Cavanna Packaging USA, based in Duluth, GA, is a fully owned subsidiary of Cavanna Packaging SpA. Cavanna was founded in 1960 in Northern Italy by Mario Cavanna to provide product handling and flow wrapping systems to the bakery and confectionery industries. The business is still proudly owned and managed by the Cavanna family.


Cavanna’s experienced team of associates listens to our customers’ needs to provide custom, turn key systems that are tailored to an individual application requirement. This approach allows our customers to be the lowest cost producers for the markets they serve.



Our team of 100+ engineers are what make us the top-choice packaging equipment manufacturer. They work in unison with you to ensure our modern solutions exceed your requirements and expectations.



European craftsmen skillfully fabricate, assemble and test your system while maintaining the highest quality. Cavanna’s efficient manufacturing process allows us to produce superior quality packaging equipment at a competitive price.


Project Execution

Once you choose to partner with us, a dedicated project manager and the entire project team works with you from the kick-off meeting through FAT and SAT. We take pride in our design reviews and our on-time shipments of your system.


Installation and Commissioning

After a complete FAT in our factory, the system is installed by our team of domestic and international field engineers who participated in the FAT. This approach allows for on-time installation and commissioning.



Riccardo Cavanna

President & Lead Strategist

Riccardo joined the family business in 2002 and is now the majority shareholder and intimately involved in all aspects of Cavanna. He sits on numerous boards including many global packaging trade organizations including PMMI and is the President of UCIMA term beginning 2022-24 (Italian Packaging Trade Association).


Riccardo Ciambrone


Ricky joined Cavanna packaging equipment manufacturers in 2016 from previous companies such as Apple, Koch Industries, Glaston and Barry Wehmiller. As CEO he has the opportunity to get to know all the companies in the group in depth, their people and their processes, a fundamental premise for being able to effectively assume this role.


Bill Kehrli

V.P. Sales and Marketing

Joining the company in 2011 with 30+ years of flexible and rigid packaging systems experience, Bill's leadership has allowed Cavanna USA and our customers to grow through consultative service.


Barbara Headrick

V.P. Finance

Barb has been with Cavanna Packaging USA since 2011. She manages the daily operations, all financial aspects, and oversees the parts and service departments in North America.


As leading packaging equipment manufacturers, we have 60+ years of expertise and a global presence of 5 sites and 12 service hubs worldwide. Our experience and expert knowledge in the industry allow us to provide efficient packaging solutions to companies around the world. We also install these packaging systems and support our customers in their daily operations. Over 6,000 machines/lines have been installed at over 900 customer sites and more than 100 patents have been registered.

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