Berks Plant Design and Maintenance, Inc offers extremely high quality rebuild services both for our proposed units and customers' existing units in need of rework. Our experienced technicians take pride in their work, backed by a well maintained infrastructure on the shop floor, quality engineering, and state of the art ERP and modeling software suites. Our rebuilds include a one year warranty on all machine parts.
Many times the condition of a particular unit does not warrant a complete rebuild. In these cases, Berks Plant Design and Maintenance, Inc provides a thorough reconditioning program, during which the unit is inspected and repaired as necessary to render the unit in good running condition. While reconditioning does not carry a one year warranty, these units are guaranteed fully operational when complete.
Custom Built and Retrofitted Machinery
Berks Plant Design and Maintenance, Inc offers complete custom built machinery services in many areas of the packaging and process industries. These units are designed to meet the customers' needs, and carry a full performance guarantee as well as a warranty.
Plant & Machinery Liquidation & Facility Remediation
We offer experienced Plant and Machinery Liquidation Services, as well as associated Facility Remediation Services for many packaging and process related industries. Our standard procedure is to ascertain the condition of the equipment, obtain a clear understanding of the scope of work and associated timelines, and generate a clearly written cash proposal for your project.
Design Services and Consulting
Berks Plant Design and Maintenance, Inc, offers full consulting, design, and layout services in conjunction with our projects. Whether you need complete line layout services, or modifications to an existing layout, we are here to assist you in any way necessary.
In many cases it is economically beneficial for Berks Plant Design and Maintenance, Inc to utilize new machinery as part of a line to be supplied to our clients, to be supplied as a standalone piece, or to be customized for a particular purpose. We work with many OEM's in order to satisfy our customers' needs.
Berks Plant Design and Maintenance, Inc. has full wireframe and solids modeling software to design even the most intricate machinery components. Whether we are manufacturing parts for a client, or for our own rebuilds / reconditions, our customers can have full confidence in our parts manufacturing capabilities.
Berks Plant Design and Maintenance - Packaging Equipment, Process Equipment, Bottling Equipment, Filling Machinery, Parts and Service. We Supply New and Used Machinery, Reconditioned Equipment, and Rebuilt and Custom Machinery.
Since 1981, Berks Plant Design & Maintenance's mission has been to provide our customers with the highest value in new and used packaging and process equipment available on the market. We have the experience and the right tools to assist in selecting the right equipment for the application, as well as facilitating the overall project goals – all while maximizing your budget.
In-House Resources Include:
- Spacious 109,000 Square Foot Primary Facility
- AutoCad and Solid Works Modeling
- Complete In-House Machine Shop
- Full Service Sheet Metal Fabrication
- High Capacity Brake, Shear, and Roll Forming
- TIG, MIG, Sanitary Welding, and Plasma Capability
- Spacious Assembly and Testing Area
- Two Overhead Bridge Cranes
- Extensive Rigging and Installation Equipment – Including Six Lifts from 6500 Lb to 16,000 Lb
We are more than capable of tackling the most complex equipment rebuilds, installations, and automated packaging systems, so don't hesitate to call today! We are happy to discuss your needs directly to help you find exactly what you need.
Custom Packaging Equipment and Machinery Is Our Specialty.
Please take some time and browse the site to learn more about our company and services. RFQ portals are provided throughout the site, however we always prefer to discuss our clients' needs on a more personal basis.
Whether you require new, used, reconditioned, or completely rebuilt equipment, we are here to help you every step of the way. We also offer additional services such as design, installation, maintenance, custom builds, as well as complete plant liquidation and facility remediation services.
Please refer to the product lines and client services links on the left for more information about our services and specialties. Whatever your needs may be, Berks Plant Design & Maintenance is committed to assisting you. We look forward to working with you.
Used Packaging Equipment
Berks Plant Design & Maintenance is a process equipment company that supplies very high quality used packaging machinery in its current condition. Our used equipment specialists will help you find the most reliable and efficient used packaging equipment for your production line. All packaging machinery is typically in good running condition or even like-new condition. Our packaging machines are distinguished from rebuilt or reconditioned machinery in that the used equipment is offered in its present state and is configured for a particular usage (and remains as-is in our inventory). Used packaging machinery and equipment can be adapted upon request to suit a variety of customized manufacturing applications and packaging systems.
When you’re looking for the right used packaging equipment for your application, Berks Plant Design & Maintenance has a large selection of automated packaging systems to choose from. The samples below are representative of the quality of used packaging and process equipment that we have supplied over the years. If you are interested in photos or references regarding specific types of machinery, please do not hesitate to contact us or call 610-916-0666 to discuss your used equipment needs.
BPDM defines a 'rebuilt' piece of machinery as "a complete restoration of the machine to new condition, including major mechanical components such as bearings and bushings along with electrical and controls upgrades to today's standards." Gearboxes are rebuilt to like new condition or are replaced. These units carry a full warranty and are factory acceptance tested prior to release.
The samples below show the quality of rebuilds that we have supplied over the years. If you are interested in photos or references regarding specific types of machinery, please do not hesitate to use our contact us form or call us directly today! Rebuilt packaging machinery includes one-year warranty on parts. See our used packaging machinery or reconditioned machinery pages for other options.
