PTL melters - boost efficiency and profit

A focus on chocolate: our uniquely collaborative approach has set us apart in the market for more than thirty years. The result? Machinery and service that exceed expectations. You can expect your PTL chocolate and bar machinery to deliver enhanced efficiency and profit with fast changeovers, agile features, and hygienic design.

Melter Machinery

The innovative designs of our grid melters are based on 30 years of working alongside multinationals and co-manufacturers all over Canada and the US. The machinery’s flexibility, speed and compact size uniquely position customers to increase production, lower costs, and be more agile.

Powerful – high-performance continuous melting

Improve efficiency – our revolutionary design delivers instant melting and continuous process supply to increase downstream production.

Compact – smaller footprint maximizes space

Self-contained, portable, and compact – your melter can be located next to the use-point to avoid long pipe runs and large tanks.

Flexible – faster cleans, smoother changeovers

Add to your SKUs, not your downtime, with a removable melt grid, wash-down design, excellent allergen management, and fast, simple cleaning.

Customer-focused design

Get equipment designed to solve your issues, tailored to your existing lines, facility, and workflow, backed by our three decades of experience.

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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

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

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General inquiries
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