AAGARD HISTORY

ENGINEERING & BUILDING PACKAGING AUTOMATION EQUIPMENT FOR OVER 20 YEARS.

First Combination System sold (Cartoner, Casepacker, Palletizer).

Provisional Patent granted on Wrap Around Cartoner Technology.

Aagard ranked 90 out of 500 on the "Inc. 500" list with a growth of 927% in 3 years. This list celebrates the fasted growing privately held businesses in the USA.

Patent granted on Aagard's Shuttle Case Packer.

Exhibited at Pack Expo International and displayed a Wrap Around Carton and Case Packer system for retail/shelf-ready display cases.

Introduced Maksimal TCP (Top Load Case Packer). Speeds up to 200 pouches/min. or 25 cases/min. Smart flight infeed with rapid, tool-less changeover.

Introduced the Acclaim High-Speed Case Packer. Up to 310 product/min. or 30 cases/min. Small footprint utilizing only two stations.

20 Years of Success!

Introduced Myrias Fully Automated Variety Case Packer.

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Aagard ranked 90 out of 500 on the "Inc. 500" list with a growth of 927% in 3 years. This list celebrates the fastest growing privately held businesses in USA.

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History in the Making!

Blue Print

Brenton L. Smith started the Aagard Group, LLC. Brent envisioned a system that would integrate engineering with manufacturing.

Relocated from Carlos to a larger facility in Alexandria, MN.

Aagard became a member of PMMI.

Groundbreaking at our current facility, 3711 Iowa Street, Alexandria, MN.

Moved into a larger facility at 3711 Iowa Street. In 2008 completed a 31,000 square foot addition...

75,000 square feet with 60 employees.

Aagard was recognized as the category leader in Cartoning-Leadership in Packaging recognizes innovation at its best.

Introduced Aspire Case Packer and Dual Palletizer System. Small footprint, drop-down casters for in-plant mobility, and telescoping infeed.

Expanded business into the remodeled A2 building and added 60+ employees to accommodate growth.

New Addition opens, and all team members are at our current location, 3711 Iowa Street Alexandria, MN.

Hired 27 engineers to join our team.