Providing superior tray overwrapping and lidding, vacuum skin packaging, horizontal form fill sealing, weigh price labeling, and case scale machinery to customers in the red meat industry allows for an increase in production rates while maintaining safety standards and preserving the integrity of the meat products.

To ensure that red meats, like steak, ground beef, and hamburger pre-formed patties are packaged with a secure seal to meet the stringent safety standards, Ossid offers a wide range of vacuum skin packaging, tray lid, and thermoform solutions. Ideal applications for the red meat industry include VSP skin on board for steaks and higher end cuts. Thermoform is another popular packaging type for ground products and single serve portions.

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Steak VSP on Board

ReeTray 30 Semi Automatic Tray Sealer - Hamburger

The ReeTray 30 is a semi-automatic tray sealing machine designed to meet the production needs of small to medium size processors. It is also ideal for large processors who test market products in a laboratory setting prior to product launch.

This tray sealing system is an entry level machine capable of producing ambient, modified atmosphere packaging, and vacuum skin pack. Features on this system include stainless steel construction, manual or semi-automatic drawer feed, and interchangeable tooling that delivers fast changeover between tray sizes.

Whether you’re packaging steaks or hamburger meat, this machine can easily meet your packaging requirements while maintaining the integrity of the product.

Each of the vacuum skin packaging tray sealing machines available from Ossid offer customers in the red meat industry with quick, easy to use, and sanitary meat packaging solutions.

The ReeMatic Series is a fully automatic tray sealer with multiple lanes for tray loading. A tray transport system features push rods guiding trays down the line in a step by step movement, leading onto the defined die-set position.

500Si Stretch Overwrapper - Steak

For a high-speed tray overwrapping solution, the 500Si produces tightly wrapped case ready red meat packages at speeds up to 120 packages per minute. This system features consistent, tightly wrapped packaging, quick changeover, high speeds, versatile tray sizes, PVC stretch film capabilities, stainless steel construction meeting sanitary and safety standards, servo driven technology and microprocessors to reduce downtime and maintenance, and much more. This cost-effective tuck and fold high speed stretch overwrapper is ideal for space-constrained environments.

Ossid works with a variety of industries to meet unique product packaging needs. With years of experience working with customers in the red meats industry, Ossid offers efficient packaging solutions in a number of packaging formats for small, medium, and large size processors.

Material Considerations for Red Meat Packaging

Material selection is dependent on a variety of factors including, but not limited to type of product, anticipated shelf life, shipping method and duration, package style format, and type of equipment used. An Ossid sales representative can help you determine which package format would be most suitable for your needs.

Films – PVC (or similar) for overwrap, Barrier lidding or VSP for tray seal, wide variety for HFFS, vacuum/ shrink bags for vacuum chamber

Trays – Polystyrene, Plastic, Cardboard

Ossid Equipment Ideal for Red Meat Packaging

Ossid is the industry leader for leak-resistant tray sealing for case-ready products, flexible packaging for healthcare, horizontal thermoform, fill and seal equipment, weigh/price labeling equipment and case scales. Catering to customers of all sizes around the world, Ossid’s packaging solutions are ideal for fresh and processed meats, produce, convenience foods, consumer goods, and medical devices. Ossid is a product brand of ProMach, a global leader in packaging line solutions. As part of the ProMach Flexibles & Trays business line, Ossid helps our packaging customers protect their reputation and grow the trust of their consumers. ProMach is performance, and the proof is in every package.