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How the online shopping trend is impacting packaging preferences

How the online shopping trend is impacting packaging preferences

A large proportion of consumers switched to shopping online during lockdown, and some have not returned to shopping in-store. Two thirds of Brits shopped...

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How the 15% labour shortfall is affecting the meat and poultry sector

How the 15% labour shortfall is affecting the meat and poultry sector

Meat and poultry processors throughout the UK are facing serious labour shortages, which have been made worse by Covid-19 self-isolation rules and the...

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How 100% of Sealpac UK customers remained operational during Covid-19

How 100% of Sealpac UK customers remained operational during Covid-19

The past 18 months have been full of challenges due to the effects of both the pandemic and Brexit, but Sealpac UK & Partners managed to keep all their...

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6 Biggest Myths about Plastic Waste

6 Biggest Myths about Plastic Waste

Plastic waste is at the centre of the sustainability debate because we can all see and recognise it easily. Despite being just one part of the puzzle,...

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3 strategies for success in the food industry for 2021

3 strategies for success in the food industry for 2021

As the pandemic continues, the way we approach food safety, defense, security continues to change – in times of uncertainty, food processors and...

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Fish and seafood alternatives next big trend for plant-based protein

Fish and seafood alternatives next big trend for plant-based protein

Plant-based fish and seafood alternatives are set to be the next big thing in the meatless protein sector. Plant-based innovation is a huge growth area...

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Healthy foods and tropical flavours to become more popular in 2021

Healthy foods and tropical flavours to become more popular in 2021

The food industry is heavily influenced by a lot of different factors – travel, social media, global events, culture and celebrities to name a few....

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How low can you go? The impact of MAP CO2 levels on product shelf life

How low can you go? The impact of MAP CO2 levels on product shelf life

SEALPAC traysealers and thermoformers make good use of modified atmosphere packaging technology to keep food fresh and at optimal flavour. But how does...

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Latest features on SEALPAC PRO & RE Thermofomers

Latest features on SEALPAC PRO & RE Thermofomers

SEALPAC machinery was designed with convenience in mind, and SEALPAC have now introduced several new features to their PRO and RE series thermoformers to...

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Sealpac UK Sales Director and Technical Manager to Climb Ben Nevis in Aid of Hospital Charity

Sealpac UK Sales Director and Technical Manager to Climb Ben Nevis in Aid of Hospital Charity

Our very own Kevin Jones and John Lennon will be trekking up Ben Nevis on 19th June 2021 to raise money for the Bournemouth Hospital Charity 'Walkerbot'...

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Allergy Awareness Week: How allergy label warnings are changing

Allergy Awareness Week: How allergy label warnings are changing

26-30 April 2021 is Allergy Awareness Week, and what better way to mark the occasion than to talk about how food allergy labelling is set to change this...

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Why is training important?

Why is training important?

There a variety of reasons why investing in adequate training for employees and supervisors is beneficial for all. Employees clearly stand to benefit from...

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Leonhardt dosing solutions for higher production line efficiency

Leonhardt dosing solutions for higher production line efficiency

Sealpac UK & Partners are proud to be distributors for Leonhardt products in the UK & Ireland. Leonhardt have years of experience in producing highly...

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How to perform a leak detection test on a SEALPAC Traysealer

How to perform a leak detection test on a SEALPAC Traysealer

Knowing the ins and outs of your machine is key to maximizing efficiency and ensuring smooth operation around the clock. We've made a series of training...

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How to load the film on a SEALPAC A10 Traysealer

How to load the film on a SEALPAC A10 Traysealer

Knowing the ins and outs of your machine is key to maximizing efficiency and ensuring smooth operation around the clock. We've made a series of training...

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Carsoe Portion-2-Pack Complement SEALPAC Traysealers

Carsoe Portion-2-Pack Complement SEALPAC Traysealers

Our new partner, Carsoe A/S offer a range of Portion-2-Pack systems which automatically fill trays and deliver them to the traysealer further down the...

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What does the future of butchery look like?

What does the future of butchery look like?

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a massive effect on the whole food industry – but how did it specifically affect the UK’s independent butcher shops?

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Carsoe pairs with SEALPAC to create a seamless full-line solution

Carsoe pairs with SEALPAC to create a seamless full-line solution

Here at Sealpac UK & Partners, we aim to be a one-stop shop for all your bespoke automation needs. It's important to us that our solutions integrate...

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Sealpac UK & Partners a distributor for World-Class Carsoe A/S

Sealpac UK & Partners a distributor for World-Class Carsoe A/S

Sealpac UK & Partners are now a UK and Ireland distributor for Carsoe A/S. Their machines and products enhance our ability to provide full line solutions...

