Canadian Packaging

Exclusive partnership agreements: MULTIVAC Canada extends its equipment portfolio

By MULTIVAC Canada Inc.   


Ontario, Oct. 12, 2022 – MULTIVAC Canada is pleased to announce exclusive partnership agreements with Slicetech and Metalquimia. Slicetech, based out of Rio Do Sul, Brazil, manufactures slicers suitable for small to medium sized producers. Metalquimia, based in Girona, Spain, is a leader in the manufacturing of injectors, massagers, whole muscle stuffers and a variety of cooking, defrosting and tenderizing equipment. MULTIVAC Canada will have exclusivity for the sale and support of these equipment ranges across the whole of Canada, commencing Oct. 14, 2022.

The addition of the Slicetech slicers to MULTIVAC Canada’s portfolio extends the reach of the company into processing of many items including bacon, deli, dairy and plant-based products. In conjunction with the larger MULTIVAC slicers already on offer, these machines will complete our slicer lineup with solutions for all sizes of producers. Ranging from simple manual machines to fully automatic systems, these slicers can fully integrate with our Multivac packaging equipment.

Slicetech was founded in 2004 with the purpose of developing customized equipment for their customers. Initially specializing in machines for cheese slicing and interleaving, their product lineup has grown significantly to include a full range of slicers that can be completely customized to a variety of different applications.

Metalquimia provides MULTIVAC Canada and its customers with the opportunity to access highly specialized machinery for the manufacturing of cooked, marinated and cured meat products, including clean label. Their equipment lineup includes versatile, highly automated, hygienic and safe production lines designed to reduce costs and improve yield. As a reputable international brand with a presence in over 90 countries, this partnership will allow our customers to access top-of-the-line equipment from a world-class provider.


Metalquimia was founded in 1971 and continues to be a family business to this day. Initially specializing in meat injectors and massaging machinery, they have continued to base their activity on technological innovation and search for the maximum quality, efficiency and automation of its wide range of production lines. They continue to develop and patent new technologies for all phases of the meat production process and intend to remain a market leader in this regard.

MULTIVAC Canada was established in 2007 to serve the entire Canadian market with its range of packaging, labelling, inspection and processing equipment, now also including Fritsch dough processing lines and MULTIVAC’s own packaging materials. With large, provincially based sales and service teams covering the country from East to West, it offers customer support unmatched in the Canadian food manufacturing sector and is well placed to add the Slicetech and Metalquimia range of equipment to its scope of supply. Customers will not only benefit from a wider coverage through larger sales and service networks but also have access to the comprehensive range of equipment that MULTIVAC Canada offers, including systems and automation solutions and project management.

MULTIVAC is one of the leading providers worldwide of packaging solutions for food products of all types, life science, and healthcare products, as well as industrial items. The MULTIVAC portfolio covers virtually all requirements of processors and producers in terms of pack design, output, and resource efficiency. It comprises a wide range of packaging technologies, as well as automation solutions, labellers, and quality control systems. The product range is rounded off with solutions upstream of the packaging process in the areas of portioning and processing, as well as bakery technology. Thanks to our extensive expertise in packaging lines, all modules can be integrated into complete solutions. This means that MULTIVAC solutions guarantee a high level of operational and process reliability, as well as efficiency. The MULTIVAC Group has approximately 6,900 employees worldwide, with some 2,300 based at its headquarters in Wolfertschwenden. With over 80 subsidiaries, the Group is represented on all continents. More than 1,000 sales advisors and service technicians throughout the world use their know-how and experience to the benefit of customers, and they ensure all installed MULTIVAC machines are utilized to their maximum. Further information can be found at:


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