Rebuilt Packaging Machinery
BPDM defines a 'reconditioned' piece of machinery as "a unit that has been thoroughly inspected, then repaired as needed and supplied to the customer in good running condition." The bulk of these reconditioned machinery units are supplied turnkey to our clients, with a factory acceptance test prior to payment and shipment.
The samples below show the quality of equipment that we have supplied over the years. If you are interested in photos or references regarding specific types of machinery, please do not hesitate to use our contact us form or call today to speak with a technician! See our used packaging machinery or rebuilt machinery pages for other options.
Berks Plant Design and Maintenance, Inc. offers complete retrofitted and custom built machinery. These services range from custom designed units built from the ground up for the most unusual applications and retrofits to modify an existing machine or core to performing a given application to complete control replacements and upgrades. These services are always inclusive of full customer specified factory acceptance testing as well as full warranties. Call or use our contact us form to discuss your needs with a technician today!
New Packaging Machinery
Berks Plant Design & Maintenance Inc. offers a variety of new machinery. Some applications require us to implement new equipment over used packaging machinery. We work closely with the original equipment manufacturers of the equipment types listed below. At BPDM we understand our customers' needs, and we're recognized for our skill in the industry. You can trust that working with new equipment OEM's does not interfere with our project goals and timetables.
We frequently combine our customer's choice of new and used machinery parts and equipment to produce complete lines at the lowest possible cost. With our in-house staff of skilled tradesmen we can customize standard machinery for more demanding applications at a fraction of the cost. Machinery integration services are also offered. See our consulting and design services page for more information, or call to talk to a technician directly today!
Custom Built Clean Rooms and Clean Room Enclosures
Berks Plant Design and Maintenance designs, manufactures, and installs various types of clean rooms and clean room enclosures for other purposes (such as fume evacuation). These enclosure systems are modular, as every room is fully erected at Berks’ facility, then disassembled for transit. This includes any doorways or openings included in the particular design, mounting of HEPA filer systems or evacuation system.
Our enclosures are truly state of the art. All primary construction is precision welded 2” square 316 stainless steel tubing, which supports 3/16” to 5/16” Lexan, true Lexan vs. various polycarbonate materials that may not be of similar quality. Class 100, Class 1000, and Class 10000 rooms readily available, as well as negative ventilation systems when the project calls for it. We can specify in the design proper air exchange times, be it positive or negative ventilation, as well as provided particle removal by size in microns. We will work with you to determine your clean room requirements and specific needs. Our field service can also come to the project site and erect the modules for you upon request. Call today to speak with a technician directly!
Bottling Lines and Used Bottling Equipment
Bottling lines - from planning the line to rebuilding used bottling equipment, Berks has the experience and expertise to deliver. With over thirty years of selling used bottling equipment, Berks Plant Design and maintenance understands the anatomy of a bottling line. In-house CAD design services will aid in the bottling line layout, our sales team will find the right pieces of bottling equipment, and our technicians will rebuild or refurbish the equipment for specific applications and perform the installation. From conception to a fully operational bottling line, or any piece of the whole, Berks understands the business and will find the right solution for each client.
Plant Liquidation and Remediation
Berks Plant Design and Maintenance offers full machinery liquidation and plant restoration and remediation services. Our procedure is very straightforward, starting with inspecting the machinery and equipment. We purchase the contents of the facility under contract, which includes the overall scope of work entailed. We then begin machinery liquidation for what was not taken into stock, rig out the equipment, and complete the scope of work provided to us. This often includes complete restoration of the facility from which the items are liquidated.
Unlike the normal market auctioneer, we partner with you to offer our services as follows:
- We provide the extra services necessary to truly realize the value of your assets by restoring, cleaning, and staging your assets to maximize buyer interest. This is performed on a quotation basis or on a time and material basis.
- Our knowledge of the actual equipment in these markets is paramount to properly cataloging, listing, and advertising the items.
- We inspect the machinery and equipment. We offer to purchase the lot of items in question under contract, which includes the timelines, equipment inspection, access dates/hours, etc.
- We then liquidate machinery that is not taken into our stock or outright sold, rig out the equipment, and complete the scope of work provided to us. This often includes complete restoration of the facility from which the items are liquidated from.
Packaging Line Layout Consulting and Design Services
Berks Plant Design & Maintenance, Inc. has been in the business of automated packaging systems and process systems for more than 30 years. Our approach has always been to focus on our customer's requirements and preferences. We then assist in implementation and integration of the machinery for optimal efficiency, always bearing in mind our customer's budget.
We utilize the latest technologies available to the market to meet our customers' needs, including AutoCAD Suite for line layout and facility based design and SolidWorks modeling for 3D applications.
Cutting edge controls work, including design, programming, and implementation of the entire family of Allen Bradley PLC’s, 1305 series to Powerflex VFD’s, Ultra and Kinetix series servo drives, DH+, DeviceNet, and ControlNet digital communications, and a full array of HMI systems.
