Canadian Packaging

Matrix adds MD Packaging as exclusive distributor in Canada

By LePoidevin Marketing   

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Partnership opens up new avenue to better consultively sell and service Canadian customers with Matrix’s full line of vertical form fill seal packaging solutions.

SAUKVILLE, Wis., Jan. 12, 2023 – Matrix Packaging Machinery has named MD Packaging as its exclusive distributor partner providing sales, parts, and service throughout Canada.

Founded in 1989, MD Packaging is a leading distributor of product-inspection and packaging-automation solutions for the manufacturing sectors of food, beverage, pharmaceuticals, consumer goods and industrial products industries.

This new partnership positions MD Packaging to sell, service, and provide project-management expertise to its Canadian customers on Matrix’s full line of vertical form fill seal machines. Matrix is the foremost manufacturer of vertical form fill seal packaging equipment producing a variety of flexible bag styles, including pillow, gusseted, flat bottom, quad, and modified doy.

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“MD Packaging is an extension of Matrix in Canada. This is really a partnership in the truest sense of the word,” said Jason Beard, Vice President of Sales for Matrix. “MD Packaging emulates our values very closely. They are a service-first organization that proves their worth long after the sale and installation. Their value proposition is very much inline with ours.

“Canadian customers are in great hands with MD Packaging.”

Based in Uxbridge, Ontario, with regional offices in Toronto, Montreal, Summerside, P.E.I., Calgary, and Vancouver, MD Packaging is a full-service organization that handles all sizes of material-handling projects. MD Packaging is part of The Tessera Group, a Toronto-based family of brands that combine design, fabrication, integration, sales, service, parts, and consumables to deliver value to its partners across multiple industries.

As part of its onboarding process, MD Packaging representatives and technicians trained on Matrix equipment at its Saukville, Wis. headquarters. MD Packaging will also be stocking parts to provide the fastest level of customer service to its Canadian customers.

“The business philosophies of MD Packaging and Matrix are very much aligned. The synergies really meshed well in what our cultures stand for,” said Jaime Alboim, CEO of MD Packaging. “Matrix wants to better understand the Canadian market, the issues that are important to customers here, and how to better serve them. We are very excited to tap into the vast resources we have to help Matrix in this effort.

“We have never had exclusivity with a vertical form fill seal company before; it’s been a piece of the puzzle for us that’s been a long time coming. The thought of merging our two companies together and growing the business in Canada is motivating for us.”

Matrix, a ProMach brand, is also the North American master distributor for INVpack and Pacraft, two brands that provide additional packaging solutions for customers. INVpack is a manufacturer of stickpack and sachet systems for flexible packaging applications; Pacraft is a manufacturer of automated pre-made pouch packaging systems. For more information on Matrix, visit https://www.matrixpm.com; for MD Packaging, visit https://mdpackaging.com.

About Matrix Packaging Machinery

Matrix is an industry leading manufacturer of rugged, cost competitive, and easy-to-operate vertical form fill and seal (VFFS) equipment for all types of flexible packaging and operates as a master distributor for INVpack offering stickpack and sachet machines, and Pacraft offering pre-made pouch packaging machines. Experienced in many flexible packaging applications, Matrix has the ability and knowledge to tailor highly efficient and sensible packaging systems and is committed to optimizing solutions for customers on a global scale. Matrix is a product brand of ProMach, a global leader in packaging line solutions. As part of the ProMach Flexibles & Trays business line, Matrix helps our packaging customers protect and grow the reputation and trust of their consumers. ProMach is performance, and the proof is in every package. Learn more about Matrix at www.MatrixPM.com and more about ProMach at www.ProMachBuilt.com.

About ProMach

ProMach is a family of best-in-class packaging-solution brands serving manufacturers of all sizes and geographies in the food, beverage, pharmaceutical, personal care, and household and industrial goods industries. ProMach brands operate across the entire packaging spectrum: filling and capping, flexibles, pharma, product handling, labeling and coding, and end of line. ProMach also provides Performance Services, including integrated solutions, design/build, engineering services, and productivity software to optimize packaging line design and deliver maximum uptime.

ProMach designs, manufactures, integrates, and supports the most sophisticated and advanced packaging solutions in the global marketplace. Its diverse customer base, from Fortune 500 companies to smaller, privately held businesses worldwide, depends on reliable, flexible, technologically advanced equipment and integrated solutions. ProMach is headquartered near Cincinnati, OH, with manufacturing facilities and offices throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Europe, United Arab Emirates, and China. For more information about ProMach, visit www.ProMachBuilt.com.

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