“MULTIVAC is a real partner for us.”

Cater Food mainly processes pork and beef in both premium and bio grades. Since the two existing machines at the Herrup site were barely able to cope with the constantly rising production quantities, the Danish company, which has seen strong growth in recent times, decided to invest in a R 515 thermoforming packaging…

Christian Traumann - Director and CFO of MULTIVAC

“We want to create added value for our customers in every respect.”

Interview with Mr Christian Traumann, Director und CFO

Automation in meat processing offers a wide range of benefits

The food industry is booming. An ever increasing number of fresh and processed food products, snacks, ready meals, and convenience products have to be manufactured and packed. But it has become more difficult to find suitable or qualified staff. There is currently an acute lack of personnel in the meat processing…

Automation solutions for the bakery product industry

The bread and bakery product industry finds itself in a far-reaching transition. Cost pressure, product diversity
in the market, altered consumer habits, and hygiene
regulations require companies not only to adapt their product range but also to optimise their production
processes. One important approach as…

Cheese attractively packed

Vergeer Holland is one of the largest and most innovative cheese processors in the world. The company has grown in recent years into a flourishing business with 550 employees, and today packs around 60 million kilos of cheese per year. The company does not produce cheese, but specializes in maturing, slicing and…

TTO Printer from MULTIVAC Marking & Inspection

Exchange program for printers

Since January 2018 MULTIVAC Marking & Inspection has been offering an exchange program for printers

Focus on packaging diversity

The Turkish fish processor, SASTAS, which is located in the city of Samsun, has invested in a R 245 thermoforming packaging machine. This machine was intended primarily for packing marinated fish fillets in pure sunflower oil.

Guido Spix - Director, CTO and COO of MULTIVAC

From packaging machine manufacturer to digital company - MULTIVAC’s innovation strategy

Interview with Guido Spix, Director, CTO and COO

Halal meat and sausage products in many varieties

Burger patties, pizza toppings, sausage and sausage products as well as tasty snacks and convenience foods are the core business of Fettayleh Foods. Since it was first founded, the Australian family business has developed into a leading supplier of halal food and it now exports its high-quality products all over the…

Koninklijke Vezet places its trust in labelling solutions from MULTIVAC

Fresh food products, together with quality, convenience, and sustainability, are of increasing importance in the everyday lives of consumers. Koninklijke Vezet has developed into a fruit and vegetable specialist, which meets all these requirements. Companies which want to survive in the growing but very challenging…

Maintaining freshness with MAP packs

Japanese consumers prefer fresh, appetising and high-quality food products, which are marketed in attractive packs. The products are generally sold in many different variations and produced in small batch sizes. This means a number of challenges have to be overcome at production sites, such as limited production areas…

New generation of direct web printers: DP 210 + DP 230

Maximum hygiene and user-friendliness

New generation of direct web printers

MultiFresh™ packs with full-wrap labelling increase the attractiveness at the point of sale

With its deep, clear and cold fjords, Norway is a paradise for salmon and salmon farms alike. Best conditions therefore for Seafood Farmers of Norway AS, which was founded in 1986, and its parent company the HOFSETH Group, which processes the freshly caught fish and exports most of it abroad. In order to increase the…

MultiFresh™ Skin Packs on pre-cut Board from MULTIVAC

MultiFresh™ skin packs based on pre-cut board - attractive and recyclable

Cutlets, steaks, roulades, chops, diced, and goulash products - today portioned and attractively packaged fresh meat can be seen everywhere in chill cabinets and pre-pack chest freezers. But now the focus is not only on product protection and pack presentation at the point of sale. Other requirements, such as reduction…

MULTIVAC is expanding its printer portfolio with the addition of a versatile thermal inkjet printer

