Why PTR Baler & Compactor is the best choice for Vertical Balers
PTR represents years of developmental design, testing, and quality control.
With the cost of steel, a lot of the competitors may be tempted to lighten / change their products main ingredients (safety switches, gauge of steel, change their major components of power unit / cylinder). PTR prides itself on our uncompromising design, and time tested performance. It’s times like this when commodity increases are occurring we keep these commitments to our customers & equipment design. And don’t forget – all of our equipment is made in the U.S.A.
Service centers in all 50 states
24/7 service is just a phone call away. Everything from general maintenance to emergency service calls.
We make vertical balers suited for Supermarkets, Retail Chains, Hospitals, Hotels & Malls, Warehouses, Recycling Centers Retail Chains, Distribution Centers, Manufacturing Plants and more!
Smart Baler Option
Our Smart Baler option comes with a user-friendly touchscreen panel, keyless operation, fingerprint reader, triple safety switch, precise weights, accurate data readings and reporting, quiet pump power unit.
PTR’s certified Pre-owned equipment is an economical solution to your recycling needs. Each certified machine must pass our 52-point inspection process and is reconditioned to ‘like-new’ quality. Each unit is painted and has all safety stickers reapplied. Covered by a full 90 day parts and labor warranty, you can have peace of mind
that your equipment is built to last.
At this time of year, we pause to reflect what we’re thankful for. It is often too easy to get caught up in the problems, obstacles and challenges. Those things can take all of our attention and energy. And its often hard to focus on the many good things. Today, we take the time to be thankful for those.
Our team is everything. So many things we do here are a team effort. So many team members contribute to making our vertical balers and compactors. From the design to the manufacturing to the sales and service. We are so thankful for our dedicated team members, many of them have worked with us for decades. We value their work ethic and contributions. This is why we make superior equipment.
We are thankful and honored to work with some many of the nations leading companies. From the Fortune 500 companies to the mom and pop operations, we are thankful for their trust and confidence in us.
Our vendors are a huge part of what we do. We rely on them for helping get us what we need to get the job done. We value these relationships and partnerships above all. We are thankful for these win-win relationships.
We’re proud to be headquartered in Philadelphia. We started here and have grown here. Many of our employees live here. We service many clients in Philadelphia area. It is a wonderful city, rich in history and diversity. We’re thankful its been such a wonderful home for us.
OUR SERVICE TECHS
Our service techs are located all over the country. They provide 24/7 service and support for our clients. They are accustomed to saving the day and getting things back up and running. We are thankful for the responsiveness, expertise and being on the front lines helping our clients.
As mentioned, it’s easy to get caught up in the problems – they pop up nearly every day. But it’s important to stay focused on what we are thankful for. Not just at Thanksgiving, but every day.
Data as a business asset and Sustainability are two key business trends for 2024
As 2023 draws to a close, we look forward to 2024. Two business trends for 2024 include utilizing data to improve operational efficiency and having a Sustainability mission. Here at PTR we’re well ahead of that trend.
When it comes to data our Smart Baler is unmatched. Not only does our Smart Baler have a sleek touchscreen control panel and lots of extra safety features – its big on data. It will upload weights, number of loads, and all operational data directly to your computer or smart phone. This precise and exact information is invaluable in analyzing day to day operations and looking for opportunities for efficiencies. It also helps you take a close look at productivity. The answers are always in the numbers and this case is no exception. Get on trend and start analyzing and utilizing all of your vertical balers numbers.
And that is just one aspect of the Smart Baler. Enjoy keyless operation, precise weights and increased safety features. The interface is so easy to use – if you have a smartphone you’re already an expert!
Another trend is having a sustainability mission. Here at PTR, our sustainability mission is central to our operations and culture. We offer many solutions for your organization’s sustainability and recycling goals. If you are implementing a zero waste or corporate sustainability program, we can help. By diverting cardboard, paper, plastics, shrink wrap, and aluminum into recyclable commodities your company can achieve its targeted waste reduction goals. PTR offers a full line of waste reduction and recycling equipment to meet your needs.
PTR missions contributes to a healthier environment through sustainability practices that positively impact its internal and the external natural environment, employee health, welfare and the community. PTR is committed to the responsible use of environmental resources as a means of living its core values.
