Join us at MD&M Minneapolis 2021

by Kyle Scott

Join us at MD&M Minneapolis, November 3-4, 2021 at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota! We’ll be exhibiting at Booth #412. MD&M is part of Advance Manufacturing Minneapolis and is hosted by Informa Markets.

Putting Two & Two Together: What is Tipping?

by Kyle Scott

The packaging industry has seen tremendous growth with new consumer demands and innovations. According to a report by the consulting firm, McKinsey & Company, packaging generates about $900 billion in annual revenues worldwide. Automation has helped push the industry to new heights, saving time and money by automating monotonous processes that gobble up workers’ precious time and resources. A process that commonly gets automated in the packaging industry is tipping.

MFT Automation: The Next Evolution of Multifeeder Technology

by Kyle Scott

We’re the same company, just with more space to grow.

New name, new logo, same engineering-oriented and customer-driven company. After months of intense work, we’ve arrived at a brand identity that perfectly encapsulates who we are and where we’re headed. We are so excited to share these big updates and why we made them.

Join us at PACK EXPO 2021

by Kyle Scott

We are excited to announce that we will be exhibiting at PACK EXPO Las Vegas 2021! PACK EXPO will be held in person at the Las Vegas Convention center in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, September 27 – 29, 2021. You can find us at Booth #1741 in Central Hall or online at our virtual booth.

Get free registration using our complimentary code 43S59 or follow this link!

Join us at Westpack 2021

by Kyle Scott

Multifeeder Technology is thrilled to announce that we will be participating in WestPack 2021 as an exhibitor! WestPack 2021 will be held in person, at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California, August 10-12, 2021.

We will be exhibiting in person at Booth #5028. Can’t make it to the in-person show? No worries! Check out our virtual booth!

Know Your Limits: What is an Automatic Labeler’s Load Capacity?

by Kyle Scott

In factories across the world, billions of products are being labeled before they go to customers. From warning labels on medical packaging to nutrition labels on food labeling, or Unique Device Identification codes on pharmaceutical drug packaging, labels are used for aesthetics but also to convey vital information to the customer. In any industry, customers look to labels to be applied in a neat and orderly fashion otherwise the product could come across as unprofessional or untrustworthy.

25 Years of Innovation: A History of Multifeeder Technology

by Kyle Scott

In the Fall of 1995, Neal Nordling and his sons saw an opening in the market for a new kind of friction feeder. The idea sparked action and soon the business plan for Multifeeder Technology was conceived. The newly created Multifeeder Team bought a cell phone as the “business phone” and their office became the two folding chairs in Neal’s basement. After months of research and planning, Multifeeder Technology was founded on May 7th, 1996.

Join Us at Drupa 2021

by Kyle Scott

Multifeeder Technology is excited to announce that we will be attending virtual.drupa 2021 as an exhibitor.

Drupa is one of the largest print industry tradeshows in the world, held every four years in Düsseldorf, Germany. Due to the current world conditions with COVID-19, Drupa announced earlier this year they would forgo a traditional tradeshow format and instead host a digital conference. This free, four-day digital event is called virtual.drupa 2021 and occurs April 20-23, 2021. Register as a visitor for free here:

There are three “areas” that visitors & exhibitors can participate in:

  • Conference Area – Learn through keynotes, exciting presentations, discussion rounds, live sessions, on future topics and trends. Each day has a different theme and powerhouse keynote speakers. All virtual learning is free for registered visitors and exhibitors.
  • Exhibition Space – Exhibitors showcase their products and innovations. Our online showroom hosts exclusive videos and content. Check out our virtual showroom here:
  • Networking Plaza – Exchange information with visitors and exhibitors. virtual.drupa offers a free matchmaking tool that uses a smart AI to find you the perfect match. Using virtual meeting rooms, people from all over the world can meet live during the conference. Meetings can also be set up directly. To set up a virtual meeting directly simply contact us here and an expert will be in touch.

How to Automate Your Pouch Packaging Process

by Kyle Scott

In many industries, heat-sealed pouches have become an efficient and cost-effective way to send product samples, and sometimes even products themselves to customers. Heat-sealed packets are highly versatile as they can be made with many different materials and come in many different sizes. Because of their versatility, they are used in many industries for many different kinds of products. And a new demand for custom samples and products has risen in consumers that make re-sealable and disposable pouches as a good way to fulfill lot size one orders for small items. The small and portable pouches are also perfect for the current grab n’ go culture. Anything from snacks to beauty creams to medicine, the pouches can hold a little bit of everything and fit easily inside bags. Looking to start using heat-sealed sample packets or looking to automate your pouch packaging process? From verifying barcodes to labeling pouches, there are many opportunities for automation. Here’s our guide on automating your pouch packaging process.

Where to Use Hygienic vs Washdown for Better Food Safety

by Kyle Scott

In the food and beverage industry, food safety is a top priority. Keeping a sanitary environment at all stages of the food packaging process is vital for the safety of customers and the bottom line of the business. A joint study by the Food Marketing Institute and Grocery Manufacturers Association found that on average food recalls cost food companies $10 million in direct costs, this number doesn’t even include the damage to the brand’s reputation and the loss in sales while the company works to regain public trust. Investing in food safety as a business could save millions of dollars in legal damages in the long run.