New printer for use in the medical technology and food industries

Volker Gerloff - CEO of MULTIVAC Marking & Inspection in Enger

Part of MULTIVAC for 25 years

Interview with Volker Gerloff, CEO of MULTIVAC Marking & Inspection in Enger

Visual Inspection Solution I 410 from MULTIVAC

Reliable product and marking inspection in the high output range

I 410 visual inspection solution

Reliable quality control

Thanks to visual inspection systems, quality control can be automated within the packaging procedure. These systems offer added value, particularly for food-processing businesses, since all the packs in a batch can be checked seamlessly instead of random sampling. Bell Schweiz AG with its headquarters in Basel is…

Hans Joachim Boekstegers - Director and CEO of MULTIVAC

The EU Plastics Strategy – areas of action for MULTIVAC

Interview with Hans-Joachim Boekstegers, Director and CEO

MULTIVAC company location at Wolfertschwenden

Under the banner of sustainability

Sustainability and responsible business activity are an integral part of MULTIVAC’s company strategy. The graphics describe the different spheres of activity, which contribute to sustainable development.

Maximum pack attractiveness with Full Wrap labelling

Full wrap labels offer a broad range of competitive advantages in comparison to other labelling solutions. In addition to their function as an information medium, they are increasingly becoming an important design element of retail packs. This way, they help the brand owners to increase the differentiation of the…

PapberBoard by MULTIVAC

Always a step ahead

The reduction of the consumption of packaging and the use of recyclable materials in the production of packaging are currently at the top of the agenda in the packaging industry and among consumers. In the near future, the demand for recyclable packaging in particular will increase significantly. With MULTIVAC…

Megatrends in the food industry

Interview with Stefanie Sabet, Head of the Brussels Office, Federal Association of the German Food Industry (Bundesvereinigung der Deutschen Ernährungsindustrie/BVE)

“Company mission statements are a crucial foundation for sustainable company management”

Interview with Christian Traumann, Director and CFO,
MULTIVAC Sepp Haggenmüller SE & Co. KG

High-quality packaging for high-quality meat

La Granda is more than a vision. La Granda is a consortium, which has dedicated itself to revitalizing an old cattle breed from the Piedmont region and allowing traditional rearing methods to be revived. The responsible handling of animals and the careful processing of their high-quality meat brings tasty meat products…

Universal high-performance portioning system from TVI

With its GMS 1600 twincut portioner, TVI will be presenting at Anuga FoodTec 2018 a universal high-performance portioning system, which is characterised by its very high level of portion quality, yield and flexibility. Even at high output, this efficient solution ensures the highest product quality is always achieved…

Slices served fresh at the table

Economical and efficient solutions for the automated packaging of sliced products

The thermoform packaging machines in the R 1xx series now offer a wide variety of options for higher efficiency

The proven thermoform packaging machines in the R 1xx series now offer a wide variety of new equipment options, which make thermoform packaging in small and medium-sized batches even more efficient than before. These include an innovative shaped contour cutter, which makes a major contribution to enabling shaped…

MULTIVAC solutions for secondary packaging – highly efficient and reliable to the end of the line

When it comes to loading packs into boxes or crates, and grouping or converging packs, MULTIVAC offers a wide range of end-of-line solutions, which are very flexible to use and which are individually designed to customer requirements. They can be used to automate quickly and precisely a wide range of tasks for a…

MULTIVAC H 240 roboter

Ten years of MULTIVAC’s Systems Business

Interview with Michael Lang, Vice President of the Systems Business Unit

Turkish specialities for eating at home

Senpilic has been able to successfully position itself in the market as a leading brand with a market share of 14 percent. Founded in 1978 as a small poultry farm, Senpilic operates its business today with 24 breeding stations, two hatchery sites, two feed businesses and two abattoirs, which are equipped with the…

More than just a golden opportunity - food processing in the land of Genghis Khan

Sliced ham packed under modified atmosphere and automatically labelled - at first sight this does not seem unusual. But it is however a success story. This is because it is happening in Ulan Bator, the capital of Mongolia. And when it comes to the packaging solution, this is one of the first high-output machines ever…

Poultry products of the highest quality and multiple package variations

Bell & Evans in Fredericksburg, Pennsylvania processes poultry products of the highest quality. The renowned company with a long tradition is not known for compromising when it comes to packing its products. MULTIVAC thermoform packaging machines have been successfully in use at the company for a number of years to…

