Headquartered in Minnesota, Accraply continues providing pressure-sensitive labeling systems; Trine roll-fed labeling systems; and Stanford Doctor Machines®, slitter rewinders, and shrink sleeve finishing equipment from multiple locations including Illinois, California and Canada.
The acquisition of Stanford Products, LLC gave Accraply a prominent position in material
converting and seaming equipment for the growing shrink sleeve labeling industry.
Stanford opened the first expansion of its new manufacturing facility.
Trine expanded their manufacturing capabilities by building machinery in two locations improving customer
delivery times and manufacturing processes.
Accraply moved into the Roll-Fed-Label market with the Acquisition of Trine Labeling Systems
which gave it an established position in beverage labeling.
Trine developed and implemented upgrade programs offering improved efficiency and options.
Stanford launched a new line of shrink sleeve finishing equipment.
Accraply acquired the Label Machinery Division of CCL Label which brought with it the historic
Avery Labeling Machinery line which CCL had acquired in 1996
Following its purchase by New Jersey-based Global Press Sales, the company became
known as Stanford Products LLC.
Barry-Wehmiller acquired Accraply Inc. and introduced the opportunity for growth via acquisition.
Accraply moved to a new facility in Plymouth, Minnesota, USA.
Trine/CMS Gilbreth acquired by Impaxx
Trine developed and sold Model 6700 to the Beverage industry as a high-speed labeler.
Trine developed the new Model 4500 for the beverage industry due to the need for a Quick Change Labeler.
Trine continued to develop new applications for new Plastic PET containers for the beverage industry.
Trine was acquired by CMS Gilbreth and developed a large international market for
glue solvent application for glass containers.
Accraply developed leading edge technology for ultra high speed 'on press' inserting of
functional labels and tags such as on battery testers.
The Accraply Printing Division was separated from the Accraply Labeler Division and was
renamed and integrated into the Bemis material converting operations.
Accraply pioneered the application of orientated shrinkable
film labels for the labeling of consumable batteries. Accraply also advanced the use of shrinkable Pressure
Sensitive film for 'tamper evident' applications for Health Care packaging.
Trine developed a roll-fed labeling machine for the glass coffee container and beverage industry.
Trine Manufacturing was founded and opens operation in Turlock, California rebuilding
roll-fed labeling machinery for glass containers.
Stanford introduced the Model 338 - the industry's first affordable computer controlled Slitter/Rewinder.
Accraply developed advanced processes for the application of thin film labels for
primary container decoration for a wide variety of markets.
The German-based MAN Roland - also a press manufacturer - acquired Wood Industries and Stanford
became known as the Stanford Division of MAN Roland.
Accraply was acquired by Bemis Company and operated as a division of their
Morgan Adhesives Company also known as MacTac.
CCL Labeling began as Neeco Industries with a staff of three focused on label support in Burlington, Ontario, Canada.
Started the Accraply Printing Division for the converting of Pressure Sensitive Labels.
Ashton Press Company relocated from Montreal, Canada to Stanford's facility in Salem, Illinois, USA.
Accraply achieved significant niche market growth through developing a unique labeling method
that integrated label application with the vacuum packing process for meat and cheese packaging.
Accraply was founded in Wayzata, Minnesota, USA growing out of Industrial Metal Products Co. a
small manufacturer of specialty machinery.
Wood Industries purchased Vandenberg Press Company.
Stanford Engineering was purchased by Wood Industries.
Dutch Stanford invented and shipped the very first Doctor Machine®. It is still a registered trademark of the
company today. Stanford's product line was soon expanded to include slitter rewinders.
W.T. "Dutch" Stanford founded Stanford Engineering, a supply company for web guides and tension controls.