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While Crathern and Smith is no longer manufacturing new rigid box machines, many of their machines are used and sold in the packaging industry.

Parry Machine Company, based in Palmyra, NY,  has purchased all of the spare parts and blue prints from Crathern Machinery Group, which includes parts for Crathern and Smith, FMC, Stokes and Smith rigid box equipment, and Crathern Flatboard Lines and Laminators.

After the overwhelming positive response we received after creating our Emmeci Rigid Box Line Comparison chart, we knew it was time to create a similar resource for Crathern & Smith box machine users.

The LD Davis lab has formulated a number of glue products for the rigid box industry that are designed for use on Crathern & Smith machines. With the help of Mike Coughlin from Parry Machine Company, we have created a line-size chart complete with recommended LD Davis rigid box protein glues and stay tape products for each of the most popular models. 

Crathern Box Line Sizes with Recommended Glues and Tapes

Crathern and Smith FMC Wrappers Line Size Glues and Stay Tape Chart*The above chart highlights the three most common Crathern wrapper machines. 

Download the printable version of this chart here


For any technical questions regarding Crathern equipment or spare parts, contact Parry Machine Company

Questions about Crathern rigid box glues? Our packaging glue experts are happy to help. Reach out to the LD Davis technical team today to learn more.

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