85 years of packaging solutions - since 1937
85 years of packaging solutions - since 1937

Behind the Scenes: The Technology of Food Packaging Machinery

Food packaging Machinery

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With over 85 years industry experience, we know that food packaging machinery plays a huge part in improving the shelf life and quality of the product, not just overall, but during storage and transportation too.

That’s why, at Gordian Strapping, we’re committed to high-quality innovative machinery that the food packaging industry relies on to ensure products reach consumers in perfect condition.

Protein, fish and meat packaging machinery

The UK’s meat and fish processing market is worth over £9.5 billion a year, so it’s crucial to have a strong, moisture resistant and hygienic packaging solution to maintain top quality.

At Gordian Strapping, our stainless steel strapping food packaging machinery has gained a strong reputation in the meat and fish industries for their ability to perform in wet, cold and harsh conditions and protect fresh produce.

We specialise in machinery optimised for fish and meat packaging, offering not only full security of your products, but also cost-effective solutions and ongoing engineering support.

Extensive range of fish and meat packaging machines:

At Gordian Strapping we are proud to offer cutting-edge food packaging machinery in the fish and meat packaging industry:

StraPack RQ-7000MV18 Tandem Strapping Machine

Slimline and manufactured from stainless steel and waterproof materials, the StraPack RQ-7000MV18 tandem applies two straps simultaneously at high speed.

It’s ideal for environments which are full of moisture and water. You can save space using this fast automated strapper.

PKG Saving MPS Wrapping Machine

PKG Saving MPS Wrapping Machine offers a fast and hygienic wrap for meat and fish with the capacity for up to 20 pallets an hour, depending on the size.

Featuring a power pre-stretch film carriage the PKG Saving MPS Wrapping Machine enables film to be applied at a constant and easily adjustable tension. The standard film carriage is 200% stretch, but interchangeable gears are available (150% and 250% stretch).

StraPack SQ-800SUS Strapping machine

StraPack SQ-800SUS is specifically designed for the food industry; it features a stainless steel cabinet, arch and covers for easy wipe down and a stainless steel bottom cover splash sheet.

It has a high speed with up to 54 straps per minute (even with tension applied) and is ready to operate in less than 25 seconds.

Explore our full range of machines optimised for meat and fish industries here.

Beverage and food packaging machinery

We understand that the food and drink industry is highly competitive and suppliers have to get their products to customers quickly, while ensuring they remain fresh during handling, shipping and storage, with minimum to zero waste.

Our comprehensive range of strapping, stretch wrap and hood wrap equipment provides the optimum protective packaging solution for the food and beverage industry.

Gordian Strapping systems are custom-made to secure and protect food. The use of plastic straps not only ensures stability during transit, but with stretch wrapping and pallet wrapping, it also provides load stability, protecting packaged food and beverages from dust and potential contamination.

Extensive range of beverage and food packaging machines:

Check out our top packaging machinery designed for the food and drink industry:

StraPack SQ-800

The StraPack SQ-800 is the latest generation automatic strapping machine from StraPack. This machine is available with both a wide and tall arch, ideal for packaging a wide range of food and drink products.

It is intuitive to use, plus easy to maintain and keep hygienic, with all electrical parts enclosed in a cabinet on one side of the machine. Impressive new features include an adjustable table height, more efficient brushless DC motors, a cycle counter and foot bar operation.

StraPack SQ-800Y

The StraPack SQ-800Y automatic strapping machine is available in stainless steel and ideal for food, beverage, medical or pharma applications.

It is energy efficient and the side-mounted head makes it easy to clean, where dirt and dust can be a problem in other machines. The StraPack SQ-800Y machine is easily removed from the conveyor system for servicing.

StraPack RQ-7000M

StraPack RQ-7000M is a stand alone automatic strapper ideal for packaging food and drink where the environments are full of moisture. This corrosion-free StraPack RQ7000M automatic strapping machine is manufactured from stainless steel and waterproof materials.

The fully enclosed cabinet protects the components from water and spray, while the bottom of the cabinet is reinforced to provide extra protection. An internal heat lamp assists in evaporating moisture. The sealing head is side-mounted to protect it from moisture and residue, ideal for food and drink packaging.

Discover our full range of optimised food packaging machinery here.

For the latest machines ideal for the food packaging industry, call our expert team on 01256 394400 or email [email protected]

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