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Innovative Closures

Fords capless sealing offers a unique combination of innovative design, hermetic seal, easy opening, tamper evidence and low cost.

Creating Fords Closures

Fords foil caps are produced from rollstock foil in our customer’s plant. Caps are formed and applied onto containers using Fords equipment.

Sealing Systems

Fords use conduction and induction technology to build a range of cutting edge sealing systems, in rotary and inline configurations


Fords foil closures can be sealed to plastic, glass and metal containers, in cold & hot filling and for in-pack thermal process.

Learn About Fords Packaging Systems

FORDS are capless sealing solution specialists. The company has worldwide expertise in developing integrated packaging solutions which incorporate the design, production and capless sealing of foil closures onto containers. Fords has supported the world’s food and beverage industry for more than 90 years and has strong global partnerships with packaging manufacturers and equipment builders.

Latest News
US Governor Scott Walker Visits Fords

Fords was delighted to host a visit by Scott Walker, Governor of Wisconsin USA as part of a trade mission to the UK. Welcoming Governor Walker to Fords, CEO Laura Whincup said 'Fords has supported the world’s food & beverage market for more than 90 years and we export 90% of our products globally, with the USA representing our single largest market. I am delighted to welcome the Governor and look forward to our future US collaborations'.

Governor Walker was accompanied Reed Hall, Secretary and CEO of Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation and by his economic development team.  They were also joined by Richard Fuller, Member of Parliament for Bedford; Dave Hodgson, Mayor of Bedford Borough; Mark Oakley, Head of Economic Development at Bedford Borough Council and the Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Bedfordshire.

Link to Governor Walker Press Release

Link to Richard Fuller MP comment

Link to Packworld article

General Mills Visits Fords

General Mills (Minneapolis, MN), a long standing FORDS Packaging Systems customer, visited our factory in Kempston this week to conduct the Factory Acceptance Tests of their refurbished dual press and chute capping systems. The systems combine two twin tool FS capping presses into a single chute. Their decision to significantly upgrade their existing FORDS machinery reinforces our shared commitment to each other, and strengthens our relationship for many more years to come.