Portion-packed processed cheese in Taiwan

In August 2016 a complete packaging line, consisting of a R 245
thermoforming packaging machine and a filling system, went into service at Powerred. This packaging solution now enables the company, which has its headquarters in Taiwan, to pack its high-quality cheese spread
hygienically and efficiently in…

Fresh seafood: processed and packed immediately

A coveted location directly by the fishing port of Nanfang-ao in Yilan County, Taiwan. Seafood in its freshest form, creative recipes and the highest quality, as well as technological standards. This is how Cheer Foods, market leader in the domestic fish processing industry, likes to be described. More than 2,000 tons…

Attractive portion packs for Chinese snack specialities

Since 2013 the Hunan Linwu Shunhua Duck Development Co. Ltd, which is located in the Chinese province of Hunan, has been using MULTIVAC thermoforming packaging machines to pack its range of convenience products made from fish, duck and beef. Until recently, the daily production tasks were carried out by two R 245 and…

Attractive solutions for full-wrap labelling of packs

MULTIVAC Marking & Inspection has continually expanded its range of conveyor belt labellers in recent years. The spectrum now includes a wide range of solutions for many different labelling requirements and output categories – from the simple BASELINE conveyor belt labellers to 2-track labelling systems with up to ten…

Everything from one source: From tempering and portioning right through to packing

Since 1 January 2017 TVI Entwicklung und Produktion GmbH in Irschenberg has been part of the MULTIVAC Group. TVI is the leading manufacturer of meat-portioning machines and complete portioning lines. Customers throughout the world benefit from this acquisition, because complete solutions can now be offered from one…

The DNA of Better Packaging & Processing

Interview with Mr Hans-Joachim Boekstegers, Director and CEO, MULTIVAC Sepp Haggenmüller SE & Co. KG

“We want to create added value for our customers with our line expertise.”

Interview with Tom Stachel, Head of Slicer Business Unit

Reliable packaging solution in 24-hour operation

Operating under contract to well-known brand owners, T.H.E.M. packs a wide range of different food and non-food products in 24-hour operation. The US Company has been supported in this since the middle of 2014 with a R 535 thermo-former by MULTIVAC. But MULTIVAC is more than just a machine supplier – the two companies…

“Better Processing” in top shape

Interview with Mr Guido Spix, CTO and COO, MULTIVAC Sepp Haggenmüller SE & Co. KG

Efficient and flexible

The new TTO 06 thermal transfer printer

Faster, more precise and more hygienic

The new DP 230 direct web printer

Industry 4.0 in machine construction - how MULTIVAC is driving digitalisation forward and equipping itself for the future

Interview with Guido Spix, Director and CTO of MULTIVAC Sepp Haggenmüller SE & Co. KG

A Cry for Help

C 200 chamber machine packs first aid equipment, tools and other items at RNLI Lifeboat station in Rock, UK

Entry-level model with high cycle output

New product: B 325 chamber belt machine

Healthy, fit, beautiful and slim …

WellU is a manufacturer and distributor of cosmetics, food supplements and special food for weight reduction and body shaping. The brand is well known and the quality claims are high. The company was not however satisfied with some of its packaging, particularly for the popular nutritional bars, which are manufactured…

Together towards the Smart Food Factory

CSB-System AG and MULTIVAC are jointly developing solutions for
food production of the future

Attractive labels for ready meals from Belgium

Fresh salads, delicious soups and ready-to-eat meals are packed by Rabbit N.V, a Belgian family business, in a wide range of different trays and formats. But the wide variety was not the only reason why the changeover of the labelling process to a MULTIVAC labeller for edge-wrap labelling was a real challenge – an…

The new G 700 traysealer packs ready meals, snacks, vegetables and fresh-cut products highly efficiently and economically

With the G 700 model, MULTIVAC is expanding its range with the addition of a high-output traysealer for packing ready meals, snacks, vegetables and fresh-cut products of all types. Thanks to the use of innovative gas flushing technology, even delicate products and those with crumbly constituents or those foods, which…

Ever higher, ever further

Chatha Foods Pvt. Ltd is one of the leading meat-processing companies in India. It is not only the appetising products and high level of quality awareness that are impressive, but also the meteoric rise of the company to top class status.

