PT Systems and Automation integrates innovative and high-value systems leveraging the full potential of robotics for the Industrial, Nutrition, Organics and Agricultural business sectors. As world leaders in the manufacture of packaging and processing equipment, with a global HQ in Canada but also a European Head Office in the South of Netherlands, the company is well known for Chronos and Slootweg product lines designed and manufactured in Europe. 

Interview with Aurelien Dubois-Pham, Head of Marketing Europe at PT Systems and Automation.

Easy Engineering: What are the main areas of activity of the company?

Aurelien Dubois-Pham: We are packaging solutions providers working in the Industrial, Nutrition, Agriculture and Organics sectors

E.E: What’s the news about new products/services?

A.D.P: Some of our latest innovations were focused on the Industrial market and more especially carbon black with our valve bag filling machines and robotic palletizer.

E.E: What are the ranges of products/services?

A.D.P: Our portfolio includes Weighing and feeding systems, bagging systems such as open-mouth bagger, valve bagger, FFS systems, FIBCs, Bottom-up-filler, and compression bagging systems case packers, Robot and conventional palletizer as well as load securing systems such as stretch-hooders and Stretch wrappers. 

E.E: What is the state of the market where you are currently active?

A.D.P: Covid years and then War in Ukraine + energy crisis + inflation are not helping but we are confident in the future with our approach, solutions and people.

E.E: What can you tell us about market trends?

A.D.P: Agriculture is struggling quite a bit and the climate changing is a reality. Not the best time to do some investments from these customers. BUT Nutrition and Industrial packaging is booming.

E.E: What are the most innovative products/services marketed?

A.D.P: Our Air Packer and Hybrid Robotic Palletizer

E.E: What estimations do you have for the beginning of 2024?

A.D.P: Growing in Europe by 15/20%.