Machinery designed to give your bar and chocolate facility an edge

The world's largest chocolate and bar operations trust PTL’s innovative machinery.

Flexible, compact melters

Flexible, compact melters

Compact, powerful, and delivering exceptional cleaning times for multiple SKUs of chocolate, compound, liquor, butter, and fats to match your downstream production.

Modular bar machinery

Modular bar machinery

Over 30 years of clever refinements across our forming, cooling, cutting, and enrobing bar machinery deliver simpler and more streamlined production of granola, muesli, nut, protein, and candy bars.

Chocolate machinery

Chocolate machinery

Good gloss, hard snap, and easier cleaning – get production lines and individual chocolate machinery for melting, tempering, enrobing, depositing, moulding, and cooling.

Success in the bar and chocolate industry

For us, innovation isn’t the goal – it’s when our clients see boosts in productivity and efficiency because of it. Here are just some of the clients who have seen that success.

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“The sanitary design and build quality of the melter is second-to-none. What’s obvious is the amount of time and thought that has been put into all aspects of the machine.”

Mike Berko

Project Engineer



“It was a great experience. The quality of the equipment is superior, as was the support.”

Jeff Hull, Director

Research & Development

Hearthside Foods

Hearthside Foods

“PTL’s equipment and approach to customer service enables us to create a competitive advantage. By being open to our modifications and design change requests, we can create superior solutions for customers and gain increased flexibility in our operations. Their equipment reliability and exceptional sanitary design are outstanding.”

Fred Grep

Director of Engineering

Schulze & Burch

Schulze & Burch

“Working with PTL is the benchmark for how we expect to work with other vendors. Their biggest standout is their ability to rapidly deal with issues and adjust with changes when needed.”

Steve Egizio

Director of Technical Services

Tradition Fine Foods

Tradition Fine Foods

“They are a responsive, proactive and proven solution partner. PTL stands behind their equipment and ensures their customers’ success.”

Thomas Glowczewski


National Foodworks Services

National Foodworks Services

“The reliability of this line is of paramount importance as it drives 95% of our revenue.”

Matt Dausman


Tasti Products

Tasti Products

“PTL are always helpful and responsive, and very knowledgeable.”

Robin Peach

Capital Projects Manager

The PTL difference

Bar and chocolate machinery should be customized to fit the way you work, not the other way around.
That’s why anything we create for you will be designed alongside you and your business.

Innovation together

Our uniquely collaborative approach means your input is equally as valuable as our expertise. Starting from our existing designs, we tailor our bar and chocolate machinery to you. The result? Fit-for-purpose machinery with features tested over thirty years. We call it Creating Together. It’s an approach that delivers performance in everything from hygienic design and cleaning to optimum safety, waste reduction, product consistency, and ease of operation.

Our approach to innovation
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Expert team

PTL team members aren’t just technical experts, they’re also solution finders. They look at problems in new ways to add innovation to our long-standing history.

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Modular bar manufacturing equipment

Designed for exacting hygiene standards

PTL equipment ensures you keep pace with ever-tightening sanitation requirements – as safety standards evolve, so too does our sanitary design, an approach that has positioned us as industry leaders in this area for over three decades.  

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Our commitment to you

We’ve grown a sustainable, cutting-edge company over 30 years. How? By listening to you.
Our approach to design and manufacturing focuses on what you need, then adapting our methods to make it work.

Purposeful innovation

Innovation is in our DNA, but everything we do connects to your needs – we work with you to create improvements to boost your efficiency and productivity.

Global reach

We work with businesses around the world, including in the US and Canada for support when you need it, expertise online, and spare parts delivered fast.

Collaborative partnership

Whatever’s happening in your business, we’re there to help with ongoing technical support and direct access to our technical team.

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Immediate response

We’re ready to take your call.

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Rest of the world +64 21 535 275

North America +1 414 439 2963
Rest of the world +64 9 973 0687

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General inquiries
+64 9 274 3514

Questions and queries

Get in touch to discuss anything to do with the bar and chocolate industries.

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