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

What Are the Most Popular Types of Packaging Machines?

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At Gordian Strapping, we are often asked what the most popular types of packaging machines are.

So to help, we’ve put together a list of the most popular types of packaging machines, so you can decide which type is right for your business:


Strapping is a common packaging method which is widely used in goods handling and transportation. It is ideal as a protective packaging method for securing goods and pallet loads.

At Gordian Strapping, our reliable cutting-edge machines are highly sought after. Most in demand is:

StraPack SQ-800

SQ-800 is StraPack’s latest automatic strapping machine. It offers reliable speed, intuitive operation and easy maintenance. Plus new features, including efficient brushless DC motors, adjustable table height, a cycle counter and foot bar operation, which are very popular with our customers.

StraPack RQ-8A

StraPack RQ-8A is a fully automated strapping machine suitable for integration into production line systems. This advanced machine is compatible with conveyor speeds up to 30m per minute, this machine is ideal for high volume automated production lines and is ready to operate in under 25 seconds.

StraPack D-53PLT2B

The StraPack D-53PLT2B stands out as an economical and efficient solution for strapping various pallets and skids using standard or heavier polypropylene strapping. This semi-automatic strapping machine significantly reduces pallet strapping time by up to two-thirds compared to manual tools, completing a strap operation in just 2 seconds.


Pallet strapping

Pallet strapping machinery specialises in the application of vertical and horizontal straps for palletised products. These are ideal for fully automated conveyor systems.


Most popular among our customers is:


The OMS 06 horizontal pallet strapping machine is programmable for applying any required number of horizontal straps based on pack specifications, this machine ensures flexibility and fast precision in strapping. It offers the convenience of an optional teleservice module for remote diagnostics, enhancing maintenance and operational monitoring.

OMS 08

The OMS 08 pallet strapping machine stands out as a vertical strapping solution equipped with a sword unit designed to penetrate voids, ensuring secure strapping of products to pallets. This fully automated machine offers versatility with optional conveyors and a turntable for pack cross-strapping, and twin-head, twin-sword models available for simultaneous application of two vertical straps, enhancing production capacity.



Gordian Strapping is a leading supplier of stretch wrapping machines, offering a wide range of wrapping machinery that encases your product in protective plastic.


Top of the wish list is:

KG Simply

The PKG Simply is a robust, easy to use machine that is Ideal for use with pre-stretched film, and can also be used with film reels without a cardboard core. The Simply turntable pallet stretch wrapper combines practicality with performance, making it an efficient and cost-effective solution for a variety of pallet wrapping needs.

Stretch Hooding

Stretch hooding involves applying a stretchable, gusseted plastic bag to a pack without using heat. This can be applied to both palletised and non-palletised goods.


Most popular is our:


The OMS IS43 is an advanced, fully-automatic stretch hood wrapping machine that uses tubular stretch film for efficient and eco-friendly end-of-line packaging. This high-speed machine, capable of up to 120 pallets per hour, applies caps, sleeves, or full hoods seamlessly to palletised and non-palletised products. The IS43 prioritises efficiency and sustainability, the mechanical bag opening reduces waste and no bags are wasted.

Our reliable machines work well across a wide range of industries. We offer semi-automatic, automatic and fully automated machines, to ultimately meet the demands of your business.

For cutting-edge packaging machines, call our expert team on 01256 394400 or email [email protected]

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