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BW Packaging Systems UK team

The BW Packaging Systems UK business represents the collective capabilities and experience of five packaging companies with a broad range of expertise including filling, closing, vertical bagging, flow wrapping, labelling, end of line equipment and integrated systems.

Backed by the strength of Barry-Wehmiller’s global business, our team has a strong local foundation, built upon more than 50 years of experience. This includes the talent of nearly 500 team members in six manufacturing locations and local parts-and-service centres across the UK.

BW Packaging Systems represents a long history of trusted UK brands –Rose Forgrove, Sandiacre, Harland, Graham & Sleevit, Fleetwood and CBI, amongst others –united into one packaging business, with a culture of measuring success by the way we touch people’s lives.

About the BW Packaging Platform


Since 1885, Barry-Wehmiller has been a trusted partner to packaging companies around the world. Among our various BW Packaging Systems businesses, we offer a broad range of expertise - from manufacturing, packaging and materials handling to process optimization, plant design and implementation, and more.

So whether you’re looking for a single piece of equipment or the design and installation of a fully integrated line, BW Packaging Systems will deliver a tailor-made solution to solve your unique packaging challenges.


Our collaboration with you doesn’t end once a machine is installed or a project is complete. We’ll be there by your side year after year to keep your plant running and your business moving forward. Our range of aftersale services include:

  • Remote Technical Support
  • Field Service
  • Replacement Parts
  • Upgrades
  • Rebuilds
  • Maintenance
  • Training
  • Pre-Owned Equipment

No matter which BW Packaging Systems company you partner with, our empowered team members will take the time to get to know you, your systems, and your production strategies and goals to provide you with Barry-Wehmiller’s trademark service and support. That’s because at the core of who we are as a company lies the commitment to making sure you know we care about you, are intentional about earning your trust, and are dedicated to helping you grow your business.

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