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  • Case Study: 10 New Strapping Machines for Crown Packaging UK PLC Gordian Strapping, one of the UK’s leading end-of-line specialists in pack and pallet securement, has supplied 10 new OMS Side Seal Compression Strapping Machines to Crown Packaging UK PLC. 7 have been installed at Crown Bevcan in Botcherby, Carlisle and 3 at Crown Braunstone in Leicestershire. Read More

  • 26 February 2014

    Gordian has 13 skilled Service Engineers located across the UK who install, commission and maintain our equipment. Our engineers are cross trained on our whole range of machinery, carry most spares in their vehicles, and aim to resolve any breakdowns on their first visit. We take Health & Safety very seriously a...

  • 20 February 2014

    Strapping Since the 1990’s most strap is produced using PP or PET. Plastic strap became available from the 1960’s, before this Woven Strap or Steel strap were the main materials used to strap. Woven Strap is generally made from polyester or rayon yarns woven together and bonded in a hot melt process, it i...

  • 19 February 2014

    After nearly 25 years of service for Gordian as a Finance Director we would like to wish Paul Marsh a very Happy Retirement. Many Congratulations Paul, Good Luck!  

  • Machines Strapping Machines can generally be divided into two categories: Machines to strap individual packs, and machines to strap palletized goods (Pallet Strappers). These machines can apply either a vertical or a horizontal strap around a pack or pallet. Machines to strap individual packs are available i...

  • Stretch Hooding and Shrink Hooding are common methods of packaging palletized products. Stretch and Shrink hoods can provide load stability and protection from dust ingression or infestation. Shrink & Stretch Hooding: Comparison of Films and Machinery Shrink Hooding involves applying a heat shrinkable, gussete...

  • OMS S.p.A, based in Milan and established in 1949, has a long tradition of designing and manufacturing end-of-line packaging machinery. The Pallet-Less Packaging System is one of OMS’ most innovative solutions, and several have been supplied to cement companies worldwide. The system enables cement companies t...

  • Gordian is re-launching its range of semi-automatic strapping machines. Customers can choose from the i-10, the JK-2 and the D-53X2. All 3 machines have fixed parcel stops and a special soft tension mode for delicate packs. Also, the seal time can be extended on all 3 machines to seal heavier grade strap o...

  • 31 January 2014

    Wishing Dave Thomas a very Happy Retirement after nearly 40 years of service for Gordian as a Field Service Engineer. Many Congratulations Dave, Good Luck!  

  • The main reasons for using strapping are as follows: Security - strapping improves pack security by making it more difficult to open and easier to spot evidence of pilferage. To seal a pack, i.e. strapping a lid onto a carton of some kind, or keeping folding flaps closed. Stability - strapping improves pac...