FAQ's

Why choose Riggs Autopack ?

Established in the 1940's, Riggs Autopack is an industry respected British manufacturer. We are an award winning company and pride ourselves on being people you can work with; friendly, professional, trustworth and knowledgeable. We manufacture a first class product and each client receives the same impeccable standard of service.

 
What type of equipment do you manufacture & who do you supply ?

We manufacture volumetric depositors and filling machines, transfer pumps and conveyor filling lines, predominantly for the food production industry. Clients range from artisans and start-up companies planning to use a semi-automatic filling machine for the first time, through to national food groups using conveyor filling lines. Due to the versatility of our equipment, they're also suitable for many non-food industries.


Do Riggs Autopack manufacture the machines in Britain ?

Yes. We are a very proud British manufacturer. We design and build our entire range of depositors and filling equipment in-house at our 50,000 sq ft factory in Nelson, Lancashire.

 
What type of products can your depositors dispense ?

Our machines are designed for liquid, semi-liquid and products with suspended particulates. Due to the high quality seals and components used throughout, they can deposit cold, ambient and hot products up to 120 degrees Celcius. Nb. Our machines are not suitable for dry goods.

 
What type of containers can your depositors deposit into ?

Our machines accurately deposit product into most types / size / shape of container such as jars, bottles, pots, tubs, buckets, jerry cans, ready meal trays, foils, cake tins, shaped moulds, cartons, sachets, pouches and bags. 

 
Do your machines damage delicate products or particulates ?

No. Due to the bespoke design and high quality components used throughout, our machines provide damage free product depositing.


How are your machines powered ?

Our machines require pneumatic compressed air for use. We can provide fully pneumatic, electrical PLC or servo drive control.