Since its establishment in 1966, Douglas Machine has been a leader in paperboard, corrugated and shrink-film packaging solutions. The company has focused on cartoning, case/tray packing and shrink-wrapping equipment, and have achieved recognition for its capabilities. Douglas Machine has been credited for many groundbreaking patents, including a rotating bucket infeed, a shrink-wrap cutting knife, a continuous motion-stacking enhancement with methods and random infeed timing. The company serves customers from many different markets, including food, beverage, personal care and pharmaceutical. The company offers a variety of solutions, including packaging solutions, such as case packers and tray packers, shrink-wrap systems, sleevers, multipackers and rebuilds and modifications; components, including zinc plating, barrel zinc plating, electroless nickel, aluminum anodizing, powder coat, milling, turning, sawing and fabrication and welding; metal finishing; and value-added services. Douglas Machine is headquartered in Alexandria, Minn.