Pre-made Bag Loading & Sealing(64 companies)
Any machinery that takes bags that have been pre-formed on a separate line or operation (typically by a bag manufacturer) and fills and seals them, in contrast to the form/fill/seal method. Are you planning to buy new bagging, pouching or wrapping equipment? Here are some guidelines for what to consider when planning your next purchase.
Pre-made Bag Loading & Sealing Companies
Advanced Poly Packaging, Inc.
Advanced Poly-Packaging manufactures tabletop and production baggers. Its best-selling machine is the T-1000 Advanced Poly-Bagger, a production bagger designed for long or short runs with the capability of cycling over 100 bags/minute – faster than any operator could manually feed. Fast enough to keep up with automatic infeed equipment such as vibratory bowl counters, scales and infeed conveyors, the T-1000 Advanced Poly-Bagger can also run inline with punch/stamp presses, injection mold machines, blister machines and other continuous feed manufacturing equipment for inline bagging. APPI’s tabletop baggers/sealers eliminate the need for hand sealing, increase production and decrease packaging costs while simplifying the bagging operation.
All Packaging Machinery
All Packaging Machinery’s sealing equipment for bags includes a tabletop conveyorized band sealer for stand-up pouches used in candy, confections and snacks and other applications needing lightweight or smaller stand-up pouches. This portable sealer and synchronized conveyor renders a ⅜-in. wide seal without trimming. Crank handle adjustment feature allows easy seal height changes from 2- to 12-in. off the conveyor.
ALLIEDFLEX Technologies, Inc.
Alliedflex Technologies offers its FLX R8 series of rotary filling/loading of pre-made bags. Providing a compact solution for popular standup pouch and innovative bag formats, the FLX R8 comes in several distinct models: FLX R8 250S offers a maximum pouch width of 250 mm (9.8 in.) wide Simplex (1 UP) to accommodate popular retail sizes on a single machine platform with rapid size change-over features. The FLX R8 250S Simplex (1UP) model is designed to accommodate wider, moderate bag size applications to meet the demands of various sizes and types of bag applications where moderate product fill volumes are required.
American-Newlong’s product line of pre-made bag sealing and closing equipment includes heat sealers, industrial sewers, stationary sewing heads, portable bag sealers and more. Featured heat sealers at the company’s product page (linked below) include impulse, band sealers and heater bar sealers for small, pinch bottom, and heavy duty bags. The Newlong PBC/PBS series pinch bag heat sealers are high-performance machines designed to seal pinch bottom open mouth (PBOM) multi-wall paper bags-either double or single—an inline, fully automatic sealing process from bag insertion to closing.
B&B Packaging Technologies, L.P.
B&B Packaging Technologies manufactures sealing equipment for bags including the CPH-WPP, designed for aligning and sealing woven PP bags and paper bags by using the hot air sealing method and plastic bags by impulse sealing after the filling process. Bag aligner and sealer eliminates the need for pre-applied hotmelt. Sealer can be implemented in existing filling lines and runs up to 65 bpm.
Belco Packaging Systems, Inc.
Belco is a manufacturer of semi-automatic impulse wire and hot knife bag sealers, automatic L-bar sealers, bag top sealers and sealer/tunnel combination units. Automatic L-sealers come in 6 sizes and are designed to offer the dependable performance and high productivity you require to meet your packaging requirements. The FEN continuous motion automatic side seal wrapper features a no-product/no-cycle photo eye and is designed to reach production speeds of 60 feet of film or 50 packages per minute. The MAXX 5 bag top sealer replaces the manual operations of bag sealing, folding and stapling a header label for retail-level quality packaging.
Included in Bessen's line of pre-made pouch filling machines is Model 500, an automatic machine that handles stand-up pouch, zipper bags, paper bags in widths from 5- to 16-in and heights from 4.5- to 18-in. Bessen offers options including zipper opener, bag inflater, and bag and hopper shaking features. Other offerings from Bessen include the MINI100 Premade Pouch Machine, an automatic machine that fills bags ranging from 1 oz. to 4 lb. The PMP8-200B Premade Pouch Machine, another automatic model, fills 100- to 600-g in formats including stand-up pouch, handbag, zipper bags, four-side sealing bags, three-side sealing bags, paper bags and compound bags.
Bodolay Packaging Machinery
The Pre-Made P61S automatic bagging machine is Bodolay Packaging Machinery’s newest, smaller footprint machine. Using a pneumatic gripper chain drive system, this gripper operating bagger features a newly designed infeed conveyor. The compact size of this machine is ideal for companies looking to maximize facility space on packaging lines for bakery products, nuts, dried fruit, tobacco, medical marijuana, CBD products, pet supplies, textiles and toiletries. The pre-made bag is designed to adapt quickly to bag size changes.
