Our Company

Erie Technical Systems Inc. uses experience in dry solids handling to provide innovative solutions for every customer's unique needs. 

Bulk Filling Equipment

Erie Technical Systems Inc. manufactures standard and custom bulk packaging equipment for industrial applications.


Bulk Unloading Equipment

Erie Technical Systems, Inc. manufactures manual and automatic equipment for unloading all types of bulk materials.  Our products include bulk bag unloaders, bulk box dumpers, bulk bag conditioners.  


Flexible Screw Conveyors

Custom flexible screw conveyors manufactured by Erie Technical System, Inc. are designed to convey materials in any direction and past any obstacle for your processing and packaging needs.  

Pallet Dispensers & Stackers

Not only does Erie Technical Systems, Inc. manufacture standard pallet handling equipment and systems, but we also manufacture custom equipment. Our top of the line PalletMax pallet dispenser, slip-sheet dispensers and roller conveyors are often paired with our line of bulk bag fillers. 


Vibratory Conveying Equipment

Erie Technical Systems, Inc. manufactures vibratory feeders, vibratory conveyors and vibratory spiral elevators for moving all types of bulk materials. Our quality vibratory transfer equipment is easy to clean and maintain because of our unique design that ensures the product never comes in contact with any moving parts. 


Vibratory Densification Equipment

Erie Technical Systems Inc. manufactures Vibratory Densification Equipment to increase density for bulk material packing. Our densification packers improve storage, reduce shipping and packaging costs. They can also stabilize bulk bags for transport and stacking.  

Industrial Rotary Electric Vibrators

Erie Technical Systems Inc. carries a complete line of Industrial Rotary Electric Vibrators that can be used in a variety of industrial applications. 


Ajax Shaker Drives

Erie Technical Systems Inc. is a distributor of Renold Ajax Shaker Drives.  These are used on vibratory conveyors, shaker tables, feeders, screeners, sorting conveyors, packers, and more.

Autoclave Fittings

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For custom solutions for bulk filling of boxes, totes, bags & drums or for industrial bulk bag unloaders & pallet handling - contact Erie Technical Systems, Inc. today!

P: 814-899-2103       F: 814-899-2146



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Meet The Founders

Rick Sienerth CEO and Founder Erie Technical Systems

Rick Sienerth, Founder and CEO of Erie Technical Systems Inc. 

“I strive to offer solutions that make customers happy they contacted Erie Technical Systems for help.” – Rick Sienerth 

As Chief Executive Officer of Erie Technical Systems Inc., Rick helps customers in the powder solids handling industry overcome challenges they face within manufacturing. In a normal day, Rick is conducting industry research to ensure Erie Technical Systems is positioned to offer the best solutions. He also maintains strong communication with customers and all disciplines of the company to ensure high-quality results.  

After spending nearly three decades working in the dry solids handling industry, Rick knows how to solve customer problems effectively. Prior to founding Erie Technical Systems in 2001, he began his career as a senior engineer at Renold Ajax. During his time there, he was part of several revolutionary patents. Namely, he was the primary designer and engineer on the development of the first cantilevered frame bulk bag filling machine. 

 Rick enlisted in the United States Army at the age of 17. After his time in the Army, Rick graduated from Penn State Erie, The Behrend College with a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology. He truly enjoys his work and takes pride in the ability to produce innovative bulk material handling machinery. In his spare time, he enjoys golfing, fishing, and other outdoor activities. 

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Tim Porco Co-Founder and President Erie Technical Systems

Tim Porco, Co-Founder and President of Erie Technical Systems Inc.  

“I am focused on developing long term relationships with our customers. It is important to listen to the issues they are facing, in order to provide the best solution.” - Tim Porco

In the role of President of Erie Technical Systems Inc, Tim is in charge of the day-to-day operations. He spends time overseeing the production process and collaborates with customers throughout the sales process to ensure the best solution is developed to meet their needs. 

 Prior to joining Erie Technical Systems Inc. in 2005, Tim worked in a variety of roles. His previous experiences include inside and outside technical sales, product management, and sales management within the powder solids handling industry. He is able to apply all of these different skills when working with a customer to develop a powder solids handling solution at an economical price. 

 Tim received a Chemical Engineering degree from Case Western Reserve in Cleveland Ohio and is a member of the Flexible Intermediate Bulk Filling Association (FIBCA). He takes pride in his ability to listen to customer needs and translate them into the proper combination of Erie Technical Systems equipment. Tim enjoys cycling year round and often commutes to and from work by bike. In the long Erie winters, he and his family enjoy downhill skiing and fat-tire biking at Presque Isle. 

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Contact Erie Technical Systems, Inc. to learn more about how our quality products can assist your business today.

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