Canadian Packaging

Pacteon Group acquires Descon Integrated Conveyor Solutions: Enhancing end-of-line packaging equipment

By Pacteon Group   


Brewerton, N.Y., June 21, 2024 – Pacteon Group, a leader in end-of-line packaging-equipment 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.

The acquisition of Descon aligns with Pacteon’s vision to be the one source for end-of-line packaging-automation equipment and strengthens its portfolio of offerings. By capitalizing upon the expertise, technologies, and resources of both organizations, Pacteon aims to deliver even greater value to its customers and partners.

“We are thrilled to welcome Descon into the Pacteon family,” said Mike Odom, CEO of Pacteon Group. “This acquisition represents an exciting opportunity for us to provide more complete solutions for our customers to automate the supply of life’s products. Together, we will continue to innovate, deliver exceptional solutions for our customers and differentiate ourselves in the packaging industry.”

Descon brings a wealth of experience and capabilities to Pacteon, including continuous improvement, innovation, and customer satisfaction. By leveraging these strengths, Pacteon aims to enhance its competitive position and drive long-term value.


“We are excited to join forces with Pacteon and leverage our combined strengths to unlock new opportunities and drive growth,” said Dave Farquhar, Chairman and Co-Founder of Descon Integrated Conveyor Solutions. “Together, we will be able to deliver even greater value to our customers.”

As part of the acquisition, Descon will operate as a subsidiary of Pacteon Group, maintaining its brand identity, facilities and leadership team. This approach will enable Pacteon to preserve the unique strengths and capabilities of Descon while capitalizing on collaboration opportunities.

Pacteon is committed to ensuring a seamless transition for customers, employees, and partners of both organizations.

For more information about Pacteon and its acquisition of Descon, please visit

About Pacteon Group

Pacteon Group’s mission is to offer a responsive and committed single-source solution to design, integrate, and service complete packaging solutions. Through the acquisition of businesses offering complimentary products and shared core values, Pacteon Group, currently Schneider Packaging Equipment, ESS Technologies, Phoenix Wrappers, and now Descon Integrated Conveyor Solutions is your one source for end-of-line packaging equipment solutions. Whether it is a cartoner, case packer, conveyor, palletizer, pick-and-place robot, or pallet stretch wrapper, our machines are backed with the Pacteon Group Promise: We Make It Right!

About Descon Integrated Conveyor Solutions

Descon Integrated Conveyor Solutions is a turnkey provider of customized conveyor solutions for the packaging industry in the food and beverage marketplace. With a reputation for customer service and innovation, Descon Integrated Conveyor Solutions has established itself as a trusted partner to customers in North America.


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