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3 Questions to Ask Before Choosing a New Supplier

3 Questions to Ask Before Choosing a New Supplier

Selecting a new supplier is never an easy decision - especially when they all seem to be offering you the same deal! We're proud to say we have 25 years...

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A Day in the Life of a Service Engineer

A Day in the Life of a Service Engineer

Service engineers are the backbone of our aftersales services. Our dedicated team of engineers are based throughout the UK and Ireland to give our...

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How automation can improve the prospects of factory workers

How automation can improve the prospects of factory workers

The need to social distance as well as the mass migration of foreign nationals has meant that the UK's food factory labour force has been steadily...

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Sealpac UK & Partners celebrates 25 years in business

Sealpac UK & Partners celebrates 25 years in business

It’s our birthday! We’ve changed a lot since we first started trading in 1996. But the one thing that’s always been the same is the high quality of the...

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2020: A Year to Remember for Sealpac UK & Partners

2020: A Year to Remember for Sealpac UK & Partners

2020 has been a historic year for lots of reasons. But through it all, we're proud to say that we've continued to provide our customers with emergency...

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The Future of Retail: Takeaways From 2020

The Future of Retail: Takeaways From 2020

It’s no secret that 2020 has been wrought with unpredictable changes. Here are a few big changes we’ve seen this year:

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Testing measures for testing times

Testing measures for testing times

The current Covid-19 pandemic has had a massive impact on way businesses operate. One change is that food production companies have been paying more...

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Rise of the British BBQ

Rise of the British BBQ

2020 has been far from predictable, and but 2021 is looking a little more hopeful. In the very least, we can be certain that many UK residents will opt...

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Current advancements in food production robotics

Current advancements in food production robotics

Over the past year and a half, there have been many exciting innovations in automation for the food industry. Labour shortages brought on by Brexit, and...

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What do today's consumers want from food packaging?

What do today's consumers want from food packaging?

Updated Jun 30, 2021 09:27:12 AM Consumer priorities have changed massively over the past year, and you may be wondering what is important to focus on to...

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How food manufacturers are beating labour shortages

How food manufacturers are beating labour shortages

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a massive impact on a lot of industries. For food manufacturers, the virus has worsened the labour crisis, which has forced...

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Day in the Life of the Accounting Team

Day in the Life of the Accounting Team

Like any business, Sealpac UK & Partners couldn’t run without our outstanding accounting department. Looking after company business expenses and ensuring...

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Increased demand for meat-free alternatives

Increased demand for meat-free alternatives

As the popularity of vegetarian, flexitarian and vegan lifestyles increase, so has the demand plant or soy-based alternatives.

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Automated solutions for the produce sector

Automated solutions for the produce sector

Fruit and vegetables need to be handled and packaged differently to ensure they stay at optimal freshness. At Sealpac UK & Partners, we’re proud of our...

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Is mono-plastic or flexible packaging better for sustainability?

Is mono-plastic or flexible packaging better for sustainability?

Despite flexible packaging being a popular choice, mono-plastic offers a better reality for recycling. The value of mono PET is severely underestimated,...

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Sealpac UK & Partners is Still Growing!

Sealpac UK & Partners is Still Growing!

Despite the economic downturn, Sealpac UK & Partners is still a growing and thriving team of specialists. Over the years, we’ve built a dedicated team of...

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Automated solutions for the seafood and fish industry

Automated solutions for the seafood and fish industry

Due to labour shortages and the need for increased efficiency, automation is becoming paramount to optimising factory outputs. But automation is not a...

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Exceptional aftersales support for today’s production lines

Exceptional aftersales support for today’s production lines

Great customer service shouldn’t end at the point of sale. Our aftersales services support our existing customer base to minimise downtime and maximise...

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Long life packaging for 21 days of freshness

Long life packaging for 21 days of freshness

Having a longer shelf life for your products can help to reduce the thousands of tonnes of meat UK households throw away each year. Industry experts are...

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Pulsotronic: Automated Quality Control

Pulsotronic: Automated Quality Control

Automating production lines increases the need for more efficient quality control processes. Since automation allows for a minimal workforce, this means...

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4 ways we’re continuing as lockdown eases

4 ways we’re continuing as lockdown eases

Throughout the Covid-19 crisis, and now as lockdown measures are being eased, Sealpac UK & Partners are continuing to provide support to our customers to...

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Fully automated and futureproof: why automation is the way forward

Fully automated and futureproof: why automation is the way forward

Automation is an ideal solution for today’s labour shortages. The effects of Brexit, and now Covid-19, have meant that temporary workers who are often...

