Mettler Toledo Safeline is the global market leader in Metal Detection for the food, pharmaceutical, and nutraceutical processing and packaging industries. Safeline Metal Detection solutions offer maximum detection sensitivity with minimum false rejects.

In Canada, Safeline metal detectors are Represented by Shawpak Systems. We offer over 37 years of experience in the product inspection industry. Safeline Metal Detectors are supported with the largest technical Force across Canada.

Safeline Metal Detectors for food processing can inspect product in all formats including packaged conveyorized food products, bulk powder or granular materials, and liquids, pastes and slurries. Systems enable compliance with food safety and legislative standards.

Safeline pharmaceutical and nutraceutical Metal Detectors provide self-contained inspection systems for use with all tablets, capsules and pharmaceutical powders. These systems ensure compliance with validation, qualification, and regulatory requirements such as CFR21.

Mettler Toledo Safeline metal detectors support compliance with the GFSI standards and external codes of practice including:

  • BRC (British Retail Consortium)
  • IPS (International Food Standard)
  • SQF 2000 (Safe Quality Food)
  • PSSC 22000
  • FSMA
  • Major Retailer Standards


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Rectangular Aperture

Rectangular aperture metal detectors are designed for conveyorized products and general metal detection applications


Pharmaceutical metal detectors are for tablets, capsules and pharmaceutical powders.


Pipeline metal detectors are for liquid, paste and slurry product applications.

Gravity Flow

Gravity fall metal detectors are perfect for free flowing powders and granular products.

Vertical Packaging

Vertical packaging metal detectors (previously named ZMFZ or Zero Metal Free Zone metal detectors) are for vertical packaging applications.