Zipper/Reclosure Applications(23 companies)
Equipment that is incorporated into vertical or horizontal form/fill/seal equipment that applies a reclosable strip or feature to individual packages. The reclosable feature allows consumers to open and re-seal the bag or pouch using a zipper or reclosure feature, rather than having to permanently rupture the package seal. Are you planning to buy new bagging, pouching or wrapping equipment? Here are some guidelines for what to consider when planning your next purchase.
Batching Systems, Inc.
The Bagmaster® Series of vertical form/fill/seal machines offers flexibility for running different types of film and versatility for system integration to any type of packaging machine. Designed for short or long production runs, machines are designed for heavy-duty applications including frozen food, hardware, toy and industrial product applications, machines run at speeds of up to 100 cycles per minute, depending on the model. The Bagmaster® 250 or 400 Vertical Form, Fill, and Seal Bagging Machine makes bags out of flat stock film, with the bag formed around the product.
Bedford Industries, Inc.
In addition to clip, tie, and tag appliers, Bedford Industries makes reclosure applicators including the Roll N Close Applier, a machine designed to add an intuitive reclosable feature to unfilled plastic, paper, or PET bags. Simply load Bedford spooled tie material that already has pressure-sensitive adhesive and adjust the settings. This semi-automatic machine is capable of applying reclosures up to 30 bags per minute.
Black Forest Packaging Solutions, LLC
Black Forest Packaging Solutions manufactures intermittent-motion form/fill/seal (f/f/s) equipment including the LiquidMaster machine for single, dual or multi-component filling of liquid, viscous or solids into a flexible bag, featuring high output speeds, stainless steel washdown/sanitary design, and PowerClean Xtreme squeeze roller technology for clean seals and air removal. Black Forest Packaging Solutions machines are used in such applications as poultry, seafood, meat, individual quick freezing (IQF) products, snack foods, powders and granules, candy, coffee, pasta, fresh produce, dry beans, pet food, hardware and more. Machines handle a wide range of bag styles from pillow bag and pillow bags with zippers to flat bottom, doy pouch, 3- and 4-side seal bags, coffee valve bags, bags with top carry handles and others.
Bodolay Packaging Machinery
Bodolay Packaging Machinery’s horizontal form/fill/seal runs at speeds up to 100 ppm. Optional features of the hf/f/s system include zipper applicator and gusset former options as well as non-wash down or wash down versions. Machine handles dry and wet food snacks, as well as pet foods, shredded cheese, cosmetics, toiletries, powders, hardware, seeds and tobacco products.
Butler Automatic, Inc.
The SP1 offers a compact and highly efficient automatic splicing solution for a variety of packaging processes, including vertical form fill seal (VFFS), horizontal form fill seal (HFFS), and overwrap machines. The SP1 is designed with easy to replace wear parts and engineered to provide a fast return on investment.
CP Packaging, LLC
CP Packaging’s VisionPak™ horizontal form/fill/seal (hf/f/s) machine covers the gamut of packaging applications, from zipper to semi-rigid, flexible and vacuum skin packaging.
Dispac supplies a vertical sachet filler that is designed for filling and sealing of sachets or bags for food and beverages. This form/fill/seal equipment can be easily integrated into a production line.
Formost Fuji Corporation
Horizontal form/fill/seal (hf/f/s) systems from Formost Fuji are designed for easy maintenance, easy film change and reduced film routes. Hf/f/s systems feature user-friendly wide touch panels. High-speed rotary and box motion models and sanitary design models are available. Featured hf/f/s systems include the VX II horizontal flow wrap machine for flexible packaging. With increased product height capability of up to 7.75 inches or taller, the wrapper is specifically designed to package various sizes of product for a variety of industries.
Fres-co System USA Inc.
