PA and Versatile Packaging form partnership in Irish market

British manufacturer, PA which has a virtually unrivalled reputation for quality and choice in the tray sealing market across the UK, and further afield is setting out on an exciting road which it hopes will give it similar prestige in targeted export markets.

The company has signed an exclusive agreement with Versatile Packaging based in Co Monaghan, Ireland to represent PA and its range of tray sealing and pot filling machines in the Irish market.

Versatile Packaging was chosen due to its reputation as a professional, reliable and service oriented organisation with an ability to offer local aftermarket service and support. Versatile have fully trained service engineers out in the field to support customers 24/7. Spare parts can be ordered using PA’s online spares website which gives 24 hour online access to an exclusive members area showing only the specific customers tooling, full order tracking, secure SagePay card payment.

Packaging Automation’s Commercial Director Sam Ashton is adamant there are major markets waiting to be tapped in Ireland. She said “I know that our innovative, flexible, high speed machinery will be well received by a customer base going through a period of rapid change. We are seeing many products moving to new packaging formats such as film sealed trays and plastic pots which give consumers greater convenience

She added: ‘‘We were extremely impressed with the reputation that Versatile Packaging has within the packaging machinery sector and coupled with their experience of working with other established manufacturers gave us every confidence in developing our business relationship.”

For further information please contact:
Packaging Automation Ltd:
Claire Carless
Marketing Assistant
claire.c@pal.co.uk

Packaging Automation Ltd
Parkgate Industrial Park
Knutsford
Cheshire
WA16 8XW
01565 755000
www.pal.co.uk

Background

Packaging Automation Ltd was established in 1963 and is a leading UK manufacturer of tray sealing and pot filling and sealing machinery.

PA can offer customers a tray sealer or pot filler for a wide range of applications in the food industry including fresh produce packing such as salad, tomato, strawberry and soft fruit packing, fish, seafood, meat and chicken packing (including vacuum packing and skin packing), ready meal sealing and packing, and pot or tub denesting, filling and sealing for puddings and sauces.
Full packing lines can be specified and installed to include tray denesting, conveyoring, tray filling, film sealing including modified atmosphere packing (MAP) facilities. Foil tray sealing as well as plastic tray sealing can be accommodated on all machines as standard.