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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

Global Food & Beverage Packaging Summit, Chicago

UBM Canon's Global Food & Beverage Packaging Summit returns to Chicago on 7th and 8th July, at the Intercontinental Chicago Magnificent Mile, Chicago, IL. 

This year's Summit gathers key players from leading Consumer Packaging Goods companies and includes 30 conference sessions, 50 presenters, an exhibitor-filled Showcase & exclusive networking event.

FORDS will be participating in the Summit, so if you are attending and wish to come and see us, please visit Duncan Harris and Nila Valvo in Booth 2 at the Supplier Showcase.