MAP packs for high-quality poultry products

The Polish company SuperDrob S.A. packs fresh poultry products in vacuum and MAP packs on MULTIVAC thermoforming packaging machines and traysealers. The attractive design and extended shelf life of the new packs have seen the sales figures rise continuously.

The maritime family tradition brings obligations

Fish is always at the centre of things at Gadus, a Polish family company. The fish Are caught sustainably, freshly processed and reliably packed. Four MULTIVAC packaging machines ensure the packaging procedure is very efficient and that there is an attractive product range, which has been significantly expanded thanks…

New pack design and automated processes contribute to growth

With its new product design, its consumer-friendly packaging and its new pack sizes,
Norrmejerier wants to consolidate its position in the cheese market still further. The use of more robots and thermoforming packaging machines, instead of pouch packaging solutions, are just two of the innovations in Norrmejerier’s…

Butchered inline, packed with complete process reliability and marked for full traceability

MULTIVAC is developing an innovative and groundbreaking concept for the automated packing of fresh meat

Variety thanks to automation: sausage products perfectly packaged

The company Radeberger Fleisch- und Wurstwaren Korch GmbH packs over 20 different types of sausage in 26 different product and format combinations - with just one fully automatic MULTIVAC packaging line.

Smoked salmon attractively packaged

Lions Speciality Foods Ltd processes premium quality salmon, which is cold and hot smoked. The fresh products are packed professionally and attractively on MULTIVAC’s smallest fully automatic traysealer, the T 300.

Fast food, attractively packed

Convenience products are popular worldwide. The right packaging presents these practical food products attractively and extends their shelf life.

Figlmüller: Schnitzel and more

The restaurant company Figlmüller puts its trust in chamber machines from MULTIVAC.

Freshly sliced and appetizingly packaged

This is how Atria’s sliced sausage is presented. Three new R 535 thermoforming packaging machines at Finland’s leading manufacturer of meat products ensure optimum packaging results are achieved and that genuine competitive advantage is gained.

Fresh specialities from the mediterranean

Ceposa AG uses a T 600 for packing fresh antipasti.

Tofu attractively packaged

Thanks to its R 145 thermoforming packaging machine, the family business Saigon Marked can systematically expand its product range and virtually triple the shelf life of its tofu products.

Gluten-Free baked goods

Thermoforming packaging solutions from MULTIVAC offer benefits when packing gluten-free bakery products

From film pouch to thermoformed pack

In 2014 the Société Interprofessionnelle des Bouchers et Charcutiers Abatteurs à Surgères - SIBCAS for short - replaced its chamber machine with a compact R 085 thermoforming packaging machine. The company was able to double its output, and it laid the foundation for further growth.

Modern technology meets long tradition

An American family business packs homemade meat products, sausages and ham on chamber machines and thermoforming packaging machines from MULTIVAC.

Attractive presentation in a stand-up pack

Sliced wafer thin, folded and appetizingly packed: This is how Bel Leerdammer BV presents its sliced cheese products, Leerdammer® Original and Leerdammer® Charactere, at the point of sale.

Cheese rebels rely on a MULTIVAC packaging solution

Thermoforming packaging machine packs 30 different types of hay-milk cheese - as whole and half blocks or as quarters and eighths

Flexibility is the trump card

The Swiss Bell Group employs various packaging technologies to cater flexibly for the wishes of its market partners. In 2014 the company purchased a further traysealer from MULTIVAC.

