Who We Are

Headquartered in Sarasota, Florida, IPG is a global packaging and protective solutions provider across a diversified set of geographies and end markets. The Company develops, manufactures, and sells a variety of solutions including paper and film-based pressure-sensitive and water-activated tapes, stretch and shrink films, protective packaging, woven and non-woven products, and packaging machinery.

  • Producing water-activated tape dispensers since 1917.
  • Manufacturing and selling over 25,000 dispensers per year.
  • Over 300,000 dispensers in service throughout the world.
  • Acquired, in 2015, by Intertape Polymer Group (IPG), a recognized leader in the packaging industry.

Watch the Better Packages video to learn why top companies worldwide choose Better Packages Better Pack tape dispensers and water-activated tape.

Better Packages' Company Facts


  • The Better Pack 555e Series and the Better Pack 755e Series are UL Listed, CE and CSA certified and RoHS compliant
  • All Better Pack electric dispensers meet or exceed UL, CE and CSA standards for operator safety
  • Electric tape dispenser safety features include:
    • Low-voltage heater
    • Interlock switch that prevents the feed wheel and cutter from operating when top cover is open
    • Thermal cut-off to eliminate the chance of dangerously high temperatures
    • All Better Pack dispensers are constructed with steel and flame-retardant plastic


  • Worldwide distribution (over 70 countries)
  • Product support from corporate headquarters and hundreds of Authorized Distributors worldwide
  • Purchase genuine Better Pack parts directly from us via our online shopping cart, or buy parts from an Authorized Distributor
  • On-staff engineering resources

Our Customers and Capabilities

  • You can put your trust in us. From small businesses to large, we work with all companies seeking to use water-activated tape and Better Pack products.
  • Proven ability to install and support large facility installations.
  • We serve the largest companies active in e-commerce shipping direct-to-consumer.
  • We support leading companies with their ship-from-store initiatives.