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About UltraSource LLC

Since our founding in 1883, UltraSource has served the processing and packaging equipment needs of thousands of companies worldwide in the meat and poultry, seafood, produce, dairy, medical, and pharmaceutical industries. Whether it's kill floor, further processing, vacuum or modified atmosphere packaging, or high-speed labeling, our comprehensive offering includes hundreds of products that enable us to custom tailor equipment solutions that meet the production line objectives, labor goals, budget constraints, and brand image of our customers. We are committed to offering products and services that are an excellent value to our customers and in collaborating with our customers to building strong industries.

Our People

Our employees maintain the production expertise, technical knowledge, competence, training, and creativity needed to effectively and efficiently serve our customers' needs in the ever-changing food, medical, and pharmaceutical industries. When you combine these talents with a passion to innovate, our employees are able to deliver positive results that lead to success for our customers, the communities we impact, and for UltraSource. Our staff includes numerous individuals with Animal Science degrees, including Masters and Ph.D., and longtime food industry, packaging equipment, processing equipment, labeling equipment, and operational supplies backgrounds. Our Food Scientists when not leading our UltraSource Academy meat seminars are often speaking at state and national meat processing conferences. 

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Our Financial Strength

We realize there is a wide selection of processing, packaging, and labeling equipment from which to choose in today's market. We also understand that financial strength is a critical factor when selecting an equipment manufacturer. Our financial strength gives us the capabilities and resources needed to continuously evolve our product offering to satisfy companies of all sizes and to ensure that our customers can grow with us into the future.

Innovation

Flexibility, being open to new ideas, responding to new trends and market conditions, and making improvements to products and services that already exist. These are the key drivers that have allowed UltraSource to be a leader in innovation. Since 1993, we have received numerous U.S. Patents for designing some of the most innovative packaging, processing, and labeling equipment on the market. Most recently, we were recognized for the enhanced sanitary design of our Matrix™ food package and film labelers. We encourage our employees to enhance their innovation skills through outside training programs, customer experiences, and creative brainstorming sessions that allow us and our customers to remain competitive. 

Recent Achievements:

  • Received US patent approval for the Matrix Ultra Labeler. 
  • The UltraSource Mammoth Rollstock Packaging machine was selected as a Technology Excellence Award finalist at the 2018 Pack Expo. 
  • Named the American Association of Meat Processors Supplier of the Year for the second time

Comprehensive Solutions

Whether it's kill floor, further processing, vacuum or modified atmosphere packaging, or high-speed labeling, our comprehensive offering includes hundreds of products that enable us to custom tailor equipment solutions that meet the production line objectives, labor goals, budget constraints, and brand image of our customers. We offer complete solutions starting from animal dispatch to packaged product case labeling. Our equipment is simple to use, is easy to maintain, and delivers proven results. We have a team of expert service technicians and readily available parts to help you maximize the efficiency and life of your solutions. We manufacture packaging, processing and labeling equipment at our Kansas City, Missouri headquarters, which provides unique expertise in designing effective solutions and responding quickly to customer needs and market changes. 

Engineering for Quality and Performance

UltraSource's quality program ensures our products are engineered and produced to meet or exceed our customers' requirements. From the quality of raw materials, assemblies, and components to reliability testing designed to expose unanticipated weaknesses in our products, our quality assurance program drives engineering and manufacturing process improvements to ensure we "get it right the first time". Part variances are minimized to improve production consistency, and manufacturing processes are updated as additional reliability data becomes available.Our engineers use state-of-the-art solid modeling technology in the creation of all new designs. Also, computer-assisted strength analysis is performed on the solid models where safety and reliability are associated with the part.

Reliability, maintainability, and safety are at the forefront of UltraSource's engineering strategy and support our dedication to quality.

Food Processing, Packaging, and Labeling Brands You Can Trust

UltraSource provides food processing, packaging, and labeling equipment and supplies of the most trusted and well-known brands in the industry including:

  • Ultravac® Chamber Vacuum Sealers
  • Grand Prize 3® Smokehouses
  • Rhino® Food Tray Sealers
  • BullDog® Rollstock Packaging Machine
  • Bison® Rollstock Packaging Machine
  • Mammoth® Rollstock Packaging Machine
  • Matrix™ Crossweb Film and Package Labelers
  • Posi™ Inline Labelers
  • Espera Weigh Price Labelers
  • Mauting Smokehouses
  • Thompson Mixer/Grinders
  • Frey Vacuum Stuffers
  • Cliptechnik Clippers
  • UltraKnife™, UltraSteel™, UltraGlove®, UltraBoots®, UltraPro™ Mineral Oil, UltraFilm™ and many others