About  OAL

OAL supply market leading engineering solutions to the food manufacturing industry.

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Processing Projects

OAL have a 25-year history of supplying turnkey material handling and processing projects to blue chip UK food manufacturers. Food manufacturers trust OAL to deliver liquid and dry material processing projects up to a value of £5 million where proven experience, design excellence, automation, quality and outstanding support are valued. This also includes Steam Infusion; OAL’s heating, mixing and homogenising disruptive technology that uses steam as the motive force.


OAL Connected

OAL Connected provides market-leading label and date code verification systems installed on over 1,200 packing lines, ensuring full compliance with retailer’s codes of practice. Once protected, food manufacturers can achieve fast payback using the OAL Connected modules to add OEE productivity measurement, connectivity to line equipment, QA checking, traceability and paperless recording.

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APRIL Robotics

Our team are world leaders in using proven robotic equipment to provide next generation food manufacturing preparation and processing systems. The systems currently support dry weighingA to B transport, blending and full processing kitchens. The APRIL™ robotic modules interconnect allowing users to start small with an initial investment of circa £50,000.

"Food Is Life"

Customers have guided us with distinct requirements for each sector allowing each team to work as a focused fast moving group dedicated to their specific market. The OAL tradition of trust, fairness and investment in our people bonds our teams. We strive to keep our customers ahead and future-proofed by leading multiple R&D projects currently valued at £4.5 million aimed at developing tomorrow's tried and trusted.