February 2018

Breakthrough in Pallet-Patterning Software

By Pat Reynolds, VP Editor Emeritus Traditionally, pallet-pattern programming has been a set-it-and-forget-it standard that operators would rarely update or upgrade. The native software is plenty reliable, but it’s resistant to change. Creating a new pattern can require a technician, a laptop and, most important, time. On-site assistance or training can be costly. Now comes OptiStak from Schneider Packaging Equipment. Not only does it eliminate the need for a laptop, it also… Read More »

Schneider Packaging Tightens Focus and Nearly Doubles Sales

By Charles McChesney Central - New York Business Journal BREWERTON — If you are looking for an explanation for how Schneider Packaging Equipment, a 47-year-old company in a mature industry, managed to grow sales by 90 percent in 2017 over 2016, company President Bob Brotzki offers a one-word answer: focus. “We didn’t split the atom,” he quips. “We narrowed our focus and gained a ton of efficiencies,” adds Michael Brewster, Schneider Packaging’s director… Read More »