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The Story Behind SIAT Packaging Machinery

Browsing around the Holmes Mann website, it will soon become apparent that we are a major distributor of SIAT packaging machinery. But who is SIAT and what can the company offer if you are thinking about boosting your packaging operations?


The Company

SIAT SpA is an Italian company specialising in the production of packaging machinery. Its machinery has become renowned for its performance, use of technological innovation and reliability.

The SIAT company was launched in 1972 and now produces over 11,000 machines each year. These include case erectors and case sealers, stretch wrappers, and shrinking machines. The company’s aim is to use the best and most forward-thinking technology to offer easy-to-use, efficient solutions to improve packaging performance. The delivery of just such machinery has led to SIAT packaging machines being sold in over 65 countries across the world. The company also produces stretch film and tape dispensers, strapping trolleys, printing machines and slitter rewinders to satisfy consumers and companies who trust one of the best-known names in the packaging machinery sector.

The Bigger Picture

SIAT SpA is part of the MJ Maillis group of companies, which specialises in the manufacturing and distribution of secondary packaging systems, materials and machinery. These include those focussed on case handling, wrapping and strapping, as well as on hand strapping tools. The MJ Maillis group has its headquarters in Athens, Greece, but operates in almost 20 countries in Asia, North America and Europe. The group has a turnover of around 280 million euros and employs more than 1,500 people. It has 18 subsidiaries and seven manufacturing plants and maintains a commercial presence in more than 80 countries around the world.

The Products

MJ Maillis strapping systems include strapping machines, strapping tools, textile bands and strapping consumables. Its wrapping systems offerings feature both stretch film and stretch wrapping machines, whilst its case handling systems portfolio includes case packers, case erectors, case sealers, tape dispensers, hand packing stations and flexographic machines. At Holmes Mann, we distribute a range of SIAT packaging machinery, including case/box sealers, case/box erectors, pallet stretch wrappers and case sealers.

The SIAT UK case sealers available range from entry-level carton sealers to those designed to cope with larger or more sophisticated demands. Holmes Mann also distributes a variety of SIAT UK Pallet Wrapping machines, including the SIAT UK F1, the SIAT UK DW2 and the WR100 semi-automatic mobile machine, and case erectors such as the PS50-TB Carton Former Sealer and the F144 Case Erector.

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