Category: Tools and Machinery

What Could Be Better Than New

What could be better than new?  A lot.
Think of a newly tailored suit that fits you like a glove

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Robots and Automation

It seems like I can’t turn around these days without seeing another article about robots. Especially about how robots will

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Shiploads of Money

Often times brand companies, co-packers, and co-manufacturers will call us with an extreme sense of urgency.  You can hear it

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Chucks and Clutches

Chuck cappers can be rotary or inline, continuous or intermittent motion. They can run at speeds from 20ppm to 1200ppm

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That New Machine Smell

Frain buys and resells new and used equipment.  Why would we buy new and used equipment?
Many times, our team

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Human Touch

Today, some technology and websites make money all on their own.
You can browse inventory online, purchase items, and perhaps

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Taxonomy of Packaging Machinery

I’ve been working with packaging machinery for longer than I want to confess. One issue that has always bothered me

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Three Steps Ahead

As with chess or billiards, in business, you need to think three steps ahead.
Confidently executing means taking aim with

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A Key Piece

Frain realizes that customers approach us to help them successfully achieve their goal.
Like us, they too have plant managers,

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Frain’s R&D DNA

Research and Development (R&D), also referred to as Product Innovation, Product Development, and Product Diversification has exploded with new brands

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Machine Down

When, not if, your packaging machinery goes down, service technicians will normally check for wear and tear or damaged components

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Three Steps to Longer Machinery Life

Although individual equipment requires different or specialized care, there are a few things everyone can do to extend the life

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