Packaging Equipment Maintenance and Parts
Maintenance & Installation: Berks Plant Design & Maintenance offers reconditioned machinery and custom rebuild services, new equipment installs, onsite services and preventative maintenance programs. Do you have a piece of equipment that needs a changeover or rebuild? Are you having problems keeping your current machinery in proper operating condition? We can help! Call today to speak with a technician about your needs.
After evaluating your existing equipment, BPDM will provide an estimate for onsite services or a quote for a complete in-house rebuild. Service technicians are always available on a priority basis for more immediate needs. If you need the job done right, let the experts at Berks Plant Design & Maintenance handle it for you.
Click here for examples of in-house rebuild projects we have handled in the past.
Packaging Machinery Parts: If you need machine parts in a hurry, BPDM is the place to go. You can nearly always purchase machine parts from us much more reasonably priced than what you would otherwise have to pay for the same part from an original equipment manufacturer. Please contact us to inquire about used parts, reconditioned parts, and custom machine parts.
At BPDM we have full Autocad capabilities in house in conjuction with CAM manufacturing. We can produce just about any part to OEM tolerances or better at a lower cost, as long as we have the necessary information to do so. Call today to learn more and speak with a technician directly!
New and Used Labeling Equipment
Berks Plant Design & Maintenance offers the world's largest selection of new and used industrial labeling systems, equipment, machinery and accessories. We are also Master Distributors of CVC Labelers, offering a complete line of labeling system products.
Choosing the right automatic labeling system can be challenging. Different technologies and machine configurations will achieve vastly different results. Some labeling systems are dedicated to a single physical product type; others can be adapted to a range of products.
Industrial labeling equipment must frequently interact in tight synchronization with packaging equipment on a production-speed basis. And, a good labeling system can represent a substantial investment. It should be selected such that it will not become readily obsolete and/or is capable of being adapted to changing product needs and label types. It is therefore important to establish your exact application requirements beforehand to select the labeling system that best suits your needs.
Machinery and Equipment Types We Specialize In
We have a large selection of conveyors, cappers, pasteurizer, case sealer, cartoner, palletizers, case packers, sorters, pallet wrappers, rinsers, unscramblers, and much, much more. Here is a list of the types of machinery and equipment commonly supplied by Berks Plant Design & Maintenance Inc. for food and beverage processing, contract packaging, cosmetic, chemical and allied industries, and pharmaceutical industries. Technical Library, but do not link to our active inventory. Please see the left navigation search boxes to view more than 1,000 stock items or call: 610-916-0666 to discuss your machinery and equipment needs today!
Starting in 1981, our mission has been to provide our customers with the highest quality packaging machinery, solutions that fit both our customers requirements and their budgets. At the same time, we offer the experience and know-how to assist in selecting the proper machinery and/or the most economical machinery available. Customers can select from inventory in our warehouse, our extensive database of available surplus machinery, or we will actively locate the right piece of equipment for the application! Whether you require new, used, reconditioned, or completely rebuilt machinery, we will strive to assist our customers in any way possible.
Be sure to inquire about our design services as well. This includes supply of complete lines, line layouts, custom machinery design, and change parts specification. We have been in the packaging machinery business for over 30 years and we are prepared to deal with any conceivable circumstances. With two full machine shops, a spacious assembly and test run area, and full in-house AutoCad and Solid Works design capabilities, we're more than capable of handling the most complex customized systems.
Parts and Machinery Available and Equipment Categories
Parts - Agitators
Parts - Blowers
Parts - Drive Components
Parts - Filters
Parts - Meters
Parts - Miscellaneous
Parts - Pumps
Parts - Sanitary Clamps
Parts - Sanitary Fittings
Parts - Scales
Parts - Valves
Accumulation - Feed Tables
Bliss Box Formers
Bottle Rinsers - Cleaners
Case - Tray Packers
Inspection - QA
Line - Bottling
Neck Banders - Sleeve Labelers
Parts - Miscellaneous
Unscramblers - Bottle Orienter
Technical Library Categories Available
Automatic Bulk Container Palletizer
Automatic Case Taper
Belt Over Roller Conveyor
Bi Directional Accumulation
Bliss Box Former
Bottle Rinser Cleaner
Bottle and Case Coding Machinery
Used Case Handling Machinery
Case Handling Machinery
Cold Glue Labeler
Continuous Motion Case Packer
Desiccant Insertion Equipment
Filler Crowner Mono-block Machine
Film Wrapping Equipment - Hard Film and Shrink
Horizontal Form, Fill and Seal Equipment
Hot-melt Glue Labeler
Infinity Series Accumulation Tables
Inspection QA Equipment
Live Roller Conveyor
Machines for Tablets and Capsules
Monoblock, Triblock, Quadblock Systems
Pad Support Wrapping Equipment
Pocket (Cup) Filling Equipment
Pressure Sensitive Labelers
Robotic Case Palletizer
Shrink sleeve labeler
Single Shell Storage Tanks
Solids Filling Equipment
Table Top Conveyors
Top and Bottom Case Tapers
Tray Bundler Wrapper
Unsupported Bundling Equipment
Wrap-Around Case Packer