About Us

Overview

Since 1971 Pack West Machinery has specialized in the design and manufacture of precision-engineered liquid inline fillers and inline cappers for the packaging industry. Specified by many major food, personal care, home care, chemical and automotive manufacturers in over 30 countries worldwide, our unmatched performance and flexibility has earned us a reputation as an industry leader. For high capacity requirements, our parent company, Pacific Packaging Machinery, specializes in high speed liquid rotary fillers and rotary cappers. With a combined 100+ years of experience, we offer exceptional performance on both integrated and standalone solutions to accommodate any packaging capacity requirement.

Approach

All Pack West capping, torquing and elevator systems are constructed utilizing a predominance of stainless steel. Explosion-proof packages are available; as well as Chemical-resistant upgrades when bleach, acids or other aggressive materials need to be handled.
Automatic Inline Spindle Capper
Inline Capper / Torquer with Cap Elevator, Sorter, Feeder System
Inline Capper with Cap Elevator
Standard and Vertical Cap Elevators
Cap Torquing Machine
Inline Capping Machine with Chemical Resistant Coating
Rotary Capping Machine with Cap Elevator and Centrifugal Bowl Feeder
Each and every part on a Pack West machine is manufactured in-house utilizing state of the art techniques and machining centers, including water-jet and laser.

History

1971 – Pack West Machinery founded in Pasadena, California.
1976 – Pack West Machinery is incorporated.
1979 – Pack West designs and ships their first machine.
1979 – Mattox Laboratory installs its first Pack West Inline Filler.

1980

1981 – American Supplement Tech installs first Pack West Capper.
1982 – Jones Motor Purr installs (3) Pack West machines.
1984 – Foster Farms installs their first Pack West Filler.
1984 – Girard’s Foods installs first Pack West Inline Capper.
1985 – Yoplaint Yogurt installs their first Pack West Filler.
1986 – Dannon Yogurt installs (2) Lane Combiners.
1986 – U.S. Army installs its first Pack West Filler.
1986 – Pack West delivers its 100th machine.
1986 – Blue Cross Labs installs Rotary Lidder, their 5th Pack West machine.
1988 – Coca Cola receives their first Pack West Capper.
1988 – Chefmaster installs new Inline Capper, their 5th Pack West machine.
1988 – KIK International installs their first Pack West Capper.
1988 – Morehouse Foods installs first Pack West Capper in Canada.
1989 – Pack West relocates to 22,000 square foot facility in Baldwin Park, California.
1989 – Unilever Foods installs their first Pack West Filler.
1989 – Ventura Foods installs new Inline Capper, their 5th Pack West machine.

1990

1990 – Clorox installs first Pack West Capper in Mexico City.
1991 – Boeing installs their first Pack West Capper.
1992 – Best Foods installs its first Pack West Rotary Capper in Korea.
1992 – AB Dick Company installs their first Chemical Resistant Pack West Capper.
1993 – Colgate Palmolive installs new Inline Capper, their 5th Pack West machine.
1994 – Treetop installs their first Pack West Cap Elevator system.
1994 – Ventura Foods installs Inline Snap Capper with Elevator, Sorter, Feeder system; their 20th Pack West machine.
1995 – Goodwin Company installs new Pack West Capper, their 15th Pack West machine.
1996 – Procter & Gamble installs Torquer, their 5th Pack West machine.
1996 – Pack West delivers its 250th Capper.
1996 – Christopher Ranch installs a Torquer with Cap Elevator/Sorter/Feeder system, their 15th Pack West machine.
1996 – Pack West celebrates 25th Anniversary.
1996 – Dow Chemical installs their first Pack West Torquer.
1997 – Ken’s Foods installs Rotary Capper with Cap Elevator, their 5th Pack West machine.
1997 – Morehouse Foods installs new Inline Capper with Cap Elevator, their 10th Pack West machine.
1999 – Turtle Wax installs new Torquer with Cap Elevator, Sorter, Feeder system: their 5th Pack West machine.
1999 – Q&B Foods installs new Inline Filler, their 10th Pack West machine.

2000

2000 – Procter & Gamble install their first Pack West Inline Torquer.
2001 – Ocean Spray Cranberries installs their first Pack West Inline Torquer with Cap Elevator/Sorter/Feeder.
2001 – Pack West delivers its 20th Rotary Capper.
2002 – Ventura Foods installs new Inline Torquer with Cap Elevator, Sorter, Feeder; their 40th Pack West machine.
2002 – Snapple installs their first Pack West Inline Torquer.
2003 – Sherwin Williams installs their first Pack West Torquer with Cap Elevator, Sorter, Feeder system.
2003 – Pack West ships its 1,000th machine.
2004 – Smuckers installs their first Pack West Capper with Cap Elevator.
2004 – T. Marzetti Company installs Torquer with Cap Elevator/Sorter/Feeder, their 10th Pack West machine.
2005 – Pack West relocates to 40,000 square foot facility in Irwindale, California.
2005 – Goodwin Company installs (3) new Cappers, their 25th Pack West machine.
2006 – Heinz installs first Pack West Torquer with Cap Elevator, Sorter, Feeder.
2006 – Pack West celebrates 35th Anniversary.
2007 – Derm Cosmetics installs new Capper, Torquer & Accumulator, their 15th Pack West machine.
2008 – Clorox installs Inline Capper and Torquer, their 10th Pack West machine.
2008 – Gold Eagle installs (2) Torquers and a Cap Elevator, Sorter, Feeder system, their 10th Pack West machine.
2009 – Nestle / Purina installs their first Pack West Inline Torquer with Cap Elevator, Sorter, Feeder system.
2009 – Melaleuca installs a Rotary Accumulator, Bottomless Transfer Unit and Rotary Unscrambler table, their 40th Pack West Machine.
2009 – Pack West delivers its 500th Capper.

