Gainsborough Engineering Company: Automatic packaging machinery engineers

Business and Industry Today is extremely pleased to present Gainsborough Engineering Company with the highly coveted Company of the Year feature. This is due to the rapid development the company has experienced since its inception, and it continuous commitment to innovate its product range and remain a leading competitor within its ever-expanding field.

1Located in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, on the Corringham Road Industrial Estate, Gainsborough Engineering Company was founded over 40 years ago.

Primarily an engineering company that specialises in the manufacture of vertical form fill and sealmachines; this innovative company also manufactures conveyors and rotaryvolumetric cup fillers. Gainsborough Engineering Company designs,manufactures, assembles, tests and installs all of its revolutionary machines. In-house the company has design and detail facilities as well as a comprehensive electronic software facility where it’s highly experienced staff write programmes for Gainsborough and associated equipment.


“We have a Service  department that commissions the equipment and trains the operatives and engineers on how to use and programme the machines/systems. Service Contracts are available to all customers,” Sales Director Adrian Shenton tells us.

Gainsborough Engineering Company’s range of vertical form fill and seal machines is based on a modular concept in which the frame size is determined by the bag size. The optional components are then selected by the user enabling them to achieve maximum flexibility in their choice of machine requirements to match their specific needs.


Further flexibility within the range enables the user to specify the type of drive, pneumatics, plc and electronics. Block Bottom attachments, Valve Applicators, Gas Flushing, Carry Handles, TearStrips and a choice of printers are just a small example as to what the company has to offer.

Gainsborough Engineering Company’s main customers include Nestlé, Royal Mint, Cadbury’s, British Bakels, Samworth Brothers, Kerry Foods and also small functiona lcompanies such as Sweetsfor Life, Michaels WholeFoods and Burns Pet Nutritional Foods.

The highly reputable company has a programme of continual improvement and agents that sell throughout Europe, the African Continent and Southern Hemisphere.

“We are actively looking to take on pro-active agents and work in close harmony with other key engineering companies that work within mainly within the food/ingredient sector,” says Adrian.


Due to Gainsborough Engineering Company being a privately owned company that manufactures its ownequipment, it is able to be flexible in order to satisfy its customer’s needs.The majority of those working for Gainsborough Engineering Company have worked within the packaging industry for many years. This means the quality of advice and experience that the groundbreaking company can offer its clients is second to none.


“Our product range covers the entire packing arena from grammes up to 25 kilograms. We are active within many industries; food (fresh and frozen), liquids,powders and solids, hardware, pharmaceutical, confectionary, electrical and building industry.”

Wish to know more about the innovative Gainsborough Engineering Company? Then why not contact them on any of the numbers below to speak to a memberof the dedicated team.

Adrian Shenton – Sales Director

Tel: 01427 617677

Mob: 07971 121588




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