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Employee Appreciation

Graybill Machines hosted a heartwarming employee appreciation luncheon today, extending their heartfelt gratitude for the unwavering dedication and valuable contributions of their team. The event featured a feast prepared by Sei Catering in Lititz. The menu showcased an array of treats, including chicken cordon bleu, succulent pulled pork,…

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Another Shipment

Another shipment…. another happy customer! Graybill Machines recently shipped a custom engineered and built food processing machine for one of our biggest customers. This proprietary piece of equipment will help our customer increase their output and productivity. Great work performed by the entire Graybill staff!

Wilbur Graybill

Graybill Machines is proud of Wilbur Graybill, the entrepreneur who established our company in 1944. Wilbur was an intelligent person who taught himself welding, machining, and engineering. He believed people should learn something new every day. Wilbur owned a patent for a bale tensioner that he developed. He touched his first computer while…

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Zach Weaver

Meet Zach Weaver! Zach is a Sophomore at Warwick High School and has been working part-time at Graybill Machines for a year. He does a great job helping us to keep a clean work environment and he is  learning valuable skills working on customer jobs.  Zach intends to enroll in Lancaster County Career & Technology Program to study Machining.


Rob Wolfgang, Sales Engineer recently showcased Graybill Machines’ equipment and capabilities at the PMCA (Professional Manufacturing Confectioners Association) conference at the Mariott Convention Center Lancaster, PA. Conference was well attended, and connections were made!

Job Shadow Program

We welcomed Luke MacNair today to job shadow one of our engineers, Shawn Sauder. Luke is a freshman at University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown and is studying mechanical engineering. During his visit Luke will be exposed to the software programs we use in designing our custom food processing machinery as well as a glimpse into our work environment

Water Jacketed Double Hopper

This water jacketed hopper was recently completed for a customer. It's designed to hold two different materials, such as peanut butter and chocolate. Both hopper sides are sealed from each other so that each side can operate at its own temperature. The fabricators challenge was to ensure all seams were welded precisely to prevent water leaks.…


We welcomed retirees back for a recent employee luncheon.  It’s always great to see our retirees and express appreciation for all their years of service.

Honoring Don Nolt

Honoring and remembering Donald S. Nolt who passed away October 24th. Don was a valued employee at Graybill Machines for 38 years, retiring at the age of 82. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.


Cross-training in action! Ethan and Arley, two of our mechanical engineers are helping in our assembly shop.  Ethan is wiring a control panel and Arley is helping with mechanical assembly.  Both are learning new skills and helping to balance the workload at Graybill Machines.  Thanks for your help Arley and Ethan!