About us

Since 1953...

From our beginnings in Boston and New York to our current Pennsylvania location, Ted Thorsen's markets include government, education, and health care as well as its traditional distribution and manufacturing base. Ted Thorsen is well known for comprehensive customer service and the ability to offer the right industrial material handling products at the right price.

Providing Quality Material Handling Solutions...

Today, Ted Thorsen boasts a new, modern facility to better serve its broad customer base. Having completed the relocation in July of 2009, Ted Thorsen is now located in Plains, PA.

Ted Thorsen boasts six decades of material handling expertise. The future promises enhanced service for all our customers, with even better ideas and more useful, cost saving products on the way.

Among the Industries we proudly serve, both domestically and internationally, are:

  • Apparel
  • Textile
  • Retail Distribution
  • Mail Order Distribution
  • Electronics & Assembly
  • Light Manufacturing
  • Government
  • Healthcare
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Education
  • & many others


We are an innovative provider of material handling and reusable packaging products. We partner with our customers, suppliers, and employees to provide quality service and products. Our mission through this website is to provide convenience and ease of placing orders as well as answer your questions about who we are and what types of products are available to you through our extensive inventory.

If you do not see what you are looking for, or are in need of a more custom product, you can call us (800-233-8358 or 570-706-2675), fax us (570-706-2699), or send us an e-mail at: info@tedthorsen.com. We will respond promptly to assist you with your requirements.