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Who we are

Global Manufacturing & Service

Through a combination of Karlville-owned manufacturing facilities and strategic manufacturing partners, we offer a wide range of innovative converting and packaging machines to produce shrink sleeves, flexible packaging, pouches and tape multipacks.

With support facilities in USA, Europe, and Asia, we are well positioned to service our global customer base.

As part of our commitment to customers, we operate a Technology Center in Miami, Florida to showcase our technologies for live “in person” or virtual demos.

Welcome to Karlville

Vertically integrated machinery solutions with four product focuses: Shrink Sleeves, Pouches, Flexible Packaging, Tape & Handle Multipacks.

Clients
Selling & serving across the supply chain, we supply converters as well as brands and copackers.
Experience
Seasoned management & service teams with customer focused project management & after sales support.
Partners
American based machinery group with a total of 9 corporate and partner machinery factories.
Industry
Converting & Packaging; unique business model that adds value to both converters/printers and brands alike.
Locations
Karlville – USA, Switzerland, and France.
Partner – Taiwan, Japan, Belgium, Germany and USA.
History
26-year-old company with proven track record and 3500+ machines installed in 86+ countries.

Our Path in Time

Raul Matos & John Price found machinery group.

1996

First Karlville branded Shrink Sleeve machines introduced to the global market. Establish relation with our main partner, Ali Tseng & Webcontrol for shrink sleeve business.

We begin business in a small factory, much has changed since 2000.

2000

Karlville presents Shrink Sleeve solutions at COMCO open house to pave way for American market development and for future finishing partner programs.

2001

At Label Expo Americas, showcased one of our original seamers. Top industry consultant, Ron Ryback, and Bruce S. Machleder collaborated.

Our first agent, Antonio Mateos, RIP.

2002

Karlville presents Total Shrink Sleeve Solution together with Nilpeter, Klockner & Rotoflex at Label Expo to European & Global Market.

Label Expo Brussels 2003

2003

As agent, introduced Waterline Pouch making machines to American market at Pack Expo.

As agent, introduced Waterline Pouch making machines to American market at Pack Expo.

2004

Entered Packaging Segment via acquisition. Acquired Scheidegger, a leading fabricator of Shrink Sleeve & Tamper Evident application machines in Lyon, France.

Entered Packaging Segment via acquisition. Acquired Scheidegger, a leading fabricator of Shrink Sleeve & Tamper Evident application machines in Lyon, France.

2006

Acquired CEFMA, global leader for Tape Handle and Multipack solutions. Merged with Scheidegger and consolidated business to create Karlville France.

Acquired CEFMA, global leader for Tape Handle and Multipack solutions. Merged with Scheidegger and consolidated business to create Karlville France.

Acquired CEFMA, global leader for Tape Handle and Multipack solutions. Merged with Scheidegger and consolidated business to create Karlville France.

Acquired CEFMA, global leader for Tape Handle and Multipack solutions. Merged with Scheidegger and consolidated business to create Karlville France.

2008

Karlville machine partner, Webcontrol builds new factory to support growing Shrink Sleeve, Lamination, and Inspection machine business.

Karlville machine partner, Webcontrol builds new factory to support growing Shrink Sleeve, Lamination, and Inspection machine business.

2009

First introduction to spout pouch business as agent of B&B MAF.

Karlville provides Coca Cola pouching & spouting machines for Freestyle Project.

2010

Karlville by Eversleeve, machine partner, eSleeve builds new factory for suppling growing demand of Shrink Sleeve application machines.

Karlville by Eversleeve, machine partner, eSleeve builds new factory for suppling growing demand of Shrink Sleeve application machines.

2011

Karlville finalizes agreement with NTS, Japanese Tornado Tunnel fabricator & partner, for the supply and integration to shrink sleeve application machines.

New Factory & Showroom follow.

2012

USA market assimilates with new Pouch Multipack for Club Store packaging.

3M & CEFMA collaborate for the development of a Tape Multipack Solution.

2013

Karlville & Webcontrol Slitting machine partner, Yo Den, moves into new facility.

Karlville by Widmann, Initiated collaboration on ultrasonic technology for spout inserting and pouch making machines.

2014

Karlville moves into new Miami HQ

Miami Facility Ribbon Cutting.

Focus on dairy, expanded shrink sleeve capabilities and collaborated with AMCOR Rigid for Light Blocking Technology total solution approach.

Focus on dairy, expanded shrink sleeve capabilities and collaborated with AMCOR Rigid for Light Blocking Technology total solution approach.

Partnered with People Against Dirty for new Method South Side Soap Box Factory for Shrink Sleeves collocated with Amcor in-plant blow molding operation.

Partnered with People Against Dirty for new Method South Side Soap Box Factory for Shrink Sleeves collocated with Amcor in-plant blow molding operation.

2015

At Drupa, Karlville signs & commits to an HP finishing machine partnership to fabricate a line of Pack Ready Laminators for the HP Indigo press portfolio.

Karlville host Global Pouch Forum Tour in Miami Florida

Karlville host Global Pouch Forum Tour in Miami Florida

Karlville host Global Pouch Forum Tour in Miami Florida

Karlville host Global Pouch Forum Tour in Miami Florida

2016

Karlville Swiss is founded with seasoned management, Gianfranco Locatelli & Gustavo Guzzi, along with veteran service & production team to fabricate short run and high-performance pouch machine product line.

Pack Ready Laminator Showcased at HP Indigo VIP.

2017

Pack Ready technology wins Intertech award for Innovation. Opened HP Indigo Validation Center to certify films for end-to-end flexible packaging applications in Miami.

HP VIP Israel, Karlville show cases Pack Ready Technology and flexible packaging platform at Kiryat Gat Campus.

Selling only in the state of Florida, ePac Miami Franchise formed and located adjacent to Karlville HQ. Karlville is one of three converting machinery vendors that supply ePac worldwide. The Miami facility serves as model facility for ePac franchises for pouch, slitters, and laminators.

K5 PLUS Series launched to revolutionize the converting market with fingerless forming table with automatic lay flat & feedback loop.

Karlville launches Seaming Solvents, anti-disruption supply chain program to support global shrink sleeve industry. With current production facilities, is Canada, France and USA warehouse, our commitment to customers is relentless.

2018

Established OEM manufacturing partnership with LasX for integration of laser technology to our slitters, inspection, shrink sleeve and lamination machines.

Karlville supplies Tornado Technology Aluminum Can Shrink Sleeve Decoration niche, participate in Brewery Industry shows.

Karlville Swiss moves to factory & headquarters in Stabio, Switzerland to meet demands for quick change pouch machines for short runs.

2019

Karilville by Scaldo, new partnership is launched for the supply of thermal spout sealing and fill through the spout machines.

New Combi Thermal & Solvent Free Adhesive Laminator destined for DRUPA 2020 launched even though Pandemic cancels all shows. Machine installed at Inkworks Printing, LLC in Wisconsin.

Karlville Swiss expands into second building for added manufacturing capacity and servicing.

2020

Digital Pouch factory installed inside HP Graphic Experience Centers to serve as mutual show rooms for digital flexible packaging converting.

Digital Pouch factory installed inside HP Graphic Experience Centers to serve as mutual show rooms for digital flexible packaging converting.

2021

Global Customer Support Program

Karlville’s Global Customer Support Program was developed to meet our customers service needs. Main service centers are based in USA, France and Taiwan. We match the technical resources based on customers needs based on location, type of machine and timing. Our goal is to provide high quality, efficient service.

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