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Case Studies: After Sales Support from SEALPAC UK

Case Studies: After Sales Support from SEALPAC UK

By now, you're likely aware of who SEALPAC UK are and what we do, but it's always nice to have a few real-world examples of how we've helped companies...

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Survive labour shortages with Cabinplant’s Quattro Batcher

Survive labour shortages with Cabinplant’s Quattro Batcher

Due to the current climate, lots of abattoirs are experiencing problems with keeping a stable workforce. Many factories rely on temporary workers of...

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4 brand-new sustainable packaging solutions for 2020

4 brand-new sustainable packaging solutions for 2020

Climate change is a growing concern for the food packaging industry, and recent data has shown increased consumer demand for sustainability. Consumers are...

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Fully automated quality control with Raytec Discovery

Fully automated quality control with Raytec Discovery

The current food production market calls for high production speeds and volumes. No matter how efficient your staff are, it can be hard to keep up with...

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EasyLid®: Now more sustainable!

EasyLid®: Now more sustainable!

In recent years, there has been an increased consumer demand for sustainable packaging. In response to this trend, SEALPAC have adapted their EasyLid®...

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Business continues for Sealpac UK & Partners

Business continues for Sealpac UK & Partners

  Dear all, As health and travel precautions are issued around the world, we want to take the opportunity to reassure you that our equipment supply chain...

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Market Leaders - Reducing plastic for over 4 years

Market Leaders - Reducing plastic for over 4 years

To be or not to be plastic... 2020 is a frustrating place to be. Even though many believed that consumer confidence would return, spending over the...

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Truants raise over £680k for children's charities

Truants raise over £680k for children's charities

  Many of you might not know, but our Managing Director, Kevin Witheford, recently completed 220km in 3 days biking throughout Vietnam.  If you wish to ...

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Major players in European meat and poultry switch to Cabinplant

Major players in European meat and poultry switch to Cabinplant

The Problem  Supermarkets today need frequent deliveries of fresh and varied marinated products on display in the counter. Thanks to the Cabinplant...

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Annual spending decreases by 23% with a service contract

Annual spending decreases by 23% with a service contract

We are very proud of the close working relationships we form with our customers - some of whom have been with us for over a decade! This level of...

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Traysealer installed in 24hrs for a large UK red meat manufacturer

Traysealer installed in 24hrs for a large UK red meat manufacturer

Updated on Jun 15, 2021 04:40:48 PM Situation When a large UK-based red meat manufacturing client needed a machine up and running in record time, they...

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Spotlight on ... SEALPAC

Spotlight on ... SEALPAC

In our regular Spotlight series, we’ve been taking a closer look at some of our specialist technology partners and how they support us to provide full...

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A day in the life of... Steve Davies

A day in the life of... Steve Davies

  Meet Steve – Storeman extraordinaire Steve is SEALPAC UK’s highly organised Storeman and never happier than when he’s taking his beloved Honda motorbike...

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Moving to mono plastic? No problem for SEALPAC!

Moving to mono plastic? No problem for SEALPAC!

Updated on Sept 8, 2021 3:44:25 PM Plastic remains a hot topic for food manufacturers, as government legislation, as well as increasing pressure from...

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A day in the life of...Kevin Jones

A day in the life of...Kevin Jones

Meet Kevin Jones – Sales Director Kevin is SEALPAC UK’s ambitious and driven Sales Director, who’s never afraid to roll his sleeves up and get stuck in....

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SEALPAC UK announces partnership with Pulsotronic

SEALPAC UK announces partnership with Pulsotronic

SEALPAC UK has further enhanced its end-to-end traysealer and thermoformer production line offering, after becoming the sole UK distributor for...

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A Day in the Life of… Louise Bryan

A Day in the Life of… Louise Bryan

Chief sales team wrangler. Big contract processor. CRM whizz. Organised. Assertive. Flexible—that’s our Sales & Marketing Coordinator, Louise Bryan.

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Spotlight on ... Raytec Vision

Spotlight on ... Raytec Vision

With SEALPAC UK, you get full line capability and thanks to the relationships we have built with our specialist technology partners, we’ve also got you...

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SEALPAC and the war on plastics

SEALPAC and the war on plastics

Sir David Attenborough and his ground-breaking documentary series, Blue Planet, is widely credited with putting the fight against plastic into the public...

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Embrace full production line capability with Sealpac UK & Partners

Embrace full production line capability with Sealpac UK & Partners

At Sealpac UK you get the full package. We provide comprehensive end-to-end solutions for manufacturers, which are designed to optimise efficiency,...

