Premier Tech Chronos (PTC)

Premier Tech Chronos (PTC) is one of the largest packaging equipment manufacturers in the world. Well-known in the flexible and rigid packaging industries, PTC offers specific packaging machines as well as complete packaging lines for small- and large-scale productions. Its wide product portfolio includes bagging machines, valve bag fillers, FFS machines, robotic case packing machines, robot palletizers, bag palletizers, case palletizers, stretch wrappers, stretch hooders, and conveyors. Moreover, PTC offers bulk processing solutions for organic materials as well as peat bog equipment.

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1, avenue Premier Premier Tech Campus , Riviere-du-Loup , Quebec G5R 6C1 Canada

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Globally (various continents)
Over 1000

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ased in Canada and with offices all around the world, Premier Tech Chronos (PTC) is the packaging equipment group of Premier Tech. PTC is among the largest packaging equipment manufacturers in the world and well-known in the flexible and the rigid packaging industries for its state-of-the-art packaging machines and its complete packaging lines for small-  and large-scale production. Its wide product portfolio includes solutions such as bagging scales and feeders, bagging machines, case packing machines, robotic and conventional palletizers, stretch wrappers, stretch hooders, conveyors, etc. Moreover, PTC also offers bulk processing solutions as well as peat moss field equipment, including screening systems, mixing lines, harrows, vacuum harvesters, etc.

At PTC, people are driven by customer satisfaction. The entire team is dedicated to supporting the growth of its customers by putting their interests at the heart of daily decisions. Innovation is also a major focus for the company. In the last 25 years, the company has developed and acquired several state-of-the art technologies that are still in the lead today. With many more to come, our prime objective is to continue to meet your needs in the most creative way.


Premier Tech Chronos was born in 1989 to satisfy a need for automation at Tourbières Premier (now Premier Tech Horticulture, PTC’s sister company). PTC started out as the company’s engineering department, manufacturing equipment to support internal technological needs. PTC soon decided to sell its equipment outside the company and became an international leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of state-of-the-art industrial equipment. Mostly involved in the organic industry at the beginning of the 1990s, PTC quickly expanded into non-organic markets through its extensive IR&D programs and the acquisition of Chronos Richardson Systems. By adding this 125-year-old German company to its team, PTC paved the way for major growth in the food, chemical and mineral industries while complementing its product lines with new packaging technologies. With its wide range of products and innovative solutions tailored to its customers’ specific needs, PTC is now an international leader in the field of industrial flexible and rigid packaging equipment.


The 14 acquisitions Premier Tech has made for Premier Tech Chronos (PTC) in less than 20 years fall within one of the company’s strategic initiatives. Acquisitions have been Premier Tech’s dominant growth factor over the past 25 years.