the Challenge

March 2020

Robotic Palletizers can help solve end of the line automation labor shortages. Read More »




Partnership Announced

September 2019

GenNx360 Capital Partners announces partnership with Schneider Packaging Equipment Company, Inc. Read More »



Clean design and operation ideal for dairy

June 2019

From the ground up and the top down, the Schneider Everest was designed to be clean in every sense of the word. This is especially important in an industry where washdowns are frequent to meet FDA and other regulatory requirements. Read More »



LEDs cast a new light on packaging problem solving and productivity

May 2019

Comparable to stack lights, Intelligent Illumination™ alerts end-user personnel on the floor of the machine’s condition. Allowing them to pinpoint and address the problem without even consulting the HMI. Read More »



A New Era of Pallet Generation Software

April 2019

Learn how this pallet generation software (OptiStak) helped one growing business get bigger. Read More »



ProAdjust® Aims to change the changeover for good

March 2019

When customers have a problem, Schneider engineers get to work to solve them. In this case, ProAdjust was the solution to the age-old irritation associated with changeovers. Read More »



Schneider Packaging announces new Vice President

October 2018

Schneider Packaging Equipment announces that Mike Brewster has been promoted to Vice President of Sales, effective October 1, 2018. Read More »