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A Day in the Life of… Gary Russell

A Day in the Life of… Gary Russell

Resourceful. Dynamic. Versatile. Personable. Natural communicator and relationship builder. Gary has everything it takes to be a SEALPAC UK Sales Manager.

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The inside scoop: What happened at IFFA 2019?

The inside scoop: What happened at IFFA 2019?

At the beginning of May, the SEALPAC UK team was in Germany, flying the flag for innovative packaging solutions at this year’s IFFA 2019 - the leading...

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The innovative partnerships boosting our customers’ success

The innovative partnerships boosting our customers’ success

The innovative partnerships boosting our customers’ success

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Go sustainable with SEALPAC at IFFA 2019

Go sustainable with SEALPAC at IFFA 2019

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Is technology the answer to the manufacturing labour shortage?

Is technology the answer to the manufacturing labour shortage?

For a majority of UK manufacturing companies, the labour shortage is now reaching critical levels. Indeed, a survey by the Association of Labour...

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A Day in the Life of… Luke Witheford

A Day in the Life of… Luke Witheford

“Training’s in my blood!”

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Strategies for Increasing Production Line Efficiency

Strategies for Increasing Production Line Efficiency

Updated on Jun 16, 2021 10:55:23 AM The UK is currently the 9th largest manufacturing nation in the world, responsible for 45% of UK exports totalling...

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SEALPAC UK welcomes new sales manager

SEALPAC UK welcomes new sales manager

  SEALPAC UK are delighted to announce the appointment of Tom Hughes as sales manager for the Midlands and southern England.

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Personalised Soup from SEALPAC UK

Personalised Soup from SEALPAC UK

We're excited to present a recent packaging innovation we've developed with one of our Norwegian customers, MatBørsen.

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A Day in the Life of… John Lennon

A Day in the Life of… John Lennon

  Imagine what’s it like to have John Lennon working for you...

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Innovation in food packaging design – trends to look out for in 2019

Innovation in food packaging design – trends to look out for in 2019

The global food packaging market is expected to be worth a staggering USD 411.3 billion by 2025, as rising demand for convenience foods and changes in...

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Sustainable Packaging Solutions

Sustainable Packaging Solutions

Sir David Attenborough’s critically acclaimed ‘Blue Planet’ TV series highlighted pollution’s devastating effect—which powered an environmental reaction...

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Focus on Food Labelling and Inspection

Focus on Food Labelling and Inspection

Updated on Jun 17, 2021 01:36:20 PM The importance of accurate labeling of food products has certainly been brought into the spotlight over the past few...

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FlatSkin®: Reducing Plastic Packaging while providing fresh benefits

FlatSkin®: Reducing Plastic Packaging while providing fresh benefits

      At SEALPAC UK we are committed to helping to reduce the amount of unnecessary plastic within the packaging industry as well as being passionate...

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Current Challenges Facing the UK Food Production Industry

Current Challenges Facing the UK Food Production Industry

  Collectively, the food and beverage sector accounts for the biggest area of manufacturing in the UK, even greater than the level of automotive and...

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SEALPAC UK Engineering Capability Goes from Strength to Strength

SEALPAC UK Engineering Capability Goes from Strength to Strength

Sealpac UK has further enhanced its ability to provide market-leading service to its customers with the addition of another 3 experienced engineers. Liam...

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Blog: Food Packaging Predictions Versus Reality

Blog: Food Packaging Predictions Versus Reality

At the end of 2017 Mintel released their annual report into Global Packaging Trends predicting what would be on trend this year. Given that we’re now...

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The Packaging Footprint of Alfresco Dining

The Packaging Footprint of Alfresco Dining

This summer’s unprecedented heatwave saw temperatures soaring to over 30 degrees so it’s hardly surprising that people made the most of the warmer...

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Seafood processor Vega Salmon adopts sustainable FlatSkin® system

Seafood processor Vega Salmon adopts sustainable FlatSkin® system

These days, more and more skin packs are appearing in the retail shelves around the world. The advantages of the skin packaging system are obvious:...

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Is zero plastics really the answer?

Is zero plastics really the answer?

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Plastic and the Packaging Conundrum

Plastic and the Packaging Conundrum

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Understanding the true cost of downtime

Understanding the true cost of downtime

Downtime is a big issue within any production environment. Yet, despite receiving a high level of attention, it is surprising how many companies end up...

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The top 5 ways to improve production line efficiency

The top 5 ways to improve production line efficiency

Updated on May 12, 2021 4:40:42 PM How can you improve efficiency on your production line?  It’s a question that everyone from Supervisors and Factory...

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Feature: Glass fragment contamination in food jars and bottles

Feature: Glass fragment contamination in food jars and bottles

Updated on Jun 17, 2021 02:16:12 PM

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