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Butler Automatic announces familiar captain to navigate uncharted COVID-19 waters

By Estey Creative   


Middleboro, MA – Butler Automatic, a recognized leader for increasing output for roll-fed converting and packaging lines, announced the return of Andrew Butler as CEO of the company.

“Building on 64 years of innovation, we are experiencing unprecedented demand for Butler solutions from our key customers and OEM partners for packaging applications, as well as for converting industry applications.” Andrew Butler said. “I am enjoying engaging directly with our customers, and am particularly excited about introducing ground breaking new products as well as execution on commitments, and meeting customer commitments.”

Designated as an essential business during the pandemic, Butler Automatic is working within the latest COVID-19 guidelines, and has continued manufacturing operations with 100% on-time delivery of Butler solutions, and uninterrupted parts and service support. Butler sales have been strong through the first half of 2020 and growth projections for 2021 and beyond are strong.

About Butler:
As the leader in providing Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) solutions for the packaging industry through automatic roll splicing, Butler Automatic has been improving overall factory output for its customers for more than 60 years. Butler Automatic splicers eliminate roll change downtime, allowing packaging lines to run non-stop. Our customers increase their output by as much as 15 points while significantly reducing their process waste. Butler splicers are used in many roll-fed packaging and converting applications including pouches, bags, shrink sleeves, paper bags, business forms, envelopes, disposable diapers, wallpaper, insulation, and corrugated products. Butler Automatic manufactures standard and customized machines known for short return on investment, enduring performance, and low maintenance. With over 17,000 automatic splicers installed worldwide, Butler is a packaging equipment benchmark for effective design, quality build, and reliable performance. Butler Automatic is uniquely positioned to offer customers reliable solutions for boosting their output.

Company headquarters including product development, engineering, manufacturing, service, and parts support are located in Middleborough, Massachusetts. Butler also has a parts and service office located in Geneva, Switzerland. Butler Automatic is an ISO 9001:2015 certified, internationally focused, privately owned business. Visit for more information.


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