Our History

The Packline Company is proud to have served the packaging industry for over 65 years. We'd like to extend many thanks to our customers, suppliers, and employees for our on-going growth and success. We've enjoyed and look forward to working with you to help bring success to your packaging operations.

1948

Founded by S. Remsen Ryder III and Rice G. Fitzpatrick, offering a complete line of industrial packaging materials, calling it The Packline Company. Located in the Transportation Building in Detroit.

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Became one of the first distributors for International Staple and Machine, inventor of the retractable anvil stapler.

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Added stenciling, stitching wire, strapping and tape product lines.

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Moved to larger building on Schafer Rd., in Dearborn.

1959

Moved again to larger building on Oakman Boulevard, in Dearborn, MI.

1960

Packline Service Department established

1971

Stephen R. Ryder IV joins company...

1974

Rice Fizpatrick retires. Packline incorporates

1976

Move to larger building on Reeck Road, in Southgate.

1986

S. Remsen Ryder III retires. Company purchased by brothers, David and Stephen R. Ryder IV.

1989

Sthephen R. Ryder IV buys David Ryder's interest in The Packline Co. Steve's wife, Lynne, joins the Packline team.

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Awarded Signode Distribution franchise

1993

Moves to modern, new building on Fritz Dr, in Trenton, MI.

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