As part of its flexible packaging system approach, Fres-co offers automatic vertical form/fill/seal (VFFS) machines that efficiently transform rollstock into formed bags or pouches that are filled with precisely weighed contents and sealed. Machines come in multiple bag configurations (Corner Seal®, square or cathedral top) and can utilize a variety of filling options and closure formats. Applications include packaging for coffee, other dry products or liquid foods and beverages.
Grupo Empac SA de CV
Grupo Empac SA DE CV presents its line of vertical and horizontal form/fill/seal equipment.
Harpak-ULMA Packaging, LLC
Flow wrapping machines from Harpak-ULMA Packaging are designed to be versatile and cost-effective packaging equipment. Varieties include horizontal form fill and seal (HFFS), vertical form fill and seal (VFFS), horizontal bagging, pillow-pouch wrapping, stretch, seal and flow-pack. HFFS is suitable for primary packaging of individual products (whether flat or irregularly shaped) in the food products, medical, industrial and other consumer goods sectors. Well suited to high-volume production, and a producer of minimal waste, flow-wrapping enables packaging of large orders in very short time frames. Easy to change over from one packaging size to another with no tooling changes. Harpak-ULMA Packaging offers a full line of flow wrapping machines built to meet the customer’s packaging needs.
Matrix Packaging Machinery, Inc.
Matrix Packaging Machinery offers a wide range of vertical form/fill/seal (VFFS), horizontal form/fill/seal (HFFS), stick pack, and sachet type packaging machines. Machines run various sizes and bag types, such as pillow, flat bottom, gusset, quad, bag-in-bag, zipper, spout, as well as three- and four-sided seal bags. Featured among these is Matrix’s high-speed VFFS machine designed with longevity and speed in mind; system runs at cycle speeds to 140 bpm. The compact, modular, and robust INV Pack BY3 EVO multilane stickpack machine is for low to medium production operations, with minimal investment required. Output ranges from 210 stick packs per minute for a three-lane operation to 490 per minute with seven lanes.
Omori North America
Omori manufacturers entry-level to high-speed horizontal form/fill/seal (HFFS) machines for a wide variety of applications in the food, medical, consumer and confectionery industries.
Pacmac manufactures four distinct models of vertical form/fill/seal (vf/f/s) equipment. The Pacmac 9500B3 is a high-speed vf/f/s machine featuring multiple choices of filler tubes designed to produce conventional three-sided pinch-seal style bags in dimensions of up to 15″ X 19″ (flat) and 15″ X 30″ (pillow style). In addition, the 9500B3 machines can easily be upgraded with a zipper application at any time. The Pacmac 2015B runs conventional style pillow bags at rates of up to 120 bags/min. Pacmac 2016 runs conventional style pillow bags with widths of up 12.5″ and length up to 30″ at speeds of up to 140 bags/min. The 9500B3 vf/f/s, designed to interface with all scales and fillers, produces three-side pinch seals.
PFM Packaging Machinery Corporation
PFM Machinery offers a wide variety of models of horizontal and vertical form/fill/seal (f/f/s) packaging equipment including turnkey pouching lines. Vf/f/s machines handle pillows, gusseted bags, stand-up pouches, three-sided seals and more.
Plan IT Packaging Systems
Plan It Packaging presents their family of Mars Vertical series vertical bagging machines, which are designed for mid-range and high-speed packaging and are capable of handling both small and large bag sizes. These machines use the latest technology to seal a wide range of film types, structures, and styles, and are used in packaging everything from candy and snack food to vegetables, fruits, cheese, poultry, pet food, bakery items, cannabis, vitamin gummies, pharmaceuticals, frozen foods, and grains. In addition to the Mars Vertical series, Plan It Packaging also offers a range of horizontal form/fill/seal machines that can produce stand-up DOY pouches, as well as 3-sided seal and 4-sided seal pouches with zipper closures, and shaped pouches requiring die cuts. These machines are used in applications for food, pharmaceuticals, life sciences products, liquids, and more, and can use laminated roll stock film to create a variety of pouch styles, eliminating the need for pre-made bags and reducing material inventory costs. Customers can choose from a range of available options, including gas flush, hole punch, middle capping device, shaped bag molding device, stand-up pouch former, tare notch, vacuum station, zipper applicator, and rigid spout inserter, among others.
