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We don’t just sell products. We act as advisors to our partners and clients to look for ways to reduce the cost on every transaction. Any company can help you save pennies and offer a lower bid. What we do differently is peel the intricate layers of a packaging system to find creative, innovative, and sustainable methods to save year over year.

Our experts have two main goals: help you find the right product and increase your bottom line. By having access to the industry’s leading suppliers we are able to customize the product delivery to ensure that specific needs are being met. Then we seek out cost savings by looking at low-hanging fruit, raw material and machinery functionality and cost, dimensional weight impacts, supplier margin, and more.

Shrink Film

Products: Bio Degradable, High Temp, Standard
Suppliers: IPG

Our shrink film solutions are engineered to provide durability and versatility for your packages. These films are offered in a range of gauges to optimize your yield and provide temperature resistance without compromising end user satisfaction. In addition to shrink film we also offer the equipment, machinery, and replacement parts that are necessary to effectively shrink wrap your products and packaging.

Stapling Technology

Products: Carton Closing, Packaging and Industrial Tools and Fasteners
Suppliers: Axxis

Our offering of tools and fasteners provide you with an array of box closing solutions. Whether its pallet manufacturing, Trays, Lids, Triwall or boxes there is a solution that will provide you the most secure, economical and eco friendly solution. From Manual, pneumatic, semi automated or battery operated , there is a solution.

Poly Bags & Bagging Equipment

Products: Security Bags, Poly Bags
Suppliers: Elkay, Precision Poly, Sharp Packaging By Pregis, Versa Pak, ProAmpac, Plexpack

Our suppliers offer a comprehensive selection of mono- and multi-layer poly bags for tear-resistant and puncture resistant, yet light weight, packaging. Poly bags and bagging equipment includes everything from resealable bags, pre-printed bags, and bagging equipment and machinery, to custom bagging solutions. Packaging bags and equipment serve automotive, food, healthcare, plastics, linen, and a variety of other industries.

Cold Chain Technology

Products: Coolers, Mailers, Thermo Boxes, Refrigerants
Suppliers: Nordic Ice

Packaging is a critical component to temperature management logistics and is crucial for many industries to transport important products. The shipment of temperature sensitive products must be shielded from the bumps and bounces of handling, the volatility of weather, and other unpredictable events. Our engineers have designed, tested and manufactured one of the world’s most extensive and cost-effective lines of thermal packaging solutions, including KoolTemp® Pre-Qualified Shipping Systems, KoolTemp® Insulated Containers and Koolit® Refrigerants in a wide range of sizes, temperature ranges and durations.

Tape & Adhesives

Products: Machine Length, Hot Melt Adhesives, Specialty Tapes, Water Activated Tapes, Carton Sealing Tapes, Tape Dispensing and Applicating Solutions
Suppliers: IPG, GTA, Jowat

We provide packaging tape application methods, including tape dispensers, guns, and applicators, as well as packaging tape options, including sealing tape, duct tape, masking tape, electrical tape, foil tape, water activated tape, coated tape, and more. Beyond tape products, applicators, and machinery, it is our primary objective to define your end goals and ensure that we match you with the most cost-effective and product-protecting solution.

Packing Envelopes & Mailers

Products: Packing List Envelopes, Mailers
Suppliers: LPS Industries, Pregis

Our selection of packaging envelopes and mailers include pressure sensitive envelopes (back loader, end loader, recessed face, and special tape), bubble mailers, padded envelopes, flat envelopes, lab bags, deposit bags, secure jacket for cash, mailjacket, polyjacket, and more. Our customized solutions come in a variety of materials, from paper cardboard to polyethylene, to provide secure and resistant transportation processes.


Products: Seals, Poly Strapping, Steel Strapping
Suppliers: Signode, Pac Strapping

Our strapping tools and products include: Regular steel strapping (for low to medium applications such as package reinforcements, unitizing, bundling, palletizing and box closure), heavy duty steel strapping (for packaging and bundling brick, concrete block, fabricated metal parts, and lumber), high tensile (heat treated to produce a product which combines high strength with stretch for shock resistance), plastic (polyester and polypropylene for shipping and storage), and more.


