RND Automation & Engineering, LLC announced today that it has acquired the assets of MDC Packaging Machinery, a manufacturer of horizontal and vertical form, fill, and seal packaging machinery, as well as rollstock thermoformers and tray sealers. MDC offers both standard and custom solutions for the medical device, pharmaceutical, consumer product, and food/beverage industries.high speed blister packing machine
“We have worked with MDC over the last several years on various projects”, said Sean Dotson, President & CEO of RND Automation. “When they announced intentions to sell, we knew that RND had to be the buyer. The synergies were too perfect of an opportunity to pass up. We have an incredible opportunity to expand our capabilities and provide value added offerings to MDC’s customers with equipment that will provide the most effective solutions for our customers’ unique needs."
MDC’s compact MiniPack™ and larger MedPack™ machines offer solutions for both rigid and flexible packaging. Their tray sealers offer low volume, high mix medical device manufacturers the ability to semi-automate the packaging of high value devices. Utilizing vision, barcode scanning along with ink, thermal and laser printing, MDC’s equipment can automate and ensure UDI compliance in the medical sectors as well as help track lot and date codes in the consumer product sector.
RND will add its innovative custom robotics and material handling skills to MDC’s offerings allowing their packaging machinery to be both loaded and unloaded automatically. The combination of the two companies’ offerings will complete a vertically integrated portfolio of products. RND & MDC now offers everything from assembly, inspection, validation, loading, packaging, unloading, post packing inspection and additional value-added services, giving its customers a single source for all their manufacturing needs.