History

The History of Hudson-Sharp Machine Company

1870  1925  1970  2000  2009 2010-Present

2015

Huson-Sharp releases EZ-Stand, a system that pre-applies a bottom gusset to a roll of film that can produce a stand-up pouch when run on a VFFS machine. 

2014

Hudson-Sharp releases newly redesigned M275W Servo Wicketer

2012

Hudson-Sharp releases 5750W High Speed Servo Wicketer to North & South America

2011

Began Hudson-Sharp Certified Pre-Owned Program

2010

Celebrated a Century of Innovation after 100 years of being in business and looking forward to the next century filled with innovation
 

2009

Acqusition by Thiele Technologies
  RO-ANThiele Technologies acquired certain assets of RO-AN through a secured third party
sale transaction

2008

Dual Lane SGBSHudson-Sharp introduces new generation servo pouch machinery
  NRTFilmHudson-Sharp introduces the new packaging design "Pour & Lok™", side gusseted, pour spout packaging for pre-zippered roll stock

2007

NRTFilmNRT800 Roll to Roll Machine

2006

Side Gusset Bottom Seal Pouch Machine with patented Inno-Lok® transverse direction zipper applicator

2004

AmplasLogoHudson-Sharp acquires Amplas and expands product offering of bottomseal technology

2000

Hot melt glue patch handle line introduced

1999

Wicketed Automatic Stack Processor (WASP) introduced

1998

HSMCLogoDivestiture from FMC Corporation - Hudson-Sharp Machine Company July 17, 1998

1997

Innoksm INNO-LOK® pre-zippered film reclosable packaging introduced

1989

1989 ImageFirst commercially produced servo-driven wicketer

1986

mod1150Plastic grocery bag line

1978

Leaf BagHigh-speed rotary side-weld machine for the production of large trash bags introduced

1970

Wicketer development continues
Servo technology introduced

1956 to 1965

fly swatFMC acquires Hudson-Sharp
Bag making equipment added in 1955 with Simplex Pkg. Machine Co.
First side-weld bag machine "Flyswatter" - 24/7
First wicket stacker

 

1947

wrapperFirst Horizontal form-fill and seal machine, Campbell Wrapper

1925 to 1942

pressPrinting presses
Design improvements for converting paper
First central impression aniline press manufactured in the US

1916

napkinSectional Roll Manufacturing Company changed its name to Hudson-Sharp Machine Co.
  • Paper mill equipment
  • Toilet tissue winders
  • First intrafolder for towels and toilet tissue
  • First napkin folder

1910

David Hudson & Alexander Sharp took over shop and foundry.
Articles of incorporation filed as "The Hudson-Sharp Machine Co."

1904

Steel wheels for street cars

1870

Repairing Steamboats
Manufacturing parts for sawmill machinery. The company was known as "The Sectional Roll Co."

 

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