Author Archives: Jennifer Fowler

Enhancing Blown Film Extrusion: A Comprehensive Guide to Key Equipment Components

The process of blown film extrusion is a cornerstone technique for producing a wide array of flexible packaging materials. At the heart of this process lies a series of intricate equipment components, each playing a vital role in ensuring the quality and efficiency of the final product. The Extrusion Process for Blown Film Blown film extrusion […]

Pearl Technologies Announces Staff Updates

Ryan Neil joins as Regional Sales Manager, Ann Kelsey promoted to Channel Strategy Manager Wilder, Kentucky, Jan. 31, 2024 – Pearl Technologies, a leader in creating high-speed machine attachments for punching holes, perforating, and slitting film in the converting industry and brand of EDGE Industrial Technologies, announces two strategic team updates. Ryan Neil was hired […]

The Future is Bright for the Global Pouches Market

Pearl Technologies, a leader in offering the right technology and machinery to answer growing customer demand. There’s been few packaging innovations that have taken the world by storm like pouches have. Go to any zoo or park, and you’ll see plenty of children enjoying their pouch snack. And it’s not just food—the beverage industry has […]

Launch of New Ecommerce Website

Savannah, NY (October 18, 2023) . . . Pearl Technologies, a division of EDGE Industrial Technologies, has announced it has launched a new ecommerce website. The new website, which can be found at, features over 200 of Pearl’s most popular products including punches, blades, air cylinders, adapters and other items.  Users can easily sign […]

Pearl’s Lightning Technology Helps Century Tech to Produce Up to 350 Bags/Minute

Pearl’s innovative Lightning “snap-and-change” punch technology provides manufacturers with the ability to produce bags with speed and safety in mind. Savannah, NY (August 10, 2023) . . . Century Tech is a Hempstead, NY-based plastic bag machine maker. The company is always looking to offer its customers a competitive edge and they saw a prime […]

Pearl Technologies Promotes Nik Green to Vice President of Operations, Hires Chris Benford as New Sales Director

Savannah, NY (July 21, 2023) . . . Pearl Technologies, a division of EDGE Industrial Technologies, has announced it has promoted Nik Green to Vice President of Operations, and hired Chris Benford at its new Sales Director. Nik Green, Pearl’s new Vice President of Operations, joined the company in 2011 as Manufacturing Supervisor, and progressed […]


Savannah, New York (April 18, 2023) – Pearl Technologies, part of the of EDGE Industrial Technologies family of companies, has announced the introduction of its “Value” range of Zero Clearance (ZC) punching units.  The new range of “disposable” units provide excellent punch quality at budget-friendly pricing for punching round holes, hanger holes, corner rounds and […]

US-Based Converting and Printing Innovator EDGE Industrial Technologies Expands Platform Offerings, Eyes New Acquisitions

The cutting-edge technology solutions provider is now a $50 million business, supplying machine knives, punches and related equipment. Wilder, Kentucky (March 22, 2023) – EDGE Industrial Technologies, the industrial knives and punches market leader, continues to expand its brand and portfolio of companies through acquisitions and organic growth. EDGE brings an unmatched expertise to a […]

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