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Meet The New Brown Machine Group

While our name has changed to reflect our growth, our commitment to innovation and industry leadership has not. Together, we bring you more experience, more innovation and more services to help you succeed.

Brown is the global leader in thermoforming solutions, providing the most innovative, durable and dependable thermoforming equipment in the industry; from entry-level continuous and cut sheet thermoforming machines to the most technologically-advanced turnkey systems.

  • Thermorformers
  • Trim Presses
  • Lip Rollers
  • Preheater Ovens
  • Tooling
  • Productivity Kits
Brown Machine Group Thermoformers

Lyle is a leading manufacturer of quality roll-fed thermoforming equipment, with an emphasis on wide bed food packaging and CPET applications, specializing in high capacity output and turnkey solutions.

  • Thermorformers
  • Trim Presses
  • Bottle trimmers
  • Preheater Ovens
  • Productivity Kits

The premier provider of the most productive, turnkey thermoform tooling packages available, with an emphasis on the high volume food-service and packaging industries.

  • Form Tooling
  • Match Metal Trim Tooling
  • Match Metal Form & Trim In Place Tooling
Brown Machine Group Precision Tooling

At NAS (Nalle Automation Systems) we focus on using the latest technology to provide our customers with the most efficient, reliable, and easy to maintain counting and packaging automation machinery in the industry.

  • Automated Counting & Packaging for Cups and Containers
  • Automated Lid, Plate & Tray Packaging

aXatronics is a certified Motoman Robotics Strategic Partner and proven supplier of Automation solutions. The company’s primary focus is creating high-level mechatronics process engineered solutions for challenging processes in manufacturing. The combination of Nalle Automation systems and aXatronics robotic offerings will provide customers with the ultimate packaging solution.

  • Stackers
  • Product Handlers
  • Robotic End of Arm Tools
  • Loaders
  • Case Packers

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GN Thermoforming Equipment is internationally recognized as one of the most trusted manufacturers of contact-heat and form-cut-stack thermoforming machines and tooling. Leading manufacturers of plastic packaging in more than 70 countries rely on our quality products and unparalleled customer service.

  • Contact Heat Thermoformers
  • Form Cut Stack Thermoformers
  • Robotic Stackers
  • Tooling
  • Parts
  • Technical Service

Run With Confidence


Driven By

We’ve delivered industry-first innovations in virtually every application and market across the globe, earning patents on 130 of our designs. Whether it’s new materials, faster setup times, higher output or improving part quality – challenge us with your requirements, and we’ll bring you a solution.


There’s a powerful synergy when machine manufacturing, tooling, and automation systems are created by a single source. As a result you'll get these advantages: complete accountability, better communication, more control of scheduling, faster speed to market
and a better overall end result.

Built Stronger
To Run Longer

Our machines are proudly built in the U.S.A., and are the most reliable, technologically advanced, machines in the industry. Our stations and frames are designed with durability in mind. We use superior drive systems along with unsurpassed patented innovations to provide you with more productivity and years of service.

Service 24/7/365

Brown and Lyle customers can speak to a qualified technical expert 24/7/365 who knows your equipment and understands the importance of getting your machine back into production.