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About Aaron Kendell Packaging Equipment (AEK)

Aaron Kendell Packaging Equipment (AEK) is a new company combining the expertise, financial resources and global reach of Aaron Equipment Company and Kendell Equipment. 

Aaron Equipment Company is one of the largest dealers of new and used process equipment. During their 76 year history, they have established an international reputation of excellence. Aaron’s inventory contains more than 15,000 items in stock and their easy to navigate website provides customers with complete descriptions, multiple images, and the fastest quoting responses in the industry.

K.C Christensen founded Kendell Equipment to be the premier dealer of used packaging equipment. He has over 20 years of experience in the packaging industry. KC has personally been involved in over 10,000 machinery projects, toured hundreds of manufacturing facilities, and provided thousands of packaging equipment solutions to his customers. This experience and specialization, along with Aaron's diverse selection of inventory, puts AEK Packaging Equipment in a unique position to serve our customers' machinery needs.

By combining the best qualities from these two companies, AEK will advise its clients on the availability of equipment from single machines to complete packaging lines.

AEK Packaging Equipment

Our Mission

Our common goal is to provide the highest quality packaging equipment with the most dependable service at competitive prices. Aaron Equipment Company and Kendell Equipment have earned their reputations in the industry and both bring valuable assets and tools to this new commitment.

AEK Packaging Equipment inventory contains the highest quality, used packaging machinery and is available on an “as is” basis or the equipment can be reconditioned by our skilled mechanics. Our experience allows us to select the right machine for our customers’ needs and our sales team and support staff is comprised of more than fifty professionals dedicated to servicing our customers.

We do business the way our customers want to do business…and we thank you for the opportunity to earn yours!


Showroom & Warehouse

Take a tour of the Aaron Kendell Packaging Equipment (AEK) headquarters, AEK's goal of providing the highest quality packaging equipment with the most dependable service is extremely noticible as you tour through over 150,000 square feet of packaging industry specific storage space.

The warehouse allows Aaron Kendell Packaging Equipment to showcase its diverse inventory of new, reconditioned and used packaging machinery.

Customers are encouraged to visit for inspections or view inventory images or videos online.



Aaron Kendell Packaging Equipment (AEK) is strategically located just minutes from Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. The home office, plant and storage facility (indoor & outdoor) occupies more than 30 acres with 250,000 square feet of warehouse space.

AEK Packaging Equipment (Driving Directions)
735 E. Green Street
Bensenville, IL 60106

Office Hours
M-F 8:00am - 5:00pm CST
Weekends by Appointment Only

Phone & Fax
1-800-49-AARON (Toll Free)
630-350-9047 (Fax)


Meet Our Team

K.C. Christensen

President, Aaron Kendell Packaging Equipment (AEK)

John Doyle

Senior Sales Associate

Pat Quinn

Sales Associate

Kenny Christensen

Sales Associate

Steve Hanson

Senior Packaging Machinery Technician

Johnnie Clanton

AEK Warehouse Manager

Packaging Division

Tour our Headquarters



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Surplus Equipment?

We pay "Top Dollar" for your idle process equipment! Fill out our form and our buying team will get back to you.

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Browse Inventory

View our entire process equipment inventory online or visit our location for an equipment inspection.

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Contact Us

Email or call us to speak with an equipment specialist to answer any machinery questions you may have.