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About Heat Seal

Heat Seal manufactures a full line of packaging and process equipment for the food service and industrial packaging industries, all in Cleveland, Ohio. Heat Seal specializes in industrial packaging, food service equipment and stainless steel tables.


Seal with Integrity

At Heat Seal, we strive to provide quality products at a great price. Proudly Made in the USA, Heat Seal is committed to great customer service, high quality products and legendary reliability.

Heat Seal History

Heat Seal was founded in Cleveland, Ohio in 1950 as a stretch wrapping machinery and related products manufacturer.  Heat Seal's commitment to quality and innovation allowed the company to fast become a major machinery supplier for the supermarket industry. The continued success of Heat Seal in this market enabled the company to innovate and develop machines for different packaging methods.

In the late 1980's, Heat Seal directed its packaging machinery expertise toward the Shrink Packaging industry. Heat Seal applied the same winning formula of quality and innovation to Shrink Packaging. Quickly, Heat Seal became a major producer of manual and semi-automatic L Sealers and Shrink Tunnels, as well as Combination Shrink Systems.

In 1994, Heat Seal purchased Ampak, a leading manufacturer of Skin Packaging machinery and related products. This acquisition allowed Heat Seal to bypass years of product development and immediately become a full line industrial packaging machinery source.

AMPAK was founded in Cleveland, Ohio in 1966 as the original manufacturer of Skin packaging machinery and vertical bagger machinery. To this day, Ampak skin packaging and vertical baggers set the standard of quality and value in the industry.

Heat Seal and Ampak are a quality manufacturing source for packaging machinery in a multitude of packaging methods.  Since the acquisition, both companies have expanded and improved their existing product lines.  All product lines now offer many standard features, multiple sizes and a list of options second to none in the industry.

Over the last several years, Heat Seal has continued to innovate its packaging product.   A new line of Heavy Duty L Bar SealersHeavy Duty Shrink Tunnels and Heavy Duty Combo Systems have been designed to complement its current line and offer a full line of features.  Semi-Automatic and Automatic Bundlers have been developed to offer our customers more packaging options for bundling products manually or automatic.  For speed requirements in the shrink industry, our Automatic L Sealer and Shrink Tunnel Combo System has been introduced to help packagers take a step toward packaging automation.  

Heat Seal's latest innovation is the Energy Smart® Wrapper is a stretch film overwrapper with on demand sealing technology.  The new wrapper provides significant energy conservation, compared to old style stretch film overwrappers. 

Heat Seal introduced their all new HDX Combination Shrink Systems for their industrial segment.  The HDX machine have been designed from the ground up with all new features.  In this segment, the HSE Express is also brand new.   

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Heat Seal Company Summary: 

Heat Seal, LLC manufactures a full line of packaging and process equipment for the food service and industrial packaging markets.  Founded in 1950, Heat Seal is known for their food processing and packaging equipment, such as stretch film overwrappers, ScaleMates, pineapple peeler and corers, cheese cutters, and heavy duty stainless steel tables.  Heat Seal also specializes in shrink packaging equipment, and wrappers and bundlers for the consumer products and industrial markets.  After purchasing Ampak in 1994, Heat Seal expanded their reach into skin packaging and vertical bagging.  All products are manufactured within the USA.  Heat Seal's commitment to quality and innovation has allowed the company to continue to be the leader within the markets they serve. Heat Seal, LLC is located in Cleveland, Ohio.  

Heat Seal is a Proud Member of: 

PMMI, the leading global resource for packaging   

PMMI - PMMI is the leading global resource for processing and packaging.  Founded in 1933, PMMI, The Association for Packaging and Processing Technologies, is a trade association made up of more than 700 member companies that manufacture packaging, processing and packaging-related converting machinery, commercially-available packaging machinery components, containers and materials in the United States, Canada and Mexico. PMMI is the owner and producer of the global portfolio of the PACK EXPO shows, the world's leading processing and packaging shows.


FMI Food Marketing Institute   

FMI - Food Marketing Institute proudly advocates on behalf of the food retail industry. FMI’s U.S. members operate nearly 40,000 retail food stores and 25,000 pharmacies, representing a combined annual sales volume of almost $770 billion. Through programs in public affairs, food safety, research, education and industry relations, FMI offers resources and provides valuable benefits to more than 1,225 food retail and wholesale member companies in the United States and around the world. FMI membership covers the spectrum of diverse venues where food is sold, including single owner grocery stores, large multi-store supermarket chains and mixed retail stores.


NGA National Grocers Association   

NGA - The National Grocers Association (NGA) is the national trade association representing the retail and wholesale grocers that comprise the independent sector of the food distribution industry.  Also represented are affiliated associations, manufacturers, and service suppliers, as well as other entrepreneurial companies that support NGA's Mission and Philosophy. The meaning of “independent retailer” is more a question of ownership and philosophy of operation, rather than number of stores or type of format. An independent retailer is a privately owned or controlled food retail company operating a variety of formats. A few are publicly traded, but with controlling shares held by the family, and others are employee owned. Independents are the true “entrepreneurs” of the grocery/food industry and are dedicated to their customers, associates, and communities.


CFESA Commercial Food Equipment Service Association   

CFESA - The Commercial Food Equipment Service Association is the trade association of professional service and parts distributors. Founded in 1963, CFESA members promote the highest standards of professional service. With over 450 members representing all of North America, our members stock OEM parts-the best for any equipment-with access to an online inventory of millions of parts. CFESA Certified Technicians will deliver a higher first time fix rate, thereby keeping your downtime to a minimum. With nearly 3,000 CFESA Certified Technicians, there is a qualified technician in every area to get and keep your equipment up and always running.