contact us today!
X
Call us today on +44 1832 274 944, email us at [email protected]
or submit a quick enquiry using the form below.
Thank you for your enquiry
We will be in touch with you shortly

KMKnowledge

With over 30 years’ experience delivering reliable packaging solutions for food manufacturers across the globe, our knowledge is second to none. Stay updated with our latest news here. 

KM Packaging invests to provide the science behind peel performance

Press Release

We have enhanced our material testing capabilities by investing in a ProTest machine from specialist food industry machinery provider ProSeal. The new ProTest machine enables us to reliably analyse, record and report the force required to peel any given lidding film from a tray, establishing if the seal strength and performance is suitable for the intended product’s application.

Investing in this advanced, world-class testing equipment ensures KM Packaging can substantiate the peel performance of products with clear, quantitative data and deliver appropriate lidding film solutions for food manufacturing customers around the world. 

Charles Smithson, KM Packaging Managing Director, said: "We have long anticipated the launch of this technology to enable us to provide factual numerical data on tray sealing and peeling to support our expertise in the film selection process. 

“Investing in ProTest allows us to specifically quantify seal quality and strength to give our customers the ‘science behind peel performance’ and offer the best possible product solution. It also enables us to quickly highlight any areas in which performance improvements are needed and gives us a greater capability to solve seal issues if they arise.”

ProTest also enables the company to ensure its sales and development effort is consistently moving towards a ‘right-first-time’ approach. It reduces the need to test multiple reels, keeping line-downtime for trialling to a minimum and presenting additional cost savings to customers. 

Mr. Smithson continued: “We can now share and compare data with our customers, increasing speed to market by reaching the most suitable lidding film solution as quickly as possible. 

“Our experience, and understanding the need for the right solution, combined with testing data is a compelling proposition for both our UK and overseas customers.” 

Get in touch today with KM Packaging to see how we can help you find the right packaging solution to protect, present and preserve your food.

Do you have a question?
Call us on +44 (0) 1832 274944

Send us a quick enquiry

Click here to read our Privacy Policy
Submit
35 Years, 35 Reasons - Part 1
Originally created to meet the packaging needs of the confectionery market, the business has since flourished to offer one of the most diverse ranges...
35 Years and Counting!
KM Packaging was established in 1984, providing reliable packaging solutions to the global confectionery market, including flow wrap films, twist...
Introducing GAINKM
The strength of KM’s customer service team is a real point of difference in our markets, providing individual support to customers around the...
KM Packaging Shortlisted for Prestigious Business Award
Leading global supplier of flexible packaging and lidding films, KM Packaging, has been shortlisted in the highly competitive Export Business of the...
We are ready for Brexit
As we all know, membership of the European Union simplifies the flow of goods between us and our continental neighbours. Leaving on March 29th with...
Introducing ovenable flow wrap
We have extended our KOven range of films with new features and benefits for food manufacturers around the world.  With increasing consumer...

What our Customers say...

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipisci ng elit, sed diam nonummy nibh euismod

Make our KMKnowledge your knowledge

Our regular newsletter direct to your inbox, to read our data protection policy click here.