VC999 Packaging Systems

VC999 Packaging Systems

153 Rue Sylvestre, Saint-Germain-de-Grantham, QC J0C 1K0, Canada

AboutVC999 Packaging Systems


VC999 has been a leading global manufacturer of vacuum packaging machines for over 50 years. VC999 packaging machines are designed and constructed in both Herisau, Switzerland and Kansas City, MO in the United States. The product range extends from the smallest table-top vacuum machines to a complete product line including shrink-wrappers, dryers, tray sealers and thermoformers – everything you need for packing your high-quality products.

The brand name VC999® stands for vacuum capacity 99.9%  – a reference to the highest vacuum performance that can be achieved.The VC999 brands stand for quality and performance within the packaging industry.


The parent company is located in Herisau, Switzerland, with offices in Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Benelux, Canada, Mexico, Colombia and the USA. VC999 has global representation in over 70 countries.


  • 1971

Launch of our first machine the “Swissporter”.

  • 1973

Commencement of export business with Scobie & Junior, East Kilbride, Glasgow, Scotland.

  • 1975

2 February 27, foundation of Inauen Maschinen AG, Herisau, SwitzerlandRegistration and launch of the protected trade name VC999.

  • 1986

  VC999 Packaging Systems North America Founded.

Based out of North Kansas City, Missouri, USA.

  • 1989

October 15, foundation of Inauen Maschinen GmbH, Engen, Germany.

  • 1991

Acquisition of PMP Präzisionsmechanik AG, Herisau, Switzerland.

  • 1998

   Foundation of  VC999 UK Ltd. in Northampton, England.

  • 2002

   April 12, foundation of VC999 Canada Ltd. in Montreal, Canada.

  • 2006

   VC999 Packaging Systems expands manufacturing capabilities in the North Kansas City, Missouri location.

  • 2007

   January 12, VC999 Packaging Systems in Mexico is founded.

Expansion of the VC999 headquarters in Herisau, Switzerland.

  • 2009

   April, change of name: Inauen Maschinen AG changes name to become VC999 VERPACKUNGSSYSTEME AG.

  • 2012

  The I-Series Rollstock Thermoformer was introduced.

  • 2016

   The VC999 Canada office doubled in size.