Products: Stock Printed Labels, Thermal Transfer Labels, Pre-Printed Labels, Label Dispensing and Applicating Equipment
Suppliers: ID Images

All of our labeling options integrate seamlessly into your packaging processes with the assistance of our top of the line labeling equipment and attention to detail in the manufacturing process. A few labeling applications include transport and logistics, healthcare and pharmaceuticals, food and beverage, consumer durables, product and package identification labeling, shipping, shelf marking, LPN labels for fulfilment and distribution centers, prescription labeling, appliance and electronic labeling, and chemical labeling.

Stretch Wrap

Products: Blown & Cast, Hand & Machine Length Rolls
Suppliers: Berry Global, IPG, BranopacUSA, Stretchtape, Sigma Stretch Film

Stretch Film distributors and suppliers at PDA are among the leading stretch film companies for innovation, size, service and quality. Our stretch film solutions are the most cost effective and energy effective on the market. We offer manual wrappers, semi-automatic wrappers, and automatic wrappers, for improved stability of products or packages, unit loading, efficient handling and storage of unit loads, and product protection and durability.

Industrial Paper

Products: Recycled Kraft, Newsprint, Reinforced Steel Wrap, Slip Sheets, Chipboard Pads
Suppliers: Delta, Gordon, Badger

Our suppliers mix a breadth of product offerings with low prepaid freight minimums which allows our customers to service a variety of applications while reducing inventory investment and maximizing turns Industrial counter rolls and sheets are packed in heavy polyethylene shrink film and can be labeled to your specifications, including bar coding, reorder stamps, and branding requirements.

Corrugated Boxes

Products: Custom, Stock, Edge Protection
Suppliers: Box Partners

PDA’s inclusive product lines introduce packaging products for shipping, display, and in-plant handling applications. We offer paper and plastic corrugated containers, fiberboard boxes, produce packaging, and other corrugated solutions. We give our customers the ability to order the exact quantity they need for just-in-time delivery, creating a convenient and cost effective method for our customers to have what they need when they need it.

Thermal Transfer

Products: Resin Thermal Transfer Ribbons, Wax Thermal Transfer Ribbons
Suppliers: DNP, ID Images, Toshiba America Business Solutions

Our suppliers offer a wide range of wax, wax/resin, resin ribbon thermal transfer printer supplies, and other thermal ribbons that are crafted with dedication, experience, the finest materials and stringent quality control. To achieve the optimal print quality, it is necessary to match up the correct ribbon with the correct printer. In most cases, for standard print requirements wax ribbons are efficient. For those projects requiring resistance towards chemicals on the printing surface, wax-resin thermal ribbons are highly suggested.

Packaging Equipment

Products: Auto Baggers, Shrink Tunnels & Equipment, Stretch Wrappers, Case Packing, Sealing & Erecting
Suppliers: Combi, Sharp, Ben Clements (Tach-It), Better Packages, IPG, Pregis, Storopack, Plexpack, Lantech, Sharp Packaging By Pregis

Our engineers and product developers have crafted the most sustainable and cost effective packaging machinery, to work in combination with our top of the line packaging products.

Protective Packaging

Products: Foam in Place, Mailers, Void Fill, Cushioning
Suppliers: Pregis, Storopack, Laminations, Badger

Industry leaders select PDA for their packaging foam, cushioning, and other protective solutions because we understand the necessity of transportation without fault or damage. Our systems feature the most cost-effective, time-efficient designs, engineered with the operator in mind. The intuitive equipment design and responsive controls simplify the packaging process, reduce cost and increase productivity.

Polymer Hard Cases

Products: Injection-Molded Waterproof Utility Cases, Rackmount Solutions, Mil-Spec Hard Cases, Ruggedized Shipping Cases
Suppliers: SKB Cases

With a wide variety of molding types, interior configurations, and finishing/hardware options available, our polymer hard cases provide comprehensive solutions for projects that require the ultimate in protection of sensitive equipment for storage and transport. All polymer hard cases come standard with an Unconditional Lifetime Warranty and field-replaceable hardware supplied at no cost.

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