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Tek Pak, Inc. and C-Pak thermoforming products proudly serve the electronics, healthcare & consumer industries.Stay tuned here, to learn more about custom thermoforming technologies and industry news.

01/10/2018: Tek Pak hosts boot at MDM West February 6th-8th 2018

01/09/2016: Tek Pak hosts booth at MDM West February 9th-11th

10/01/2015: Tek Pak makes the front cover of Plastics Technology Magazine

 06/12/2015: Tek Pak helps Eastman & Pacur in testing their new foamed PETG medical packaging solution

05/06/2015:MSOE formula hybrid team takes 4th place in the world using uprights machined by Tek Pak 

04/03/2014: PDF ACH Committee Meeting in Santa Clara, CA

03/17/2014: PDF ACH Committee News: Balloting closes on EIA-296-F “Lead Taping of Components in Axial Lead Configuration for Automatic Handling”

03/14/2014: Material test success story

03/14/2014: Accurate tray program introduced.

03/03/2014: PDF ACH Committee News: Balloting closes on EIA-481-E “8 mm through 200 mm Embossed Carrier Taping and 8 mm & 12 mm Punched Carrier Taping of Surface Mount Components for Automatic Handling” [PDF - 172KB]

02/25/2014: PDF Press Release: Tek Pak, Inc. Adds High-Speed Thermoforming Line

02/25/2014: PDF Press Release: Tek Pak, Inc. Adds New Laser for Trimming [PDF - 143KB]

02/04/2014: PDF ACH Committee News: ANSI Approved publication of EIA-747-B “Adhesive Backed Punch Plastic Carrier Taping”

12/18/2013: PDF ACH Committee News: Balloting closed on EIA-971 “Embossed Carrier Taping of Micro-sized Surface Mount Components for Automatic Handling”

09/18/2013: NBC Chicago's coverage of Butterflies and Buffalo opening night

09/18/2013: A behind the scences look at the Butterflies and Buffalo project, with great shots of our tool room

09/12/2013: Please join Tek Pak in attending the PDF opening night of Butterflies and Buffalo: Tales of American Culture [PDF - 1.31MB] on September 18th

06/19/2013: PDF Tek Pak Contributes to The Vanishing Cultures Project [PDF - 332KB]

06/14/2013: The Tek Pak Funny Car will be racing at the 16th annual O’Reilly Auto Parts Route 66 NHRA Nationals presented by Super Start Batteries on June 28th-30th. The race will take place at Route 66 Raceway in Joliet, Illinois. The wing of the funny car will display the Illinois Police Officers Memorial Committee emblem in honor of the officers who have given their lives in the line of service. For more information on the event and tickets or the Illinois Police Officers Memorial, follow the links below.

08/13/2012: PDF Tek Pak is looking for a thermoform tool designer [PDF - 212KB]

06/06/2012: PDF Tek Pak is looking for a CNC Programmer/Machinist [PDF - 213KB]

04/06/2012: PDF Tek Pak Funny Car Racing in Charlotte, NC April 13th-15th [PDF - 395KB]

03/30/2012: PDF New HAAS VF 5 CNC Machine for mold and tool creation [PDF - 386KB]

03/16/2012: PDF New Formech 300QX for Rapid Thermoform Prototyping [PDF - 255KB]

03/11/2012 : PDF Tek Pak Funny Car Makes its 2012 Premiere on ESPN2 in Gainesville, FL [PDF - 293KB]

02/28/2012 : PDF Tek Pak Opens Warehouse in Scottsdale, AZ [PDF - 293KB]

12/16/2011 : Tek Pak company Christmas party

12/03/2011 : Tek Pak has just purchased a new Haas VF 8 CNC Machine for mold and tool creation

10/21/2011 : 30 Under 30 Honors Young Professionals

1-14-2011: EIA-960-A Published The Automated Component Handling (ACH) Committee of the Electronic Components Industry Association (ECIA) has just published an updated version of the EIA Standard ANSI/EIA-960-A “Assembly Component Tray –ACT”. This standard covers requirements for Assembly Component Trays—ACTs--used during automated assembly processes. The standard size is covered which works with tray slots handling an envelope of 298.45 mm (11.75 in) x 254 mm (10 in) and the “J” size which works with tray slots handling an envelope of 322.58 mm (12.7 in) x 135.89 mm (5.35 in).

This standard may be purchased from the IHS Standards Store at:

For questions or comments pertaining to this standard or activities within the ACH Committee in general, please contact:

Scott Carter
Tek Pak, Inc.
Ed Mikoski

07/01/2010 Tek Pak/C-Pak Alliance

06/01/2009 Tek Pak, Inc. Opens New R&D Facility in St. Charles, IL.

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