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Case-Sealing Equipment and High-Strength Tapes for the Packaging Industry

Industrial Adhesives & Tapes Division,
Building 225-3S-06,
St. Paul, MN 55144-1000,
United States of America

Industrial Adhesives & Tapes Division,
Building 225-3S-06,
St. Paul, MN 55144-1000,
United States of America

3M provides more than 60 years of experience in helping companies worldwide find better ways to improve the performance of packages and packaging operations. 3M is also your resource for bundling, reinforcing, labeling, and other solutions.

Case-sealing equipment for transporting packages

3M offers a wide selection of case sealers to make packaging for transportation easier and more productive in any size operation. From semi-automatic to fully automatic, 3M-Matic™ case sealers help improve productivity and reduce operating expense:

  • Bottom belt drive
  • Top and bottom drive
  • Side belt drive
  • Stainless steel
  • Accessories

Box-sealing tapes

Scotch® box-sealing tapes deliver convenience and dependability every time you use them. They’re built tough to resist score line breaking and center seam splitting even when boxes are handled roughly. The tape dispenses quickly and easily to save you time. You can trust 3M to deliver the best packaging tapes available, from trusted brands, including Scotch and Tartan™. The box-sealing tapes are available in a variety of lengths, widths, and colors to meet your specific needs:

  • General purpose
  • Performance
  • High-strength
  • Industrial grade
  • Superior performance

High-strength tape for strapping, bundling and reinforcing packages

3M has a wide range of high-strength tapes specifically designed for the bundling and reinforcing challenges faced in the industrial marketplace. Applications for these high-performance products can vary dramatically from tabbing the end lap of metal coils to stabilizing pallets to reinforcing large bulk containers or just a single carton. These tapes balance tensile strength and adhesive holding power, even under extreme conditions. The tapes provide secure, cost-effective solutions for a variety of strapping, bundling and reinforcing applications.

Diversified packaging and tape products

This group of products includes:

  • Package attachment and label protection products
  • Padded tape products
  • 3M ScotchPad™ carry handles (standard and custom-printed)
  • Scotch light duty film tapes

Stretchable load containment system

The 3M stretchable tape wrapper ST1000 along with Scotch stretchable tape 8886 is the system that proves less is more. Reducing waste and meeting sustainability goals are growing priorities for manufacturers and shippers around the globe. The 3M stretchable tape load containment system can reduce pallet packaging waste by up to 95%, while keeping your loads from tipping, shifting and vibrating. The result is less waste, more stability and greater productivity.

3M stretchable tape wrapper ST1000:

  • Programmable system can customize each pallet by box height, number of layers, load dimensions, wrapping pattern and more
  • Unique approach to load containment, taping over pallet corners and top corners reduces load vibration and stack resonance
  • Open containment pattern secures loads while maximizing ventilation
  • Integrated turntable automatically adjusts speed and returns to starting position when finished

Scotch stretchable tape 8886:

  • Cuts pallet packaging waste by up to 95% over conventional film systems
  • Solvent-free adhesive coating process helps meet your sustainability goals
  • Strong but gentle performance holds loads securely while keeping even corrugate from becoming damaged so you can reuse more of your boxes
  • Unstretched tape has enough adhesive to stick on contact to corrugate for easy starting; stick tape on starting point and wrapper automatically finishes the job

Manual tape dispensers

All Scotch and Tartan dispensers for box-sealing tapes, filament tapes, label protection tapes and pouch tapes are application-designed to meet the needs of the customer. Select from a variety of hand-held and heavy-duty pull and tear table-top dispensers.


Industrial Adhesives & Tapes Division

Building 225-3S-06


St. Paul, MN 55144-1000


United States of America