Intralox: Reliably Inventive Since 1971

Leading the Way in the Evolution of Modern Conveyance

For over 50 years, Intralox’s extensive portfolio of technologies and services have enhanced food safety, powered e-commerce, and solved challenges for food processors, manufacturers, and e-commerce companies around the world. As we continue to push the boundaries of modern conveyance, here’s a look back at how we got here.

1940

The Peelers Company cartoon shrimp logo
1949

Peelers, Inc., founded

J.M. Lapeyre founds Peelers, Inc., predecessor to Laitram, Intralox's parent company

The Peelers Company cartoon shrimp logo
1949

Peelers, Inc., founded

J.M. Lapeyre founds Peelers, Inc., predecessor to Laitram, Intralox's parent company

1970

Intralox founder J.M. Lapeyre at a tradeshow in 1973
1971

Intralox founded

J.M. Lapeyre establishes Intralox after filing the patent for the modular plastic conveyor belt

1971

Intralox founded

J.M. Lapeyre establishes Intralox after filing the patent for the modular plastic conveyor belt

Intralox founder J.M. Lapeyre at a tradeshow in 1973
Patent for modular plastic conveyor belting
1975

First modular plastic conveyor belt patent issued

First modular plastic conveyor belt signals evolution of modern conveyance

Patent for modular plastic conveyor belting
1975

First modular plastic conveyor belt patent issued

First modular plastic conveyor belt signals evolution of modern conveyance

Intralox employees breaking ground on new headquarters location
1978

Intralox opens 20,000-sq-ft headquarters in New Orleans

Global headquarters opens in New Orleans

1978

Intralox opens 20,000-sq-ft headquarters in New Orleans

Global headquarters opens in New Orleans

Intralox employees breaking ground on new headquarters location

1980

Intralox United Kingdom office and assembly center building
1984

Intralox United Kingdom opens

Assembly location expedites delivery times for European region

Intralox United Kingdom office and assembly center building
1984

Intralox United Kingdom opens

Assembly location expedites delivery times for European region

Laitram Continuous Improvement philosophy
1987

Laitram Continuous Improvement (LCI) philosophy created

Laitram's business philosophy grounds the company in shared core values

1987

Laitram Continuous Improvement (LCI) philosophy created

Laitram's business philosophy grounds the company in shared core values

Laitram Continuous Improvement philosophy
Intralox Customer Services brochure cover
1989

Intralox launches direct sales and guarantees to global customers

Intralox launches direct business model, providing customers with immediate access to industry experts, coupled with money-back guarantees for performance and shipping

Intralox Customer Services brochure cover
1989

Intralox launches direct sales and guarantees to global customers

Intralox launches direct business model, providing customers with immediate access to industry experts, coupled with money-back guarantees for performance and shipping

1990

Original Intralox headquarters building in Amsterdam
1991

Intralox opens Europe headquarters in Amsterdam

Growth in Europe leads to new headquarters to support direct sales and assembly in Europe

1991

Intralox opens Europe headquarters in Amsterdam

Growth in Europe leads to new headquarters to support direct sales and assembly in Europe

Original Intralox headquarters building in Amsterdam
Intralox Australia office and assembly center building
1997

Intralox Australia opens in Melbourne

Third assembly location expedites delivery times for the Asia-Pacfic region

Intralox Australia office and assembly center building
1997

Intralox Australia opens in Melbourne

Third assembly location expedites delivery times for the Asia-Pacfic region

Intralox Japan office and assembly center building
1998

Intralox Japan opens in Tokyo

Assembly location improves services to Japanese customers with shorter shipping times and expedited orders

1998

Intralox Japan opens in Tokyo

Assembly location improves services to Japanese customers with shorter shipping times and expedited orders

Intralox Japan office and assembly center building

2000

Modular roller top conveyor belt conveying boxes
2000

Modular Roller Top conveyor belt patent issued

Intralox innovation streamlines case handling with the release of the Roller Top™ belt

Modular roller top conveyor belt conveying boxes
2000

Modular Roller Top conveyor belt patent issued

Intralox innovation streamlines case handling with the release of the Roller Top™ belt

Intralox Brazil office and headquarters building
2001

Intralox Brazil assembly facility opens in São Paulo

Global footprint expands to South America with Brazil assembly location

2001

Intralox Brazil assembly facility opens in São Paulo

Global footprint expands to South America with Brazil assembly location

Intralox Brazil office and headquarters building
Intralox Asia-Pacific headquarters building
2006

