Food Grade Products

As one of the leading plastic food packaging manufacturers in the UK, we understand food-grade polythene should form an essential part of your food safety management system. This system is crucial for preventing cross-contamination and food poisoning. Basic food hygiene standards have to be adhered to throughout the manufacturing stage through to stocking the products on the shelves. As a consequence, there are significant legal obligations for anyone who manufactures or supplies food. As a food manufacturer or trader, you have a duty to be aware of the laws surrounding food hygiene and it is vital that these laws are maintained throughout your supply chain. This means obtaining the most suitable packaging materials for the storage and transportation of your products.

Food grade polyethylene film can be used to protect the quality, freshness and life of your product, as well as your brand.

Our food grade polythene is manufactured according to BRC standards. Food grade polythene can be used throughout production, storage and distribution and can also be manufactured to specifications suitable for use on fully automated production lines.

Specialised Products

We offer our customers a number of options to add value to their products, as well as offering solutions to their packaging.

These solutions and options include:

UVI protection/stabiliser
Anti-static
Anti-fusion
Non-Fusion pallet protection
Colours
VCI metal protection

Market & Process

For more than 30 years Marpak has committed itself to the manufacture of high-performance polythene films and packaging. In this time we have worked across many industries, giving us valuable insights essential for precise product development. Our new co-extrusion lines enable us to reach new markets. The resulting high-performance films have applications across a huge range of markets in the UK and Europe.

It is the close relationships we have formed with our customer base that has enabled us to stay at the forefront of the market. Our current operating sites in Leeds develop products for distribution to our domestic clients as well as our growing client base within the European markets. We currently operate across various countries in Europe including Denmark, Sweden, Poland, and Netherlands, as well as the Middle East.

We pride ourselves on delivering bespoke premium grade packaging solutions across a multitude of markets, with a focus on pallet protection for key clients in the glass industry.

Shrink Pallet Covers

Shrink-wrap pallet covers or shrink hoods are placed over the product and shrunk to completely seal and protect the pallet. This offers comprehensive protection for our customers’ products.

Not only do they provide load stability and pallet protection during transportation, they also protect the product from contaminants.

Non-Shrink Pallet Covers

Also referred to as dust covers. They are easier to apply as they can be applied manually without the requirement of heat-treating machinery.

Non-shrink covers are ideal for fast paced working environments such as construction sites, warehouses and other industrial facilities. Goods can be covered and uncovered efficiently during use. Whilst unsuitable for the transportation of goods, nonetheless they provide basic protection for the product.

Stretch Hooding

Stretch hoods are now one of the fastest growing solutions for pallet protection. Spanning across a wide range of industries, including white goods and the building industry, this type of protection is cost effective and incredibly efficient for securing bulky units and loads.

It can protect the pallet from contaminants and provide a good holding force for the transportation of goods.

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  • Marpak Extrusions Ltd
    Marpak House
    2 Westland Square
    Leeds
    LS11 5SS
  • Tel: 0113 277 5518
    Fax: 0113 270 8162