Douglas Machine Inc. is a recognized leader in paperboard, corrugated and shrink-film packaging solutions.
In 1964, Bud Thoen founded Douglas Machine with a vision to invent and build exceptional automated packaging machinery. Two years later, Vern Anderson, the current CEO of Douglas Machine, joined the fledgling business. Later that year the company sold its first machine
to Curtis Candy Company for $6,476. From the very beginning, a deep appreciation for the customers’ ongoing trust drives the company to be a great supplier with values based upon respect.
Today Douglas Machine employs more than 600 people and has more than 7,000 machines installed in 30+ countries. Our growth and success are the result of our employees’ hard work and dedication to Bud’s vision of building innovative packaging machinery.