Our company began life manufacturing spares, change parts and rebuilding making and packing machinery for the tobacco industry in 1983. We later developed our own range of new machines for packing cigarettes that are now well-known to the industry.

As the industry evolved we worked closely with our customers to provide successful packaging and product handling solutions for Other Tobacco Products and Next Generation Products. We can offer a range of standard equipment as well as the ability to provide completely bespoke solutions. Because of our flair for innovation and engineering excellence, our bespoke offering has earned us an excellent reputation in this sector.

Solutions for manufacturing the following;

Cigarettes

Making, hinged lid packing, shell and slide packing, shoulder box packing, softcup packing, tax stamping, wrapping, collating, cartoning and overwrapping.

Cigars

Making, hinged lid packing, shell and slide packing, shoulder box packing, softcup packing, tax stamping, wrapping, collating, cartoning and overwrapping.

Molasses

Dosing, flow wrapping, check weighing, carton erecting, tax stamping, wrapping, collating, cartoning and overwrapping.

Snus

Packing, tax stamping, wrapping, collating, cartoning and overwrapping.

Next Generation products: Heat not burn (HNB), e-liquids and other nicotine-based products

Product handling, packing, tax stamping, wrapping, collating, cartoning and overwrapping.

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Rebuilt MK9 and MAX S

CME offer a rebuilt and upgraded MK9 and MAX-S cigarette making combination to high mechanical and electrical specifications.

300 HLP

The CME 300 HLP draws on the technology used in our successful 225 HLP and is able to produce up to 300 standard packs per minute by using a twin track filler bed system.

Rebuilt GDX2

We offer X2 packers, including fully rebuilt machines, audits, PLC conversions & format kits. We also provide bespoke modification on the machinery for producing niche & novel products.

Tax Stamper

Four variants of the Tax Stamper are available. As well as accommodating the stamp positions we have a range of flexible machines to apply stamps to bottles, tubs and larger cartons or tins.

Stamper

Flexible Wrapper

The Flexible Wrapper has been proven in many different and demanding production environments. Easy to operate, it has an operating speed in excess of 300 packs/minute, it is ideal for soft packs, hard packs and tin applications

Size Change and Format Kits

Please contact us to discuss any format or size change projects you may have, for systems including Molins MK9, Hauni MAX-S, Hauni HCF, Molins HLP’s, ITM HLP’s, Molins Stampers, Marden Edwards overwrappers, CME machinery.

225 HLP

The 225 HLP is available as a new build or an upgrade of existing equipment. It is suitable for single and double bundle packets and produces 225 packs per minute on standard product.

Rebuilt GDX1

We offer GD soft cup packers, including fully rebuilt, rewired and upgraded machines, audits, PLC conversions and format kits.

Standard Wrapper

The Wrapper has been well-proven in many different and demanding production environments. It is easy to operate, has an operating speed in excess of 300 packs per minute and is ideal for soft packs, hard packs and tin applications

Cartoner

Our standard Cartoner is robust, efficient and easy to use and maintain. It is able to produce a wide range of carton shapes and packet collations at a speed of up to 42 cartons per minute.

Bespoke Solutions

CME offers a fast, reliable, flexible customer-focused approach to developing bespoke cannabis packaging and automation solutions.