In his opening remarks Andersen recounted the dark days of 2008-2009, when prospects for any capital equipment manufacturer were grim at best. But rather than cut back on people and talent, Delkor management chose to stay the course and keep on investing—in people, R&D, and new-machine development. The decision proved to be a sound one. By Pack Expo 2011, Delkor had seven brand new technology breakthroughs to exhibit. As Andersen told his Open House audience, “We were poised for recovery.” Attendees at the Open House had a good chance to see the fruits of that recovery during their tour of Delkor’s new facility.