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Choose from our wide range of tapes for packing and sealing

At Macfarlane Packaging we can supply you a huge choice of tapes for packing, sealing and marking. Our packing tape products include traditional plastic packing tape as well as self-adhesive paper tape and gummed paper tape. Plus, you can choose reinforced tape if you need extra security in transit.

We can also supply a range of standard printed tapes such as fragile tape, as well as floor marking tapes and masking tapes.

All our tapes are available in a variety of widths and roll lengths, as well as different adhesive types. We can provide dispensing equipment too, making application a breeze.

Printed tape is also available from low minimum order quantities. Ask us for more information.

Explore our extensive range of packing tapes

Polypropylene Tape

Polypropylene Tape from Macfarlane Packaging. Image shows six rolls of clear packing tape made from polypropylene, stacked together.

Shop popular polypropylene packing tape. Choose from value, standard and eco options, available in six different roll with and sizes. A great low-cost sealing choice for your packaging.

PVC Vinyl Tape

PVC Vinyl Tape from Macfarlane Packaging. Image shows six rolls of brown packing tape made from PVC, stacked together.

Our PVC vinyl tape provides a premium packing tape option. Hard-wearing and durable, with solvent adhesive for long-lasting sealing. Choose from clear, brown and white vinyl tapes.

Paper Tape

Paper tape from Macfarlane Packaging. Image shows two rolls of brown paper packing tape.

Paper tape is an eco-friendly alternative to plastic tape. Shop gummed paper tape or self-adhesive paper tape – both of which can be recycled, so there’s no need to remove from boxes for disposal.

Machine Applied Tape

Machine applied tape from Macfarlane Packaging. Image shows one roll of brown machine tape, that is for use in line taping machines.

We can supply a wide range of machine applied tape, for use with automatic tape dispensers and in line tape machines. Hot melt and solvent adhesive options available.

Tape Dispensers

We stock an extensive range of tape dispensers for your sealing needs. Options include handheld dispensers, table top machines and fully automated solutions.

Download our FREE packing tape guide

Image shows the cover of Macfarlane Packaging's packing tape guide. It shows colourful blocks as well as two rolls of packing tape.

Our FREE guide to packing tape will help you:

  • Find information about different packing tape available from Macfarlane Packaging including polypropylene tape, paper tape and more.
  • Learn about packaging automation, packaging and recycling in relation to packaging tape.
  • Find answers to some of the frequently asked questions related to packing tape.
  • Help find the right packing tape solution for your business with guides to material type and packing tape adhesives.
tape automation from MacFarlane packaging

Tape automation

Speed up your sealing process with tape automation. Worktop and in-line solutions available. Get in touch to learn more.

FAQs about our packing tape products

What types of packing tape can Macfarlane Packaging provide?

At Macfarlane Packaging we have lots of packing tapes for you to choose from. These include:

  • Value Packing Tapes
  • Standard Packing Tapes
  • Premium PVC and Vinyl Packing Tapes PVC
  • Self-Adhesive Paper Packing Tape
  • Masking Tape
  • Gummed Paper Tapes
  • Coloured Tape
  • Printed Warning Tapes
  • Reinforced Filament Tapes
  • Tamper Evident Tapes
  • Machine Applied Tapes
  • Double Sided Tapes
  • Cloth Tapes
  • Floor Marking Tapes
Is paper tape better than plastic tape?

The kind of packing tape you need will depend on the product that you’re sealing.

There are lots of advantages to switching to paper tape, as it’s an easy way to remove plastic from your supply chain if that’s one of your sustainability goals. Click here to see 6 reasons to choose gummed paper tape.

Does Macfarlane Packaging sell tape dispensers?

Yes we sell a wide range of tape dispensers. We sell a range of manual / hand-held tape dispensers. Click here to watch our video that explains how to use a tape dispenser.

In addition to this we can provide desktop tape dispensers that rage from manual through to semi and fully automatic tape dispensing machines. These can be great for controlling the amount of taping material you use and speeding up packing.

For high-volume sealing, we can also support you with in-line taping automation. Contact us for more information.

Water activated paper tape demo video

You can have packing tape delivered to you from one of our regional distribution centres. UK delivery is available to and around the following locations:

Aberdeen, Aylesbury, Banbury, Barnsley, Bath, Bedford, Bicester, Birmingham , Bolton, Bradford, Bridgewater, Bridport, Bristol, Burton-upon-Trent , Cambridge, Chelmsford , Cheltenham, Chester , Chichester, Colchester Cornwall, Coventry, Crewe, Derby, Devon, Dewsbury, Dudley, Dundee, Durham, Edinburgh, Essex, Exeter, Fareham, Gateshead, Glasgow Glossop Gloucester, Grantham, Harlow, Heathrow, Hemel Hempstead, Hereford, High Wycombe, Horsham, Hull, Inverness, Isle of Wight, Kent, Kidderminster, Lancaster  Leamington Spa, Leeds, Lincoln, Liverpool , London , Luton , Manchester, Middlesborough, Milton Keynes, Newbury, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Norfolk, North Wales , Northampton, Nottingham , Oldham, Oxford , Plymouth, Reading, Salisbury, Sheffield, Shrewsbury, Shrewsbury, Slough, Somerset , Somerton, South Shields, South Wales, Stafford, Stockport , Stoke-on-Trent , Stratford-Upon-Avon, Sudbury, Sunderland, Surrey, Sussex , Teesside, Telford, Uxbridge, Wakefield, Walsall, Warrington, Warwick , Watford, Wigan, Windsor, Wolverhampton, Worcester, Wrexham, Yeovil, York.

You can also have packaging tape from Macfarlane Packaging delivered across Ireland and Continental Europe. Click to find your closest UK location or nearest Continental European site.