Butler Automatic Inc.

chemin de la Gravier, 4, 1227 Les Acacias
Telephone +41 22 3426010
Fax +41 22 3427021

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Andrew Butler

Chairman and COO

+1 (508) 333-8431


Chip Johns

President and COO

+1 (508) 991-0135


Phil Johnson

Vice President Sales & Marketing

+1 (774) 766-0628


Loris Medart

EMEA Sales Director

+44 7545 098 294


Mike Megaro

Regional Sales Manager - North America

+1 (508) 380-3517


David Steines

Technical Sales Manager - Europe

+49 173 9982850


Our range of products

Product categories

  • 01  Packaging machines and devices
  • 01.06  Additional machines and devices in the packaging process
  • 01.06.10  Splicer for packaging material

Splicer for packaging material

Our products

Product category: Splicer for packaging material

SP1 Splicer

The SP1 offers a compact and highly efficient automatic splicing solution for a variety of packaging processes, including vertical form fill seal (VFFS), horizontal form fill seal (HFFS), and overwrap machines. The SP-1 is a simple design with easy to replace wear parts and provides a very fast ROI.

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Product category: Splicer for packaging material


The SP3 offers a compact and highly efficient automatic splicing solution for a variety of high-speed packaging processes such as heat-shrink sleeving or narrow web applications. The SP3 uses core drives to feed material into the system.

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Product category: Splicer for packaging material

1000 Splicer

The 1000 splicer offers a highly efficient automatic splicing solution for a variety of processes that use large and heavy film rolls, including bag converting, printing, wallpaper production, and more. Butler's 1000 model splicers have been in production for over 40 years, providing unsurpassed reliability and durability.

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About us

Company details

Innovating Since 1956
Butler Automatic Inc. was founded in 1956 by Richard A. Butler, Jr. as a manufacturer of “zero speed” web splicing equipment. As the original inventor of zero speed splicing technology Butler splicing equipment redefined performance and reliability over a broad spectrum of industries and markets.

Today Butler is a leading multinational manufacturer with over 16,000 units installed worldwide and continues to be the industry benchmark for quality, reliability and customer support. The company’s products are used in numerous applications including packaging, sleeving, thermo-forming, over-wrapping, printing, and a variety of converting operations. Our splicers are used to manufacture many different products including, stand-up pouches, flexible pouches, film bags, paper bags, business forms, envelopes, disposable diapers, wallpaper, fiberglass insulation, and corrugated cardboard.

Company headquarters and manufacturing operations are located in Middleborough, Massachusetts approximately 30 miles south of Boston. The Middleborough facility is a state of the art manufacturing operation.  Butler Automatic is proud to have achieve ISO 900a:2008 Certification.  Our quality and engineering is dedicated to developing new technologies for the packaging industry.  Click below to view our ISO Certificate.

Butler’s European headquarters are located in Geneva, Switzerland. Our sales and support center is strategically located in the center of the main European markets. 

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Company data

Target groups
  • Food
  • Confectionery products
  • Beverages
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Consumer goods (non-food)