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Manufacturing Month Includes Visit to Syntegon Packaging Technology

On October 15th, Syntegon Packaging Technology, LLC in New Richmond, Wisconsin hosted St. Croix EDC and representatives from the New Richmond Area Chamber of Commerce and City of New Richmond as part of Manufacturing Month in the U.S. The visit included an overview of the company from Syntegon’s management team and wrap-up tour of the facility.

St. Croix EDC board president Angela Popenhagen presented Syntegon with a proclamation to recognize the important contributions made by manufacturers in the St. Croix Valley. Walter Haecki, President & Managing Director, accepted the proclamation on behalf of the nearly 170 associates at Syntegon in New Richmond.

According to the proclamation, manufacturing is Wisconsin’s top industry sector, producing an estimated $65+ billion in total output, or almost 20 percent of the state’s gross domestic product (GPD); the manufacturing sector boasts over 8,000+ incorporated businesses; and employs one in six workers in the state, or around 475,000+ people.

Syntegon Packaging Technology, LLC offers a wide range of packaging equipment, including wrappers, bag closing & sealers, vertical form fill and seal baggers, carton/tray forming and closing, feeding, and robotic pick-place machines. The modular machines can be integrated to form fully automated lines.

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Photo: Walter Haecki of Syntegon Packaging Technology, LLC displays St. Croix EDC’s Manufacturing Month Proclamation next to the company’s sign at 869 South Knowles Avenue in New Richmond, Wisconsin