PTR staff, vendors and partners are tasked with helping to recognize new opportunities to develop and implement sustainability solutions. PTR strives to make a difference through Focus, Commitment and the Promise of a vision that is, to provide a better quality of life within our environment today and for future generations. PTR customers also realize that when they invest in a PTR compactor or baler, they contribute to a healthier environment AND help PTR to succeed in its mission. Our Sustainability Policy embraces our mission.
PTR Baler & Compactor Manufactures Equipment for Your Waste and Recycling Goals
PTR Baler & Compactor has a vast selection of Vertical Balers, Compactors and more. All are made in America and live up to our high standards. Over the decades we have constantly improved our machinery
We manufactures ten standard models of vertical balers ranging in size from 24″ to 72″. Our balers can be used in the baling of cardboard, plastic P.E.T. bottles, aluminum cans and siding. Our baler models can accommodate bales from 100 to 1800 pounds. Our balers can handle your toughest requirements with routine efficiency at a low maintenance cost for many, many years.We are recognized as the best source of high-quality products manufactured for safety and long life. PTR represents years of developmental design, testing, and quality control.
The Smart Baler
PTR’s Smart Baler features some of the most innovative technology in the industry. It will undoubtedly increase speed, accuracy, efficiency and safety at your location. The user-friendly touchscreen panel is light years ahead of the usual knobs and switches. If you can use an iphone you can use our Smart Baler interface. Keyless operation is another popular feature, as is the optional fingerprint reader. The tripe safety switch makes for smooth operating and you can get precise weights and accurate data readings. This is a game changer!
Self Contained Compactors
The PTR Pak-Tite (PTR) line of waste compactors is the solution to your wet-waste requirements. The PTR Pak-Tite units are ideal for business who process wet waste. The innovative construction makes for an easy to operate machine that leaves no waste behind. We prides ourselves on quality, performance and durability. Each unit is water tested and factory inspected to insure many years of dependable use.
These compactors are best suited for your dry waste needs. Every TP stationary compactor model is built to beat ANSI specifications while meeting the safety requirements of your back office workers. This heavy duty machines are built to last.
Have a challenging space to work in? Tight space in your warehouse? PTR can develop a custom solution for your compactor to ensure maximum efficiency and safety. Contact us today to get started.
We offer several waste lifting solutions that will help you save time and money while reducing the potential for work related back injuries. Our full line of cart dumpers, also known as commercial lifters, are easy to install and very economical. They are designed for industrial waste lifting applications such as retail chains, distribution centers, property management companies, government institutions, and educational facilities.
Looking for an economical solution to your recycling needs? Check out PTR Rebuilt! Each certified machine must pass our 52-point inspection process and is reconditioned to ‘like-new’ quality. Each unit is painted and has all safety stickers reapplied. Covered by a full 90 day parts and labor warranty, you can have peace of mind that your equipment is
PTR certified pre-owned balers and compactors are hand-picked. Each unit must be less than 15 years old and free of any structural defects. Once the pre-owned unit has passed our pre-inspection process they are reconditioned in our manufacturing facility by our AWS certified welders.Thoroughly Reconditioned
Units selected to become PTR certified Pre-owned are then thoroughly reconditioned. All wear parts are replaced, hydraulic oil drained and re-filled, moving parts greased, all surfaces cleaned and freshly painted before applying new safety stickers. Old parts are replaced with OEM certified parts during our reconditioning process.
Contact us to learn more!
PTR PARTS WEBSITE – WHAT YOU NEED WHEN YOU NEED IT – WITH SUPER FAST SHIPPING!
PTR Baler & Compactor is known as an industry leader when it comes to manufacturing vertical balers and compactors. But not everyone knows PTR is the industry leader for quality parts! Our separate website carries nearly everything you’ll need! All parts that we sell are OEM certified. Selling first class replacement parts from Baldor, Cutler Hammer, Square D, and more ensures that you can fix your machine correctly the first time – and be back up in running! A one year replacement warranty backs up all the baler and compactor parts that we sell, so you can purchase confidently!
Baler Parts and Compactor parts
We carry a full assortment of parts for our PTR Vertical Balers, Stationary Compactors and Self Contained Compactors. We carry everything from basic parts to more involved parts. You can keep your machines humming along for many years to come. In addition we also sell parts for Marathon and Wastequip Vertical Balers and Compactors
We have everything you need to keep your cart tipper. From safety decals to fuses to fuse block assemblies.
