Who We Are.
Established in Minneapolis in 1973, we are a leading U.S. manufacturer of packaging machinery. The most popular brands of food and consumer products are packaged every day by our safe and dependable equipment designed in-house by a creative team of engineers and specialists.
In addition to our focus on designing and manufacturing packaging machinery, we place a strong emphasis on package design. Working with our customers to find more efficient ways to use packaging materials, such as corrugated, paperboard, films and adhesive. Over the years, we have been awarded numerous patents for its innovation in this area of materials and package design. Our packaging systems are designed to produce not only these efficient and innovate designs, but the standard industry designs as well. This approach provides exceptional value and versatility to our customers, protecting their investment for years to come.
Since its launch in 1973, Delkor has grown to become a premier equipment manufacturer with an established reputation for innovative and durable end-of-line packaging machinery. Delkor originated in Minneapolis and in 2012 moved to a new, expanded facility in St. Paul, MN, that takes its operations to a new level in manufacturing and technical support.
Delkor specializes in the forming, loading, closing and sealing of secondary packaging. The company focuses on innovation, employing the latest technologies in areas such as servo drives, robotics and vision systems to create elegant solutions to packaging challenges. Our engineering, support and sales staff pride themselves on devising efficient systems that use multiple packaging materials—such as corrugate, paperboard, films and adhesives—to maximize production flexibility. With minimum changeover times, Delkor machines offer consistently high quality production and maximum uptime.
Delkor has proved a breeding ground for innovation, spawning five Minnesota packaging companies started by former Delkor employees. These include MGS, Streamfeeder, Filtration Engineering, Postmatic and Separation Technology.
Demonstrating its own leadership in innovation, Delkor has been awarded numerous patents for materials and package design. The company has been recognized with a Sustainable Packaging Leadership Award from Wal-Mart Canada and the Canadian Packaging Association for a patented machine that provided dramatic production waste reductions. Delkor also is expanding its exports. In 2012, Minnesota’s governor saluted Delkor with an award for its export operations.