June 2018

30 31 AFA SYSTEMS LTD. LEADER IN INNOVATIVE AUTOMATED PACKAGING SYSTEMS AFA SYSTEMS LTD. F amily owned and operated, AFA Systems Ltd. (AFA) is a secondary packaging machinery manufacturer whose focus is to provide the best in engineered product handling and packag- ing solutions. Extensive experience coupled with state-of-the-art engineering tools and facilities assures customers a proven partner for fulfilling their packaging automation re- quirements.Whether it is robotics, cartoners, conveyor systems, packaging, or high-speed assembly, AFA supplies custom-designed, end-of-line automation solutions for a variety of industries, worldwide. AFA President and owner Paul Langen, and his son Eric Langen (International Sales Manager), keep the family business on track and excelling, accom- panied by a highly-skilled team of specialists and a culture that promotes innovation. “The business came out of Langen pack- aging, which was started by my father in the 1950s,” says Paul. “It involved cartoning, case packing, and palletizing, basically end-of-line automation for the packaging industry. That business grew and was sold in 1996 to a pub- licly traded company in England called Molins PLC, which continues to operate today under Molins Langen Packaging. I ran that business WHAT: Leader in Innovative Automated Packaging Systems WHERE: Headquarters in Brampton, On- tario WEBSITE: www.afasystemsinc.com AT A GLANCE AFA SYSTEMS