SUN Automation Group Enters Exclusive Strategic Partnership Agreement with AL-GAR

–SUN to become exclusive distributor and service provider for AL-GAR in USA and Canada effective August 2023–

Glen Arm, MD (August, 21, 2023)—SUN Automation Group (SUN), a global leader in providing innovative solutions to the global corrugated industry, is proud to announce it has entered into an exclusive strategic partnership agreement with AL-GAR. Effective August 2023, SUN will be the exclusive representative of all AL-GAR products and support throughout the United States and Canada.

Based in Barcelona, Spain, AL-GAR offers advanced engineering solutions for corrugated manufacturing. The company provides expertise and resources to optimize manufacturing processes, with customizable solutions for design, control systems, retrofits, and maintenance. AL-GAR bolsters its comprehensive services with its top-of-line product offerings engineered to enhance corrugated, paper, and converting operations globally.

“By partnering with AL-GAR, SUN continues to expand its capabilities and presence around the world,” said Greg Jones, Executive Vice President of SUN Automation Group.  “On behalf of our board, senior leadership team and our employee-owners, we welcome AL-GAR to the SUN Family.”

AL-GAR’s technology-enabled solutions allow corrugated manufacturers to see quick benefits, from increased productivity and efficiency to saving on materials and cost. With AL-GAR, companies can be assured that all processes are fine-tuned to maximize results. 

“The partnership with SUN Automation Group will fuel the growth of both companies,” said Silvia Alcazar, Managing Director at AL-GAR.  “By combining SUN’s exceptional sales and service support with our engineering expertise and resources, we will build upon our strong position in the global marketplace.”

SUN leadership views the partnership with AL-GAR as a perfect complement to SUN’s current offerings. By introducing AL-GAR’s extensive services, SUN further solidifies itself as a complete solutions provider for the corrugated industry.

“We are honored to work with AL-GAR and excited to introduce the company’s forward-thinking solutions to our current customers in the United States and Canada,” said Jones. “We look forward to introducing AL-GAR’s innovative Automatic Load Tag Inserter during the What’s New presentation at TAPPI CorrExpo later this month. Customers can also stop by booth #101 to learn more and meet with AL-GAR representatives onsite.”

The strategic partnership between SUN Automation Group and AL-GAR reinforces their mutual dedication to innovation, efficiency, and customer-centric solutions. By leveraging each other’s strengths, they are poised to redefine excellence in the corrugated industry, ensuring a future of growth and success.

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About SUN Automation Group

SUN Automation Group® (SUN) is the global leader in providing innovative solutions to the corrugated industry. SUN engineers and builds the SUN625® Rotary Die Cutter; provides sales, service, and support in North and Central America for Latitude Machinery Corporation; serves as the North American, United Kingdom, and Ireland sales and service provider for PARA Srl; and serves a North American sales provider for Highcon. In addition, SUN powers the corrugated industry’s first IIoT platform Helios and is also the OEM source for Langston/Staley equipment parts and service. SUN provides retrofits and upgrades to existing machinery with industry-acclaimed solutions like MicroGrind® Anvil Trimmer, SUNTrac® Vacuum Transfer System, and Extend-O-Feed® Lead Edge Feeder. With 24/7 on-site technical support, SUN is known for its exceptional service and customer support. SUN is headquartered in their 184,000ft facility near Baltimore, Maryland, with SUN service centers throughout the globe. To keep up to date with SUN Automation’s innovations and news, visit

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