PPi Technologies Group
PPi Technologies manufactures a range of form/fill/seal equipment the SN Machinery form/fill/seal zipper and spout machines and RadPak vertical pouch designs with zipper. Both systems offer code dating, scales, pumps and more for applications in food, pet food, beverages, pharmaceuticals, non-food, household, personal care. For stick pack pouches, PPi offers the PSG MentStick systems for both liquid and dry stick packs.
ROVEMA North America, Inc.
ROVEMA vertical form/fill/seal (vf/f/s) packaging equipment can form, fill and seal a wide variety of product types from powders to liquids, in a variety of bag styles from pillow bags and block bottom bags, to RoPack (doy style) bags and Stabilo (quad seal) bags, with a wide variety of reclosure features like zippers, tin ties or clips. ROVEMA’S fastest vf/f/s solution can run at speeds up to 500 bpm. Several exclusive technologies are available to provide gas flushing, degassing, tool-less changeover, and flexible bag style options to customers, based on their product's needs.
Storcan offers form/fill/seal solutions from Ilapak for bakery, meat and poultry, cheese, chocolate and confectionery. Machines include both horizontal and vertical form/fill/seal (vf/f/s) machines, such as Ilapak’s V-Smart, an entry-level intermittent vertical packaging machine.
Syntegon is a single-source supplier of vertical packaging systems that can produce a wide range of popular bag styles for all types of foods, from free-flowing powders and lightweight snacks, to delicate cookies and crackers, to IQF fruits, veggies, and meats. Featured baggers include the SVE 3822 LR, a continuous motion vertical bagger for basic bag styles including pillow, gusseted and block bottom bags, both small and large. The low height of the SVE 3822 LR allows integration of filling equipment such as scales, augers, and metal detectors, while the compact footprint allows customers to optimize the use of their floor space for secondary packaging equipment.
System Packaging offers vertical form/fill/seal (vf/f/s) equipment, including Model 1200 machines, designed as highly reliable, microprocessor-controlled, that use inexpensive polyethylene or other co-laminate rollstock to produce 25-30 bags per minute, depending on the model, package size, and product. Model 1219 vf/f/s is an economical, high-speed, versatile bagging system, designed for packaging small parts, dry goods, processed foods and more. The Mark 12 packaging systems create bags up to 12-in. wide by 16-in. long from polyethylene roll stock, and can form, fill and seal at rates up to 100 bags per minute.
TDI Packsys supplies vertical and horizontal form/fill/seal equipment for snack foods, popcorn, nuts, coffee, pet foods, as well as hot and cold fill liquid applications. Pouch filling machines handle various sizes and styles, including flat, side gusseted, quad-seal and block bottom, and run at speeds of speeds of up to 70 pouches per minute. Optional valves and tin ties for coffee packaging and nitrogen flushing option is available for extended shelf life products. Machines use an Allen Bradley PLC user interface and feature servo-assisted film feeding and full servo-driven, heavy-duty sealing jaws for optimal speed and accuracy.
Triangle Package Machinery Company
Triangle Package Machinery’s vertical form/fill/seal baggers are designed with sanitation and ease-of-use in mind. Keeping food and workers safe are top priorities at Triangle; Triangle baggers meet USDA/3A and FSMA standards. All models come with an open, accessible design, sanitary forming tubes and sloped surfaces for easy run-off during washdown. Easy-changeover features include no-tool removal of forming tubes, sealing saws and film rolls, allowing customers to run multiple SKUs, package styles and materials, quickly. Markets include: meat, poultry, seafood, bakery, cereal, snacks, candy, liquid/pumpable foods, fruits and vegetables, frozen foods, pet food, nuts.
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