Docks and Doors
We have an assortment of security doors at various sizes. We also sell security door safety decals.
Need baling wire? We have you covered. Save big – We even have special internet prices for these. Get some now.
He carry nylon spacers, locknut nylon inserts, JamFree universal hanger and mounting kit and more.
We have all the safety gear you’ll need for your team. We carry everything you need from branded safety glasses to flam resistant coveralls.
Most orders placed before 2pm will ship the same day! (as long as the item is in stock) Next day air is available for emergency orders.
You can also search by type. We have electrical, hydraulics, mechanical and decals categories.
So check out https://parts.ptrco.com today. Enjoy special internet savings on many products and get everything shipped to your facility promptly.
The Triple Bottom Line – People, Planet, and Profit
The triple bottom line couldn’t be more relevant or important in this day and age. This approach expands traditional business success metrics to include a business’ impact on not only profits, but also their employees and the planet.
This isn’t a trendy catch phrase – it yields real, meaningful and sometimes surprising results. At PTR Baler & Compactor we have a strong focus on our people, our planet and profit. This is part of our core values and who we are
We have always realized that our team is our most important asset. A stellar benefits package and competitive pay serves as the foundation. We also provide support for continuing education. This allows for personal growth and added value to our team. They can evolve with the company as it grows. We also listen, which couldn’t be more important, to our teams concerns, ideas and aspirations. This is why some of our people have worked with us for decades. They feel like they’re part of something and are proud of the work they do. They’re also supportive of our care for the planet.
Our commitment to recycling and sustainability has deep roots in the essence of what we do. Our vertical balers allow everyone from small junkyards to our Fortune 500 clients properly manage and recycle their waste. When you think of all our clients recycling efforts combined and the beneficial impact that has the planet its staggering! We sell both new and rebuilt balers, so virtually any business can start a recycling program. And we’re with them every step of the way. From repairs to reduce down time to upgrades as we innovate, PTR supports recycling programs all across the country in every industry. We make it easy for our clients to put the planet first. Taking this approach does involve challenging some assumptions and trying new things. Sometimes efficiencies are discovered or a more cost effective way is revealed. Being eco-friendly does not mean it has to be more expensive!
Of course every business is in business to turn a profit. A company with health cash flow can stay focused on their goals for their people and the planet. It allows for proper research and development, so the company can evolve and adapt. And PTR gives back – working with the community and their neighborhood to improve quality of life all while paying our employees competitive wages so they can stay happy and healthy.Every business can take this approach. And when they do it benefits their team, our planet and in turn makes the world that much of a better place.
PTR Dealer Field Training Day
PTR Baler & Compactor can support your sales and service teach with hands on in depth trading. Knowledge is power! Both your sales and service teams can level up their skill set with these valuable field training days.
A recent field training day in Waldorf, MD covered servicing PTR balers and compactors. Attendees received hands on training, discussed common problems and solutions and had an opportunity to ask detailed questions about specific problems they encountered. Keeping an operations Balers and Compactors running is mission critical.
With service techs in all 50 states, PTR has done extensive training to ensure all service techs have the know how to get the job done on the first service call.
We also had a recent field training day for sales reps. The topic was how to properly perform a site survey. This is a key step in the process, as many variables are gathered to determine a solution for the client. From safety to efficiency, everything is covered. This ensures the sales reps get it right the first time – and makes everyone’s job a bit easier. Every location is different and every clients needs are different. This ensure a proper custom solution.
We do more than just sell balers and compactors. We’re with our clients every step of the way on their journey. From custom solutions and training, to service and upgrades, PTR is your partner – let’s solve this together!
Bookmark it! Find Manuals, Service Documents, Specs and More on Ptrco.com
Our website is a great source for more information about your PTR Vertical Baler, Stationary Compactor and Self Contained Compactor. We have a library of downloadable PDFs of manuals, spec sheets, cut sheets, service documents and more. They are organized by category so everything is quick and easy to find.
In additional to manuals and specs sheets for all our Vertical Baler models, you’ll find information on Baler Installation, a Safety Inspection Checklist, a color chart of available colors for your baler and more. Whether you need more information on a baler you already own or are looking to learn more before you purchase a vertical baler, you’ll find what you need here. Need to make sure the vertical baler you’re looking to purchase will fit in your space? Complete dimension can be found here.
