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MFT Automation

St. Paul, MN 55110

Company Overview

MFT Automation (formerly Multifeeder Technology), is a global leader in the design and manufacture of Friction Feeders, Labelers, and Integrated Systems for the Pharmaceutical, Food, and Print & Packaging industries.

We design and manufacture high-performance friction feeders, labelers, and integrated systems for the Pharmaceutical, Food, and Printing & Packaging industries.

Leaders in Packaging
Years in business:26
Number of employees:65
Geographic sales distribution:Worldwide
Service, support & spare parts:

We have dedicated technicians and application managers on staff to answer any questions about your MFT equipment. Whether you have mechanical, electrical, or application questions, your first line of assistance is through our Customer Support Center.

Other services:

We deliver automated solutions by providing computer-controlled feeding, an easy-to-use interface, and multiple product detection.

4821 White Bear Parkway
St. Paul, MN 55110

MFT Automation (formerly Multifeeder Technology) is a global leader in the design and manufacture of feeders, labelers, and integrated systems for the print, packaging, gift card, pharmaceutical, medical, and food industries. In-house resources include Mechanical, Electrical, and Software Engineering, Integration, Project Managers, and a machine shop with modern CNC and lathe machine tools. Whether you need one of our standard off-the-shelf machines or a fully custom converting solution, the MFT team has the technical experience, in-house resources, and driven culture to make your project a success.

Friction Feeders

MFT Friction Feeders are strong and robust enough for the most demanding application, with the reliability to provide years of uninterrupted service. Product lines within our Friction Feeder family include our High Continuous Performance (HCP), Industrial Performance (IP), Signature (V3), and Hygienic Washdown lines. 


MFT Automation offers a wide variety of labeling machines to satisfy your labeling needs. Whether purchased off-the-shelf to add to an existing system or installed in an integrated system, our industrial labeler machines add production value and speed and increase company margins with their low cost of ownership.

Total System Solutions

MFT Automation designs, builds, and tests total system solutions for the most demanding automation challenges. Our total system solutions showcase our innovation and ingenuity, the result of over 25 years of experience in the automation industry. Our experienced engineers and certified technicians are familiar with what it takes to create a safe and user-friendly industrial control solution with repeatable results.

Washdown & Hygienic Machinery

MFT Automation’s line of Hygienic and Washdown products are made with Type 304 Stainless Steel, the material of choice for medical and food-grade applications. The product line includes Friction Feeders, Labelers, and components for an endless possibility of combinations for integrated systems to fit your application. These machines are specifically designed for packaging environments that need to be kept sanitary and the equipment is repetitively and aggressively cleaned every day to adhere to safety regulations and guidelines.


MFT Automation is a proud Diamond Partner with Mitsubishi Electric Automation to provide a robotic, end-of- arm tooling option for a wide variety of packaging solutions. Our robotic capabilities range from simple pick-and-place applications to more complex packaging needs. Robotic integration brings many benefits to any packaging line, and is the perfect piece to finish off a fully integrated system. Robots are available in ISO3 clean room, IP20, IP65, food grade, and chemical resistant versions. Payloads range from 1 kg to 20 kg with 150 mm to 1000 mm reaches.



Featured Product: Track and Trace System

The Track & Trace system offers turnkey product handling for serialization coding/printing, and an inspection and reject system providing a trackable data file. An infrared sensor allows for accurate count using double-detect and overlap detection. This integrated manufacturing system is equipped with a highly adaptable software package that ensures flexible and precise controls.


Featured Product: Hygienic Washdown Friction Feeders

The Hygienic Washdown Series meets sanitary requirements and complies with IP66 or higher as well as NEMA4X standards. The hygienic friction feeder is designed for end-customers in the food industry that need to repetitively and aggressively clean their production floor equipment.

Printing and Packaging

Featured Product: 350ip3 Friction Feeder

The industrial performance series, ip3, is the top choice for nearly any application. The 350 ip3 Friction Feeder is designed with high-quality parts which allows for constant, reliable production and the ability to take on demanding applications


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Key Contacts
Mike Emola
Sales Manager
Peter Nordling
General Manager