Packaging by Quadient is now Sparck Technologies
Revolutionary CVP Everest and CVP Impack automated fit-to-size packaging systems to make further advances under new ownership
Sparck Technologies is to be the new name for Packaging by Quadient, following the acquisition of Quadient’s Drachten based high-tech packaging business by Amsterdam investment company Standard Investment. The new owner of the advanced CVP Everest and CVP Impack automated fit-to-size packaging systems, is to invest and build upon the market leading technology that has revolutionised despatch packaging for some of the world’s largest retail and ecommerce businesses.
As Sparck Technologies, the automated packaging business will continue to provide state-of-the-art packaging solutions to customers worldwide. Sparck Technologies has its headquarters at the company’s production facility in Drachten, the Netherlands, where R&D, engineering services, marketing and sales operations are based. The company is established in markets in the US, Germany, France, and the UK.
Kees Oosting, CEO of Sparck Technologies says: “This is an exciting opportunity to take the business forward to the next stage in its development, with investment from a committed backer. Our new owner, Standard Investment, is perfectly positioned to provide the resources needed to support our continued innovation and growth, enabling us to further develop and enhance our advanced automated packaging systems as well as our service, support and sales capabilities across our expanding international markets.”
The CVP automated packaging solutions
Automated packaging power
Up to 500 parcels per hour
Up to 1,100 parcels per hour
He continues: “The company is the absolute technology leader in the global market for fit-to-size packaging solutions and our award-winning CVP Everest and CVP Impack packaging systems are revered by blue-chip businesses the world over for their reliability, speed and precision in producing eco-friendly, cost-efficient packages that win customer approval.” He adds: “We believe that every individual, precision-made package produced by our machines should be a brand ambassador for the business.”
“This is an exciting opportunity to take the business forward to the next stage in its development.”
CEO Sparck Technologies
Herbert Schilperoord, Partner at Standard Investment expresses his confidence in the unique qualities of Sparck Technologies’ products: “In Drachten they have developed fantastic, innovative technology for ecommerce packaging systems – they are clearly world leaders in this field. The fact that parcels are automatically made exactly to size at great speed by machine, with such precision, has made a huge impression on us and we are confident that this technology will be the go-to packaging solution for the ecommerce sector.” Standard Investment owns multiple companies spread over 4 countries with a total of around 4,500 employees and a turnover of more than €1 billion.
The new owners plan to accelerate the worldwide roll-out of advanced packaging systems, with an emphasis on the European and North American markets.
Box smarter with automated packaging
Using 3D scanning technology, Sparck’s automated packaging systems size, construct, weigh and label each individual order – regardless of whether it is made up of individual or multiple items in just a matter of seconds. The CVP Impack Automated Packaging Solution packs up to 500 orders per hour.
With a cycle time as short as three seconds the CVP Everest can do the work of up to 20 packing stations – constructing up to 1,100 fit-to-size boxes per hour.
Using a CVP Automated Packaging Solution ensures every order is packed in the smallest parcel required for the lowest shipping cost, optimizes productivity, and reduces shipping, material and labour costs.