Stationary Compactors & Self Contained Compactors
Find manuals and cut sheets for all of our compactors here. You’ll also find information on compactor installation, site survey forms, compactor dimensions and more. Not finding exactly what you’re looking for? We offer custom solutions of compactors so they fit and work in your space. For example we can put a self contained compactor on a raised platform. Regardless of what you need, we can make it work.
In addition to information about balers and compactors, you can find info about our Pre-Crusher, PTR Equipment rebuilding specs, warranty information and more.
Find User manuals in English and French, More installation guides, training classes outlines and more.
Find everything you need here. Still can’t find what you’re looking for? Contact us here for more info. Information is power. We give you all the information you need to get the most out of your Vertical Baler, Self Contained Compactor and Stationary Compactors.
PTR Baler & Compactor looks to hire a Mechanical Engineer
In this important role, the Mechanical Engineer reports directly to the Chief Engineer
PTR Baler & Compactor, headquartered in Philadelphia, is a world leader in the waste equipment industry. We manufacture and service vertical balers, self contained compactors and stationary compactors – all here in the USA. We’re looking to add a Mechanical Engineer to our growing team.
This role has specific key responsibilities. We’re always innovating here at PTR, so the Mechanical Engineer works on the engineering of both existing equipment modifications, in addition to the design of new equipment. As part of the PTR Team, they would also provide engineering support to sales, service and manufacturing departments internally.
Another important part of the job is analyzing project documents to determine total cost estimates, while having a good understanding of the processes involved in manufacturing and the ability to change the design to match production specs. A strong proficiency in 3-D modeling software is a must (Autodesk inventor, AutoCAD, etc) Also basic knowledge of drafting and best engineering design practices is required.
We would like someone with a minimum of three years of experience in the industrial equipment field. As with any successful team, superb communication skills are required. This is the perfect job for an engineer that has some experience and wants to be part of an innovative team with a “can do” attitude. Also, it’s a great job for someone that likes problem solving and trouble shooting. We’re always focused on improving our products and efficiency.
- Medical, Vision and Prescription Insurance (Don’t need medical benefits and have coverage from another resource-earn $55.00 a week once eligible for benefits).
- Discretionary Bonus Plan
- Dental Insurance
- 401(K) Plan with Profit Sharing and Company Match
- PTO/Vacation Pay
- 10 paid company Holidays (eligible at time of hire).
- Company paid Group Life insurance.
- Company paid Short-term Disability
- Flexible Spending Account
Visit our indeed page to learn more and apply!
In Loving Memory of Joe Bennett
It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that we share, Joe Bennett, former Director of Service Operations, passed away on June 21, 2023.
We are eternally grateful for his service to the company, and we ask that you please keep his family in your prayers.
Thursday 6/29, 1-3 p.m.
Bell-Hennessy Funeral Home
420 S Main St.
Williamstown, NJ 08094
Joe Bennett started working for PTR Baler & Compactor Co. in June 1997. He was hired to support our Information Technology Manager. His job required him to move at the speed of service and anyone who knew Joe, knows he prided himself on uptime! In his words, “Having worked as an IT Manager for most of my career, I understand the need for dependable systems. Systems are made up of people, hardware, software, and processes. The system is only as reliable as the weakest link in the chain. As Director of Service Operations here at PTR Baler & Compactor, I have focused on the system as a whole. The people are the core of our business, and the customer-focused culture reflects the values of our company. The quality machines that we build are the backbone of the system and provide our customers with years of dependable operation. The operational and analytics systems that we have developed over decades provide us with the visibility needed to satisfy our customers. The processes are the glue that ties everything together and allows us to deliver consistency throughout the product and services that we offer. ‘Moving at the speed of service’ has become a mantra for me. In the technology world we are used to uptime metrics measured in the 99.999% range and we build layers of redundancy to allow for this. Redundancy comes at a price and not every piece of equipment can have a redundant machine waiting for the primary machine to fail. Service must be prepared to move fast to get the machine operational again. There are logistical challenges, labor constraints, and many other facets to be considered to exceed your customers’ expectations. I have always loved a good challenge and look forward to improving our customers’ experience by meeting their individual needs.” Joe was part of the PTR Baler & Compactor family for over 26 years, starting as an Information Technology Manager and later becoming the Director of Service Operations. His gifts beyond his titles will be forever remembered and appreciated!
View his obituary here