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News

  • PFM UK – Brexit Contingency Plans

    February 7, 2019

    Please be assured that, in the event of the UK leaving the EU without a formalised withdrawal agreement, here at PFM UK we have a plan in place. We have constructed a brand new spare parts hub, significantly increasing our ability to hold more spare parts for all the PFM range of equipment and increased our stock holding in case

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  • PFM highly commended at the 2017 PPMA Group Awards

    October 11, 2017

    PFM Packaging Machinery was highly commended in the “Innovative Packaging Machinery” category at the 2017 PPMA Group Awards, announced on 26th September at the PPMA Show.

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  • British Biscotti widens appeal with first move to automation

    March 31, 2017

    After just 12 months in business, The Great British Biscotti Co at Christchurch, Dorset, is meeting rising demand – and now national distribution – for its new range of biscuits with the installation earlier this year of a PFM Pearl entry level flow-wrapper, capable of 150 packs a minute. Founded in March 2016, the company aims to broadening the market

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  • United Snacks in production with new style PFM bagger

    November 15, 2016

    United Snacks at Widnes has installed the first of a radically new design of bagging machine, developed by Italian manufacturer PFM to provide higher levels of automation for film reel changing and set-up, as well as greater accuracy and consistency in seal quality. Peter Fletcher, United Snacks’ commercial director reports substantially reduced downtime compared with the two older machines now

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  • Coffee bagging

    November 15, 2016

    Pfm packaging machinery for Coffee Four PFM bagging machines are being installed this summer in the UK specialist coffee roasting industry. One user is taking two PFM Zenith machines, small footprint units capable of up to 60 valved pillow or block bottom bags a minute, while another is installing two PFM Vetta II machines each able to provide over 20 different bag

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  • Tunnock’s bakers installs first of new PFM wrapper range

    May 31, 2016

    Italian manufacturer PFM has delivered the first of its new Sirio flow-wrappers in the UK to family-run Scottish bakers Tunnock’s, Uddingston, Glasgow, where it is now employed on a range of multi-packs and seasonal goods. These include Tunnock’s renowned caramel wafer biscuits in 2 x 8 and 3x 8 formats as well as Christmas gingerbread spirals and even a delicate

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  • Frame Design Aids Hygiene on Food Industry Flow-wrapper

    November 6, 2015

    PFM Packaging Machinery has introduced a new ultra-hygienic flow-wrapper for the food industry, using an innovative machine build system that allows much easier and more effective cleaning than traditional designs.

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  • Tailor-made Bagger For Wet Wipe Refill Bags

    September 23, 2015

    A custom designed machine has been built by PFM for leading Norwegian household and personal care specialist Lilleborg AS to produce refill packs used in a unique kitchen worktop dispenser, sold under its Jordan brand name…

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  • Bagger design lifts accuracy and speed for changeover

    September 22, 2015

    A range of bagging machines that provide faster and more accurate changeover through a radically new film handling system is being launched at this year’s PPMA Show. The new MBP R series machines represent a milestone in bagger operation: By automating film reel set-up, one of the most difficult and time consuming tasks for operators has been eliminated. Changeover times

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  • Entry Level Wrapper Lifts Bakery Output

    September 22, 2015

    The PFM Pearl entry level servo flowrapper is providing Scottish bakers Irving’s Homestyle Bakery with extra capacity to meet rising demand, while allowing the family run firm to take a more flexible approach to production staffing. The new PFM Pearl machine is employed on a wide range of specialised biscuits and tray bakes produced by Irving’s at its Castle Douglas

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  • Wrapper Tailored To Roast-in-bag Chicken

    September 21, 2015

    A new version of the PFM Mistral flowrapper has been designed by PFM, specially tailored to handle whole fresh chickens in ovenable film for ‘roast-in-bag’ presentation, now being adopted by major retailers. Equipped with a special long-dwell D-cam sealing system, and capable of modified atmosphere packaging, the Mistral provides an hermetically sealed pack that eliminates any need for consumers to

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  • Wrapper Handles Ovenable Film for ‘Roast-in-the-Bag’ Chicken

    February 4, 2015

    Italian manufacturer PFM has announced a new version of its Mistral flow-wrapper, specially tailored to handle whole fresh chickens in ovenable film for “roast-in-the-bag” presentation, now beingadopted by major retailers. Equipped with a special long-dwell D-cam sealing system, and capable of modified atmosphere packaging, the machine provides an hermetically sealed pack that eliminates any need for consumers to handle raw

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  • PFM highly commended twice in PPMA Group Awards

    October 16, 2014

    PFM Packaging Machinery was highly commended in two categories of the 2014 PPMA Group Awards, announced on 30 September at the PPMA Show. In the first category the innovative nature of PFM’s new D-Series servo controlled pouch machine – a world first – won the judges’ commendation while in the second it was PFM’s outstanding customer service record over a substantial period

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  • Press release: PPMA Show

    September 19, 2014

    Paper-Like™ look and feel flexible packaging film automates sandwich grab-bag packs, adding traditional appeal to brands An automatic system to present sandwiches and similar food in the“grab-bag” style of packaging now gaining ground for premium snack products is to be demonstrated for the first time at the PPMA Show by Italian manufacturer PFM Packaging Machinery. Based on a PFM Mistral

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  • Cereals specialist Bokomo installs UK’s first MF sachet machine

    June 13, 2014

    Cereals manufacturing and packing specialist Bokomo Foods, Peterborough, has installed the first four-side seal sachet machine to be sold in the UK by PFM Packaging Machinery, newly appointed distributor for the Italian manufacturer MF Machinery. The four lane vertical machine is now employed on a new contract won by Bokomo from a major UK retailer for single serve packs of

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Events

 

  • International Cheese Awards 2018

    May 2, 2018

    Set in the beautiful South Cheshire countryside, just one mile from Nantwich Town Centre at the historic stately home Dorfold Hall.

    Where: Nantwich, Cheshire East CW5 8LB
    When: 24 – 25 July 2018

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  • PPMA Show 2018

    May 2, 2018

    The PPMA Show brings together buyers and sellers at one of the most visually dynamic exhibitions of the very latest processing and packaging machinery, materials, industrial automation and vision innovations. Attended by thousands of quality end users – the event is not to be missed!

    When: 25 – 27 September 2018
    Where: NEC Birmingham

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