Trans-Packers Services Corp

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Post by jfko6 » Sun Mar 30, 2008 2:49 pm

It turns out that Trans-Packers Corporation is located in my old neighborhood where I grew up. This section however is largely factory, oil, automotive, and steel oriented. It is even more ironic that I used to playe league baseball right across the street. Amazing. From the range of pictures I got I would say it was worth it. Here they are:
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Post by kman » Sun Mar 30, 2008 2:51 pm

Could you remind me again what Trans-Packers Services Corp does or did?

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Post by jfko6 » Sun Mar 30, 2008 3:04 pm

I've attached one of the bottling and several of the packaging materials from an MRE for everyone to see.
Trans-Packers
http://www.transpackers.com/
Miniature bottling line (Tabasco)
http://www.transpackers.com/Miniatures.htm
Small video clips are available on their website
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Post by kman » Sun Mar 30, 2008 3:05 pm

Ah, ok - thanks! That's where I've heard the name before.

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Post by bishopmarine » Sun Mar 30, 2008 3:13 pm

it looks like they are going to make dairyshakes this year also.
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Post by jfko6 » Sun Mar 30, 2008 3:19 pm

Correction:
They don't make 'em... they package them.
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Post by bishopmarine » Sun Mar 30, 2008 3:42 pm

below is an article taken from their website. it sounds to me like they actually make them. states they have six blenders that allows them to blend 8 million pounds of powder per year. since the dairyshakes are just blended powdered ingredients wouldn't that constitute making them?

"Second-generation family-owned TPSC operates a 100,000-sq-ft facility that boasts six blenders, four of which are large-capacity blenders, allowing it to blend more than 8 million lb of powdered product per year, as well as a variety of packaging technologies, including canning, miniature bottle filling and bag filling with either horizontal or vertical f/f/s machines, among others. Says company Chief Operating Officer (COO) Lester Weiss, because TPSC is "constantly changing and evolving," eight of the company's 120 employees man TPSC's machine shop. "We have made a business of rebuilding equipment," Weiss relates."
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Blenders

Post by jfko6 » Sun Mar 30, 2008 3:48 pm

I was able to capture a photo of what appears to be one of their blenders. They may have tours available of their facility and an e-mail for inquiries. Attached is a photo I believe to be one of the blenders:
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Post by bishopmarine » Sun Mar 30, 2008 4:19 pm

thats a massive dairy shake mixer. i sort of like them if you take one of those handheld blenders and really mix it up good.
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Post by DangerousDave » Sun Mar 30, 2008 6:09 pm

Trans-Packers turns huge super-sacks, 273 fibre drums, etc, into little bitty packs of condiments. For the Gov't. Wish they still did the GI Coffee packs too, instead of that Tasters Choice crap. 8)

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