Automated Produce Equipment (APE) provides engineered solutions from bin tipping to packaging and robotic palletizing at the end of the packing line. APE’s vendor’s machinery is designed to reduce labor, increase efficiency, and keep customers competitive in this very competitive industry.
President, Mike McKnight has been a provider of produce packaging equipment for over 8 years. Mike is familiar with the industry and can address each individual company’s needs with experience and quality equipment.
“Exceeding your expectations, not your budget” is not just Automated Produce Equipment (APE)’s motto but a promise.
SGE was founded in 1996, at the kitchen table of Robert and Pam Hinnant of Vidalia, GA.
From these humble beginnings, we have become one of the top produce handling equipment solution providers in North America, with placements ranging from Mexico to Canada and all areas of the U.S., as well as various other foreign countries. Our goal has been to become the premier “best-of-breed” provider of complete, turn-key solutions “from seed to pallet” for Growers, Packers and Shippers all over the world, which we have indeed become.
This means providing solutions for Seed Planting, Caretaker Units, Harvesting Systems, Drying/Storage, Even Flow Hoppers, Cleaners, Finish Toppers, Dust Extraction Systems, Weighing, Bagging/Packing, Robotics/Palletizing and Sizing and Grading lines with the finest visual automation system the world has ever seen, coupled with first-rate, in-house and guaranteed service for all of these solutions, which is delivered with a firm commitment to moral values.
In 2016, the Hinnants brought in Tony Mimbs as Chief Operating Officer, who is tasked with developing expansion plans to add multiple new locations to current locations in Vidalia, GA and Ontario, OR, and to assist SGE in moving to the next level of providing our customers with the best productivity, efficiency and quality improvement solutions offered in today’s market.
Manufacturer of High Quality Steel Building Systems & Components for Over 55 Years.
Our History: Pacific Building Systems has been manufacturing steel structures since 1962. Located in Woodburn, OR, we are a family-owned and owner-operated metal building manufacturer that provides uncompromising customer service in the Pacific Northwest (Oregon, Washington, Idaho), Northern California, Nevada, Alaska and Canada.
Our state-of-the-art design facility custom designs any building to your specifications, saving our clients both time and money. Our sheeting has a 30-year warranty and our steel buildings are renowned for how easy they are to assemble and erect. We deliver from Oregon, directly to your site using our own fleet of trucks, and we are experts at packaging building systems.
Therefore, you are assured of on-time delivery and undamaged components. Quality, reliability, innovation and dedicated customer service. Experience the difference with Pacific Building Systems.
Quality Agricultural Storage Buildings: End your search for an agricultural storage manufacturer with Pacific Building Systems, located in Woodburn, Oregon. We proudly serve residents and business owners throughout and surrounding the Pacific Northwest.
No matter what type of agricultural storage building you need, we can manufacture high-quality parts and supplies and ship them to your location.
With more than 55 years of experience in metal building manufacturing, you can count on us to deliver the supplies you need to construct metal barns, bulk storage, processing facilities and any other kind of agricultural structure you need for your farm or property.
In addition to agricultural storage buildings we also manufacture dairy barns and riding arenas. From small barns to huge arenas, we have the experience, knowledge, and dedication to take on any project. Once we have your building kit ready, we will ship it to you directly so it can be assembled onsite. We offer a 30-year warranty on all of our sheeting and we strive to create parts that are easy for anyone to assemble.
Whether you are in the initial planning stages of your agricultural bulk storage, controlled atmosphere building project, or you have already finalized your plans, we can begin helping you find the right materials for your structure. For more information about the products and services provided by Pacific Building Systems, get in touch with a member of our team today. Although we are based out of Woodburn, we also serve other areas throughout Oregon as well as Washington, Idaho and Western Canada. We can’t wait to work with you to make your vision a reality!
The Pacific Building Family:
Pacific Building Systems
• For buildings over 40 feet in width, PBS is your answer.
PBX Steel Buildings
• For lightweight and lower cost buildings less than 40 feet in width.
• Leading the Northwest with superior design engineering and fabrication of cost-efficient, attractive metal structures, framed with cold formed galvanized channels.
• Shorter lead times.
The Purlin Mill
• A primary vendor of galvanized purlins and girts.
• Standing Seam Roofing Panel (SSR-218)
• A producer of secondary structural components for the pre-engineered steel building market.
Please visit our websites, and hear testimonials from others who benefited from choosing PBS. Our websites are listed below. We look forward to serving you!
Eqraft designs, builds, and maintains processing and packaging solutions for onions, potatoes, fruits, vegetables, dry edibles and other commodities around the globe. Our craftsmanship stretches from consultancy, design and assembly, to complete mechanization, automation and continuous improvement thereof.
Together we face a challenging industry. In the midst of ever-higher demands, our aim is to help you meet and exceed expectations. Thanks to our recent restructuring and rebranding, we are ready for the future. In fact, embracing the future is what drives us. Our ever-evolving industry begs that we work hard to retain our leading role. Our goal is to increase the performance, efficiency, and continuity of your process. Ensuring that you stay ahead of competition, improve your overall margin, and save time for the things that matter most.
Let’s build your factory of the future – together!
Garner-Lanfeld Packaging opened for business in 2003, 14 years ago, by Al Lanfeld and Pete Garner, formerly of Friedman Bag Co. We service the produce industry focusing on the Onion, Potato and Citrus industries.
We sell domestic and imported onions bags as well as many other packaging supplies. GLP is a “One stop shopping source”. Our goal is to supply our customers with quality products in a timely fashion at a fair price. Garner Lanfeld Packaging has over 100 years of packaging sales experience. We look forward to doing business with you!
Breeder/producer of vegetable and flower seed. Takii’s onion program covers every season, every market, and every type with leading varieties. Along with outstanding genetics, our goal is healthy seeds with high germination and vigor because we want to be sure that every Takii seed adds to our customers’ confidence in us. American Takii’s wholesale dealers are located in the United States, Canada, Central America and Mexico.
Champion Seed Company’s success is built upon decades of energy, enthusiasm and hard work of so many people, from the premiere seed suppliers we represent, to our dedicated office and field staff and, most importantly, our growers who plant, tend, harvest and consistently deliver the finest produce to the world market. We are committed to helping our growers build and maintain prosperous, thriving agricultural enterprises in the decades to come.
Enza Zaden is a global leader in vegetable seed breeding, with operations in 21 countries worldwide. Enza Zaden invested heavily in the onion program for over a decade, leveraging breeding locations in Australia, Italy, The Netherlands, New Zealand and here in the U.S., and working very closely with growers to understand the market. The new facility in Salinas California, complemented by infrastructure investments in greenhouses, digital phenotyping, breeding technologies and expanded trialing locations in North America, is helping us take our onion program to the next level. U.S. growers also benefit from a dedicated regional sales team that prides itself on local knowledge and dedication to grower needs. Building and maintaining quality relationships is key to the team’s ongoing strategy to provide informed and local service.
Enza Zaden’s onion portfolio currently includes top short and intermediate-day programs, and a maturing pipeline of competitive hybrids for all market segments.
Volm manufactures and distributes a comprehensive array of industry-leading bags and onion packaging solutions including, Leno mesh, CLAF, Raschel Knitted and netting. We’re competitively priced, fast and flexible. Our multiple strategically located manufacturing and distribution facilities, and large trucking fleet, ensure you have the packaging and service you need – when you need it.