There are various types of sealing and packaging machinery. There are machines that can be used for pouches, boxes, packs, cartons, trays, bags, jars, containers and tubes. Sealing helps in the packaging and preservation of food, perishable or organic materials and other products. There are large hydraulic commercial sealing machines and smaller models that are used in small businesses. Some machines have features such as automatic functions, shrink-wrapping, and vacuum sealing, depending on the use of the sealing machine. Sealing equipment usually requires additional sealing supplies such as tapes, strips, films and bags or pouches that come in various sizes, depending on the type of machine you purchase.
You can buy sealing machines from sealing machine manufacturers, distributors, sellers, importers, wholesalers, suppliers, factories and even machine traders. You can:
- Search online for manufacturers, suppliers, distributors even resellers.
- Ask referrals from machine manufacturers and suppliers.
- Use the telephone directory and search under machines and equipment.
- Choose and order from machine product catalogs.
- Visit machine and equipment stores.
- Look for auctions of new or used machines.
- Refer to newspaper advertisements.
Before making a purchase, make sure to consider the reliable quantity of sealing, flexibility of use of the machine for various sizes and purposes, limits of sealing length, reasonable structure, the convenience of operation weight if the machine were to be transported, cost of the actual machine, cost of supplies needed, shipping and delivery costs, guarantees for repairs and other features that should fit your need.
It is also suggested that you see how the machine functions and ask the manufacturer or supplier for the names of companies that currently use the same model of the sealing machine you intend to purchase. This way you can check if the features suit your needs.
China is one of the top suppliers of sealing products and sealing machines around the world. Below is a list of various manufacturers and suppliers based in China, of sealing related products such as sealing materials, sealing machines, sealing rings and sealing strips.
- Wenzhou Welton Machinery, Ltd., Zhejiang, China, supplier of carton sealing machines
- ETON Electromechanical Co., Ltd., Guangdong, China, fully automatic stainless steel cup sealing machines
- Zhejiang Hongzhan Packing Machinery Co., Ltd., Zhejiang, China, manufacturer of continuous sealing machine
- Utien Pack Co., Ltd., Zhejiang, China, automatic ultrasonic plastic tube sealing machine supplier
- Zhengzhou Ocean Packaging Machinery Co., Ltd., Henan, China, manufacturer of soft tube filling and sealing machines
- Ruian Huadong Packing Machinery Co., Ltd., Zhejiang, China, automatic side sealing and shrink packing machine manufacturer
Other manufacturers and suppliers come from India, Taiwan and Bangladesh.
Sealing is not only done in packaging but in walls and flooring to fill in gaps in ceramic tiles, concrete, asphalt or wax coatings, in rooms, houses or driveways as well. Different suppliers and manufacturers provide the sealing machines and materials used for this type of sealing needs.