Fresh product instead of frozen food

By purchasing the R 145 thermoforming packaging machine, the Bulgarian filo pastry manufacturer, UNIBEL, has been able to make the change from frozen to fresh product. The new packs keep the pastry fresh for so long that sudden peaks in demand can be absorbed. it has also been possible to open up new sales markets…

Natural, crunchy and always fresh

R 145 thermoforming packaging machine produces high-quality packs for fine nut mixtures

Tastes every bit as good as it looks

Fresco Foods Inc. packs high-quality ready meals, made from fresh, locally produced products, in exclusive vacuum tray packs. The start-up business uses a MULTIVAC T 300 for its ready meals.

MULTIVAC Conveyor belt labeller L 300

Christian Vlasselaer reports on the successful sales launch of the baseline L 300 labellers in Belgium

The new series of BASELINE L 300 conveyor belt labellers was presented for the first time in Belgium at the EMPACK exhibition in Brussels at the end of September 2014. Five of these labellers had already been sold to Belgian customers by the end of 2014.

Interview with Volker Gerloff - CEO of MULTIVAC Marking & Inspection

Labelling of products is essential today. It delivers product information, assumes a marketing function with its individual design and ensures authenticity and traceability are maintained.

Interview with Hans Joachim Boekstegers - CEO of MULTIVAC

The world economy is currently being determined by a number of different factors, which all have an impact on a globally operating company like MULTIVAC. In our discussion with Hans-Joachim Boekstegers, CEO of MULTIVAC, we asked him for his assessment of the current economic situation.

MULTIVAC Thermoformer R 105 MF

Vacuum skin packs in small batches: Saves resources and ensures process reliability

Thermoforming packaging machine R 105 MultiFresh™

Pack more efficiently

Innovative technology for greater material, energy and process efficiency.

A parisian sidewalk cafe in Missouri

In the Café des Amis, owner Guillaume Hanriot has been preparing dishes very successfully according to the sous-vide method since 2013.

Catering in the high mountain ranges

Compass packs meals for canteens at mines in the Chilean Andes with
chamber machines from MULTIVAC.

Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE)

MULTIVAC offers many possibilities for increasing the Overall Equipment Effectiveness of your packaging equipment!

Antipasti packed on a MULTIVAC Traysealer

Appetite for fresh antipasti

Situated in Andenne in Wallonia, the Belgian company IDPAK packs antipasti and other tasty starters for the domestic market.

Calf meat attractively packed with MultiFresh™

Ekro in Apeldoorn in the Dutch province of Gelderland has been operating a large abattoir since 1990, as well as an outstandingly equipped boning operation since 2001.

Enjoyment - slice for slice

The Polish dairy OSM SIERPC offers its high-quality hard cheese in an innovative consumer pack.

Headquarter of the chinese agribusiness company Qingdao Chia Tai Co. Ltd.

Higher value creation using an in-house packaging procedure

The Chinese agribusiness company Qingdao Chia Tai Co. Ltd., which is part of Thailand’s largest agribusiness conglomerate Charoen Pokphand Group (CP), recently ordered its very first thermoforming packaging machine from MULTIVAC.

Interview with the star chef Holger Stromberg

For the last six months, holger Stromberg has been working with two MULTIVAC chamber machines, and he reports on his experiences
in this interview.

Out of two make one: Cheese packing with passion

Two years ago, the Dutch cheese producer Rouveen Kaassspecialiteiten replaced two older chamber machines with a high-output chamber belt machine from MULTIVAC.

Perfectly packaged: Sliced cheese from Biraghi

MULTIVAC Italia provides a packaging line for triangular-shaped cheese packs

Quick cooking, simple handling and a high- quality, tasty product - convenience solutions are popular with many consumers.

We spoke to Lilly Schmidt, the culinary expert at MULTIVAC, about Mylar® COOK, a packaging technology that was specially developed for the cooking of food at high temperatures.

MultiFresh™ – Complete solution for perfect vacuum skin packs

MULTIVAC offers solutions from one source for producing vacuum skin packs - these include both the packaging machines and the films.

Christian Traumann - CFO of MULTIVAC

Interview with Christian Traumann - CFO of MULTIVAC

Christian Traumann, CFO of MULTIVAC, was elected in the middle of February as Chairman of the Food Processing and Packaging Machinery Association within the VDMA (German Engineering Federation).