Hawthorne, N.Y.-based Packaging Technologies & Inspection LLC, a manufacturer of package testing equipment, said it awarded its Waldner agency business to WNA Packaging Technologies LLC (WNAPT). WNAPT will operate under the Waldner North America brand name as a standalone entity for sales, service and new product development. The existing Waldner sales, service and engineering teams will continue to operate under WNA Packaging Technologies.

“Our Waldner North America team will continue to fulfill on the client requirements and expectations of the world-class packaging machinery produced by Waldner Germany,” said Julian Stauffer, CEO of WNA Packaging Technologies. “The Waldner North America brand has a reputation for achieving very high OEE production levels, and our entire team is out to elevate the equipment efficiency and effectiveness across the North American market.”