About

Company Statement

Established in 1989, MD Packaging has become one of Canada’s foremost distributors of product inspection and packaging automation solutions for the manufacturing sectors in the food, beverage, pharmaceutical, consumer goods and industrial products industries.

As a truly full service organization, MD Packaging provides national representation for many of North America’s and Europe’s premier manufacturers of inspection and automation solutions through our regional offices in Toronto, Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver. A comprehensive in-house parts and service department with factory trained technicians support our customers during and after installation to ensure they achieve the best machine efficiencies in the market today, and tomorrow. Every project, large or small receives the full attention of our dedicated team of packaging professionals to help you, our customer, meet your objectives!

Facilities

Operating from our 7400 sq. ft. head office facility located in Uxbridge, Ontario, MD Packaging provides comprehensive sales, parts and service support to our national base of customers. Our modern showroom is available to demonstrate many of the most popular and technologically advanced packaging equipment solutions available in the market today. With branch offices located in Montreal, Calgary, Ottawa and Vancouver, we provide a level of sales and service support unequalled in the market today. Call today to arrange an appointment to discuss your automation/inspection requirements.

Parts & Services

With an extensive inventory in spare parts, various pieces of demo/trial equipment and six factory trained service technicians on staff, we are committed to reducing costly downtime by shortening response times. Parts and service support is only a phone call away on our service hotline.

History

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Michael Dempster’s career in packaging automation spans 4 decades. In 1971, Michael joined the sales team at Montreal based equipment distributor Major Packaging. Michael quickly established himself as an automation professional and ascended to the position of V.P. Sales until their closure in 1989. His extensive industry knowledge and lengthy list of satisfied customers led to the opening of MD Packaging in late 1989. His dedication to the industry and his reputation for delivering the best automation technology to his customers has attracted many of North Americas leading packaging technology manufacturers to establish their Canadian representation through MD Packaging.

Over the past twenty-eight years Michael has assembled a team of industry professionals in both sales and service that has resulted in MD Packaging becoming one of the largest and most integrated packaging automation organizations in the country. His success has gained him the respect and admiration from peers and competitors alike.

In 2017, Michael decided to pursue a succession plan in order to provide employees and customers with a long term growth strategy. Michael sold the business to two of his long standing Agents – Jaime Alboim & Brett Payne. Jaime assumed the role of CEO and Brett the role of COO. Michael will continue on indefinitely as a crucial member of the sales team.

Our Team

Our team of packaging professionals is dedicated to providing our customers with the best information and support available. With a combined experience in the packaging industry of over 250 years, there are few, if any, challenges that MD Packaging cannot solve. No other organization in Canada can bring to bear the collective knowledge in identifying a solution to your problems.

  • Brenda Aitken
    Brenda Aitken Business Unit Manager – Service & Parts
  • Jaime Alboim
    Jaime Alboim CEO
  • Dave Baranowsky
    Dave Baranowsky Service Technician
  • Derek Chandler
    Derek Chandler Sales, GTA & Southwestern Ontario
  • Mark Cooper
    Mark Cooper Manager, Technical Services
  • Andrew Dempster
    Andrew Dempster Inside Sales/Project Management
  • Michael Dempster
    Michael Dempster Sales, GTA
  • Janice Fitger
    Janice Fitger Administration
  • Brendalee Hall
    Brendalee Hall Business Unit Manager – Operations
  • Rachael Harrison
    Rachael Harrison Administration
  • Chris Heming
    Chris Heming Sales, Western Canada
  • David Jardin
    David Jardin Sales, Quebec & Eastern Canada
  • Mathieu Latour
    Mathieu Latour Service Technician, Quebec
  • Nicolas Latour
    Nicolas Latour Service Technician, Quebec
  • Sandy Merkley
    Sandy Merkley Sales, Eastern Ontario
  • Brett Payne
    Brett Payne COO
  • Andrea Scowcroft
    Andrea Scowcroft Inside Sales & Marketing
  • Bob Shuttleworth
    Bob Shuttleworth Manager, Technical Services
  • Karen Thompson
    Karen Thompson Accounting

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