Intralox opens Asia-Pacific headquarters in Shanghai

The new facility establishes commercial presence in China

Intralox Asia-Pacific headquarters building
2006

Intralox opens Asia-Pacific headquarters in Shanghai

The new facility establishes commercial presence in China

Boxes moving off ARB conveyor with arrow
2007

Merger with Material Handling Systems (MHS)

Consolidates technologies to enable the game-changing Activated Roller Belt™ (ARB™) technology

2007

Merger with Material Handling Systems (MHS)

Consolidates technologies to enable the game-changing Activated Roller Belt™ (ARB™) technology

Boxes moving off ARB conveyor with arrow
Model of DARB conveyor
2008

DARB patent issued

Dual-Stacked Activated Roller™ Belt (DARB™) technology optimizes sorting a variety of products and packages

Model of DARB conveyor
2008

DARB patent issued

Dual-Stacked Activated Roller™ Belt (DARB™) technology optimizes sorting a variety of products and packages

ThermoDrive conveyor belt
2008

Intralox partners with MOL Belting Systems to distribute ThermoDrive® belting globally

Enhances Intralox's FoodSafe™ portfolio to provide food customers with best-in-class hygienic solutions

2008

Intralox partners with MOL Belting Systems to distribute ThermoDrive® belting globally

Enhances Intralox's FoodSafe™ portfolio to provide food customers with best-in-class hygienic solutions

ThermoDrive conveyor belt

2010

Sanitation workers in full-body yellow sanitation suits jumping excitedly
2012

Intralox acquires Commercial Food Sanitation

Commercial Food Sanitation integrates strategic consulting, expertise, and training to provide durable solutions to food safety and sanitation challenges for food plants

Sanitation workers in full-body yellow sanitation suits jumping excitedly
2012

Intralox acquires Commercial Food Sanitation

Commercial Food Sanitation integrates strategic consulting, expertise, and training to provide durable solutions to food safety and sanitation challenges for food plants

DirectDrive spiral conveyor with belt
2012

Spiral DirectDrive™ patent issued

Allows food processors around the world to experience smooth, reliable performance in dwell-time applications

2012

Spiral DirectDrive™ patent issued

Allows food processors around the world to experience smooth, reliable performance in dwell-time applications

DirectDrive spiral conveyor with belt
Intralox Hammond office and assembly center building
2012

Intralox opens 50,000-sq-ft production facility in Hammond

Expansion of manufacturing operations to support global growth

Intralox Hammond office and assembly center building
2012

Intralox opens 50,000-sq-ft production facility in Hammond

Expansion of manufacturing operations to support global growth

Intralox India office and assembly center building
2013

Intralox assembly opens in India

The facility expands Intralox's assembly footprint to support shipping and delivery guarantees 

2013

Intralox assembly opens in India

The facility expands Intralox's assembly footprint to support shipping and delivery guarantees 

Intralox India office and assembly center building
Intralox Center for Hygienic Excellence building
2014

Center for Excellence in Food Safety opens in Grand Rapids

The new facility enables research and development, testing, and training for Intralox's FoodSafe product line

Intralox Center for Hygienic Excellence building
2014

Center for Excellence in Food Safety opens in Grand Rapids

The new facility enables research and development, testing, and training for Intralox's FoodSafe product line

Intralox Baltimore facility building
2019

Intralox opens new facility in Baltimore

230,000-sq-ft facility supports Intralox's growth in the logistics and material handling industry

2019

Intralox opens new facility in Baltimore

230,000-sq-ft facility supports Intralox's growth in the logistics and material handling industry

Intralox Baltimore facility building

2020

Intralox Australia expansion facility
2020

Intralox expands operations in Melbourne

The new location supports expanding business operations in the Asia-Pacific region

Intralox Australia expansion facility
2020

Intralox expands operations in Melbourne

The new location supports expanding business operations in the Asia-Pacific region

Intralox Wehl facility
2020

Intralox opens new production facility in Wehl

Expansion of operations in The Netherlands supports growth in packaging and food industries and includes new customer testing facility

2020

Intralox opens new production facility in Wehl

Expansion of operations in The Netherlands supports growth in packaging and food industries and includes new customer testing facility

Intralox Wehl facility

2021

Today, Intralox employs over 2,500 team members around the world and is trusted by 60,000 customers in over 100 countries. Its extensive portfolio of technologies and services is powered by a culture of continuous improvement, evident in its 1,500+ patents around the world. These technologies enhance food safety, power logistics, and solve challenges for Intralox customers.

Intralox: Reliably Inventive Since 1971