Market leading food solutions

Food Machinery

Vortex D1 Mono

Vortex Cook Quench Chill

Perfectly cooked Pasta, Rice, Noodles, Vegetables and more…

Ravioli Cappelletti Formers

Pasta Making & Forming

For the Finest Fresh & Filled Pasta

Continuous Belt Cookers

Continuous Belt Cookers & Chillers

Highly Efficient Complete Lines for Lasagne and Cannelloni production


Tray Sealing

Designed for maximum production and customer satisfaction

Torpedo 1000 Thermoformer


Perfectly cooked Pasta, Rice, Noodles, Vegetables and more…

Pasteurising & Chilling

Pasteurising, Drying & Chilling

Technically advanced design maximizing shelf life and quality of fresh pasta

What People Say


Through all stages from initial design though to handover the service from Vortech was very professional, and the final installation was of an extremely high build quality. Read full testimonial >>>

MidNorthern Ltd

Vortech installations are quick and carried out by a professional who knows the machine completely. I find Vortech a pleasure to deal with. Read full testimonial >>>

Controlled Engineering

The only piece of food processing equipment we have ever bought that did exactly what was stated from the day it hit the floor, and continues to do so!

Oscar Mayer Group

Where ever you might be on your tray sealing and packing journey I would have no hesitation in recommending Vortech to support your business. Read full testimonial >>>

Bearfields of London

The Vortex – an incredible piece of kit; Huge throughout, outstanding build quality and on a small foot print.


Please pass my thanks on to your team, for what has been a very professional and pleasurable project to work on with you.

Consultant to Greencore

Vortech have a wealth of experience in the field of Tray Sealing and Skin Packing and we were confident that we received good advice. They helped us to identify and specify our equipment and then offered us any support we might need with a dedicated engineer.

Llechwedd Meats

Vortech have been able to support our growth with new machines and additional equipment ensuring that we stay at the forefront of our business sector and are always in a position to meet the exacting requirements of our customers.

Bearfields of London

The experience and expertise of the team at Vortech and Tecna is reflected in the detail of the design. They are happy to encompass any additional input from their customers to ensure a truly bespoke build if required, and include any preferred components.


The Vortex was required within a tight deadline and Vortech, and their manufacturing partners Tecna, delivered a machine of exceptional quality with exacting requirements on time.

Consultant to Greencore

The vast experience of the team at Vortech within this area of the Food Processing Industry enabled our requirements to be fully interpreted and implemented within the installation.


Who We Are

About Us

Vortech are responsible for the Worldwide Sales and Service of the market leading Vortex continuous Cook, Quench and Chill (CQC) machinery. All of our machinery is manufactured at the Vortech owned company Tecna, based in Como, Italy.

Specialists since the 1920’s in the design and manufacture of all equipment related to Dry and Fresh Pasta: Pasta Making, Filling & Forming of Filled Pasta, Pasteurising, Drying, Chilling & Freezing, Complete lines for Lasagne and Cannelloni, and The Vortex.

Vortech have designed and supplied tray sealers to the food industry for over 30 years. Italian Pack, also in Como, Northern Italy are our partner and a leading manufacture of Tray Sealing, Lidding and Vacuum Packing equipment.

We offer our customers an extensive range of machines from Complete, Fully Automatic High Speed Lines, including Tray Denesting, Conveying, Tray Filling, Film Sealing and Lidding to a simple table Top Sealer. Applications include standard Air Closing, Modified Atmosphere Packaging (MAP) and Skin Packing.

The range represents Quality, Reliability, Value and Performance for both Industrial and Commercial purposes.

Vortech has long standing relationships with other companies highly specialised in the Pasta and Ready Meal sectors to ensure we can always offer a complete solution whatever the application!

The Vortech Team

The Blog


The only piece of food processing equipment we have ever bought that did exactly what was stated from the day it hit the floor,

and continues to do so!

Oscar Mayer Group


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