2010

2010 – Kaiser installs their first Pack West Capper & Cap Elevator system.
2010 – Costco installs Torquer with Cap Elevator, Sorter, Feeder system. Their first Pack West machine.
2010 – The Texas Department of Criminal Justice installs their first Pack West Inline Capper.
2010 – Chefmaster installs an Inline Filler, Capper and Rotary Accumulator system. Their 10th Pack West machine.
2010 – Derm installs (4) Rotary Fillers, their 20th Pack West machine.
2010 – Pack West becomes a division of Pacific Packaging Machinery, Inc.
2010 – KIK Custom Products installs Capper & Cap Elevator system, their 25th Pack West machine.
2011 – Honeywell installs new Inline Torquer, their 5th Pack West machine.
2011 – Pack West celebrates 40th Anniversary and delivers its 1,500th machine.
2011 – Kraft Foods installs (2) Inline Cappers and a Cap Elevator system, their first Pack West machines.
2011 – Castella Imports installs their first Pack West Torquer with Cap Elevator, Sorter, Feeder system.
2012 – Pacific Packaging Machinery celebrates 50th Anniversary.
2012 – Anne’s House of Nuts installs Inline Capper with Cap Elevator, Sorter, Feeder system; their 5th Pack West machine.
2012 – California Prison Industry Authority (CALPIA) installs Rotary Unscrambler & Rotary Accumulator, their first Pack West machines.
2012 – Lube Specialties installs their first Inline Snap Capper with Explosion Proof Arrangement, designed for speeds up to 175 CPM.
2012 – Pack West ships Perrigo their first Inline Snap Capper with Elevator, Sorter, Feeder system for Dosing Cups.
2012 – Pack West designs and ships Clorox, Costa Rica their first Chemical Resistant Inline Capper with Cap Elevator system.
2012 – CF Sauer installs their first Pack West Inline Capper with Cap Elevator, Sorter, Feeder system.
2012 – Power Service installs new Rotary Accumulator, their 15th Pack West machine.
2013 – Pack West designs and ships Wiscon Cheese their first Inline Capper with Cap Elevator, Sorter, Feeder system.
2013 – Cheese Merchants install their first Automatic Inline Capper with Cap Elevator, Sorter, Feeder system.
2013 – Pack West ships Gizmo Beverages their first Cap Elevator and Centrifugal Bowl Feeder for their Special Cap Application.
2013 – KIK Custom Products installs an 8-quill Inline Capper, their 35th Pack West machine.
2013 – Home Hardware installs their 1st Pack West Inline Capper with Cap Elevator system in their Ontario, Canada facility.
2013 – Champion Packaging installs their 1st set of Pack West machines: (3) Inline Torquers and (3) Cap Elevator, Sorter, Feeders.
2014 – Pack West designs and ships Exacto their first Inline Capper with Cap Elevator, Sorter, Feeder system.
2014 – Pack West designs and ships Melaleuca their 15th Capping/Torquing machine.
2014 – Pack West ships Kerry, China (4) machines: an Inline Capper, Cap Elevator, Rotary Unscrambler & Rotary Accumulator table.
2014 – Pack West designs and ships ECOLAB (2) Inline Cappers with Cap Elevator systems.
2014 – Ventura Foods installs a Cap Elevator, Sorter, Feeder system, their 45th Pack West machine.
2014 – Glory Bee installs their 1st Pack West Inline Capper with Cap Elevator, Sorter, Feeder system.
2014 – Pack West ships Tapatio their 1st Inline Capper, Cap Elevator and 2-Rotary Accumulator tables for their hot sauce line.
2015 – Kohana installs their 1st set of Pack West machines: an Inline Capper, Cap Elevator, Sorter, Feeder system and 60″ Rotary Unscrambler & Rotary Accumulator tables.
2015 – Nestle Purina installs an Inline Capper with Cap Elevator, Sorter, Feeder system, their 5th and 6th Pack West machines.
2015 – Kraft Foods installs an Inline Torquer, their 5th Pack West machine.
2015 – Pack West ships Jim Beam their 1st Inline Torquer.
2015 – Valley Fine Foods installs their 1st Pack West Inline Capper with Cap Elevator, Sorter, Feeder system.
2016 – Nut Butter Concepts installs (5) Pack West machines: an Inline Capper, Inline Torquer, Cap Elevator, Sorter, Feeder system and (2) Bottle Feeder units.
2016 – Derm/Awesome Products installs (2) Rotary Fillers, their 29th and 30th Pack West machines.
2016 – Oil-Dri installs (4) Pack West machines: an Inline Capper, Cap Elevator, Sorter, Feeder system and Cap Inspect/Reject system with Rotary Accumulation table.
2016 – Pack West designs and ships Gold’s Pure Foods their 1st Inline Capper, Cap Elevator, Sorter, Feeder and Cap Reject System with Rotary Accumulator table.
2016 – Pack West ships Atlantic Beverage their 1st Inline Capper with Cap Elevator, Sorter, Feeder System.
2017 – Pack West ships Metagenics, in Gig Harbor WA their 5th Inline Capping System.
2017 – Pack West ships Young Living Essential Oils a Rotary Accumulation table, their 10th Pack West machine.
2017 – Pack West designs and ships Ventura Foods their 50th Pack West machine!

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