PINTRO Skewer Machines enable you to mount products onto a skewer easily and hygienically, without sacrificing the artisanal appearance of the kebab, brochette or shashlik. PINTRO has a solution for smaller and mid-sized businesses as well as for industrial use. Meat, poultry, fish, vegetables, fruit, candy… PINTRO skewers them all.

The appliance’s principle is a globally patented idea from a butcher who made skewers on a large scale and who devoted his time searching for a more efficient solution to produce skewers, without sacrificing their artisanal nature. In 2007, he joined hands with SMO to continue developing the device into a market-ready product.

In 2011, after having performed research for a couple of years, PINTRO successfully started with the commercialization of the product. Today, many businesses around the world are happily using PINTRO.

Since 2016 there is also an automated version of the skewer machine.

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The P160 is tailor made for butchers or other businesses that make brochettes, kebabs or shashliks on a smaller scale. The appliance is intended for 1 – 3 production sessions per week, starting from 30 brochettes per session.

CE approved, made of materials safe for food (mainly stainless steel and PE).

Measurements (L x W x H)
399 x 300 x 390 mm

9 kg

Nominal capacity
Up to 160 brochettes per hour

Number of operators
1 – 2

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The P480 is suitable for use in supermarkets, catering businesses, hotels and restaurants, canteens, industrial kitchens, party services, etc. The appliance is good for the production of a couple hundred brochettes daily.

CE approved, made of materials safe for food (mainly stainless steel and PE).

Measurements (L x W x H)
404 x 486 x 542 mm

18 kg

Nominal capacity
Up to 480 brochettes per hour

Number of operators
1 – 3

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The P720 is a solution for industrial, large and mid-sized meat processing businesses, catering companies and suppliers of brochettes to the snack and food industry. This appliance is suitable for making a couple thousand kebabs daily.

CE approved, made of materials safe for food (mainly stainless steel and PE).

Measurements (L x W x H)
701 x 423 x 543 mm

22 kg

Nominal capacity
Up to 720 brochettes per hour

Number of operators
1 – 4

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Advantages of the PINTRO Skewer machine


Work up to 2x faster!

One of the greatest advantages of PINTRO is its time-saving aspect. Customers’ experiences have already shown that – depending on the composition of the brochette – trained PINTRO users produce brochettes 30% to 90% faster than when they make them entirely by hand.


The appearance of the kebabs remains artisanal

The human factor, the feeling and the artisanal character are important to the PINTRO concept. Kebabs made by PINTRO look more artisanal than those that are made with an industrial machine or other existing devices. When, for example, a piece of meat or vegetable in the product tray is slightly too small, this automatically results in an asymmetric kebab with the current industrial machines, whereas the PINTRO Skewer Machines always centre the meat and the vegetables on the skewer.


The PINTRO is solely mechanical and safe to use

No electricity is needed for a PINTRO. With automatic machines in a damp environment, breakdowns occur sooner or later, which can make for dangerous situations. When there is a power outage at the business, PINTRO operators can simply continue to work.


The rhythm of work can be maintained longer

Ergonomics is a major advantage of the PINTRO concept. Every action that has to be performed is ergonomically tested and leads to a higher level of endurance.


Pricking your fingers is a thing of the past

Concentration wanes once in a while when someone has been making brochettes for a long time. As a result, people would accidentally prick their hand or fingers sometimes, which is not only painful, but also very unhygienic. PINTRO puts a stop to this issue.

The brochettes and vegetables stay pristine

As soon as multiple persons work simultaneously on one PINTRO machine, the PINTRO machine operator no longer comes into contact with the food. The brochettes and vegetables are therefore not soiled with marinade.

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