Subscribe to our free, weekly email newsletter!


ARPAC acquires Lambert Material Handling

Acquisition to enhance capabilities in complete end-of-line OEM integration.
By Modern Materials Handling Staff
March 18, 2014

ARPAC, a leading OEM integrator of end-of-line packaging solutions, has announced the acquisition of Lambert (formerly Lamson) Material Handling.

Lambert has been an industry leader and manufacturer of conventional palletizers for more than 66 years, introducing the first automatic palletizer to the North American market in 1948.

“Arpac has strategically grown to be an industry leader in conventional palletizing, robotic palletizing and packaging systems integration by anticipating and understanding the needs of our customers and delivering complete end-of-line integrated solutions that best serve them,” says Gary Ehmka, vice president of sales and marketing of Arpac.

“What ARPAC offers is unique within the industry- the most comprehensive and complete product offering and unparalleled aftermarket support and services, within a single manufacturing operation and under one management team,” noted Rick Allegretti, President and CEO of ARPAC. “The acquisition of Lambert builds on our commitment to industry excellence and dedication to identifying and delivering what our customers want, complete end-of-line OEM integration.

“We look forward to the strong synergy which will be a direct result of incorporating our complementary product line within ARPAC’s unmatched one stop solution,” said Bob Manion, President, Lambert Material Handling. “It’s a win-win for all of our customers, employees and the industry.”

Subscribe to Modern Materials Handling magazine

Subscribe today. It's FREE!
Find out what the world’s most innovative companies are doing to improve productivity in their plants and distribution centers.
Start your FREE subscription today!

Recent Entries

51% of corrugate was recovered to make new containerboard, which include an average 50% recycled content; more than 32% was exported.

Alumni executives to mentor business students, serving on the Heller College of Business advisory board, and presenting at business forum lecture series.

The acquisition creates a one-stop source for materials handling needs, from pallet jacks to AGVs to maintenance management software.

Partnership enables enterprise-wide, multi-carrier shipping and manifesting software as an omni-channel solution.

Douglas Peterson brings more than 25 years of experience in industrial automation and electronics manufacturing.



© Copyright 2016 Peerless Media LLC, a division of EH Publishing, Inc • 111 Speen Street, Ste 200, Framingham, MA 01701 USA