The CHRONOS OML-1060 B is marketed as the first fully automatic bagging station from BTEC, Bühler and Premier Tech's joint venture. This bagging system packs 20–50 kg bags with free-flowing granular products such as feed, pet food, rice, seeds or plastic pellets with throughputs of up to 600 bags per hour. The various parts of CHRONOS OML-1060 have been simplified to create a leaner design with great accessibility. Bagging system includes bag magazine, bag attacher, bag spout, conveyors and sewing system. Handles pillow bags, gusseted bags and cross bottom bags of a variety of materials.
BW Flexible Systems
BW Flexible System supplies Thiele brand bag sealers such as the Thiele Integral Poly Sealer for pet food, animal feed, food, agriculture and other products, which reach speeds in excess of 150 feet/min. Sealer is integrated directly into either Thiele’s OmniStar Bagger or UltraStar Bagger, helping customers seal poly bags or zipper top bags at speeds of over 30 bags per minute. Other products include the Thiele 4600 Aerosol Bag Closer and the Integral XJX PBOM Sealer.
BW Flexible Systems offers a wide range of bag filling machines, designed for free and semi-free flowing products, that handle a variety of products and accommodate a variety of bag types and sizes. Featured machines include the Thiele OmniStar, a high-speed bag filling system that offers production-enhancing features for large bags that were formerly found only on packaging systems for small bags. Other models include the Thiele Series 7115XC automatic bagger with specialized "duckbill" filling spout that moves into the bag prior to filling to reduce dusting and the Thiele Series 7105 Swinger Bag Filling System that automatically hangs heavy-duty flat tube or gusseted bags.
CAM Packaging Systems
CAM Packaging Systems manufactures the CR8-250Z premade bagger. This eight-station rotary premade bagging system runs three- and four-side seal bags, pillow style bags, spouted bags as well as zipper standup pouch bags, the most popular application for this machine. Bagger comes with Allen Bradley controls. Many options are available.
Clamco supplies the packaging industry with its line of automatic poly baggers for pre-made bag loading and sealing applications including packaging parts, medical products, as well as items that are shipped in poly mailers for e-commerce fulfillment. Rollbag® brand automatic baggers are designed for easy operation, providing efficient solutions for filling and sealing pre-made poly bags. Rollbag automatic baggers can be easily fed by hand or used in conjunction with numerous automatic feeding devices. Working with thermal printers, labelers, feeding systems, and conveyors, Rollbag automatic poly baggers deliver value, speed and versatility using pre-opened bags on a roll or poly tubing. Bag changeover is accomplished in minutes.
DISPAC's high-speed rotary fillers are machines that can be integrated into bagging operations on a wide range of production lines, streamlining the process due to their continuous and adjustable filling capability for various types of sachets, pouches and bags.
DTM Packaging, a Massman Company
DTM Packaging supplies Massman models HFS-IMI-1300, -1600, -1800 inline fill and seal machines for pre-made pouches, manufactured in the USA. Designed for filling dry products (i.e., trail mixes, snack foods, powders, pet food and treats, plant food and cheese), this fill and seal system works with 3- and 4-sided sealed, Doyen/Gusseted, terminated side gusseted pouches with resealable zipper, Velcro or slider. This robust machine is capable of running at speeds up to 60 packs/min., depending on the product being filled; handles a pouch weight capacity up to 10 lb. Features include quick changeover for ultimate flexibility as well as Allen Bradley PLC, HMI, servos and AC drives.
Under the nVenia brand, Duravant's supplies pre-made bagging and sealing equipment for a broad range of versatility, allowing many types of products to be bagged, including animal feed, food, agricultural seed, minerals, and chemicals.
FASTechnology Group, LLC
FASTech fabricates the KPP-L1-235 pre-made pouch machine, designed for all levels of bagging operation production demand, from entry-level to high-speed applications. Rotary pre-made pouches and bags are becoming more popular every day, and FASTech machines are designed to help CPGs package them.
Formost Fuji Corporation
Formost Fuji offers bag opening equipment featuring gentle product handling that is engineered to be simple to operate. Machines run at speeds up to 90 ppm and include several easy to operate bag changeover options.
Grupo Empac SA de CV
Grupo Empac offers pre-made bag loading and sealing equipment for stand-pouches and doypacks.
Herrmann Ultrasonics, Inc.
The TSM (Top Seal Module) from Herrmann Ultrasonics features a modular design that is configurable for a variety of packaging machine types, for applications including sealing of premade bags, stand up pouches and more. The pneumatic and electric drives can be adapted on the drive shaft. A mechanical connection with the main drive shaft of the packaging machine is also possible. The drive may be installed on either the left or the right side of the module, offering flexibility for multi-line systems.
IMA Dairy and Food USA
Modula is a continuous rotary machine that fills and ultrasonically seals pre-made pouches using a patented “double pick-up” system that avoids the use of chains for pouch handling. Designed for solid, liquid and high-viscous products, the versatile Modula offers high-speed changeover features. Suitable for different filling applications such as food, pet food and beverages, where high hygienic standards, huge flexibility, and rapid changeover procedures are key factors on a competitive market, Modula ensures ultimate filling accuracy and sealing reliability and boasts an extremely low rejection rate. The modular structure enables customers to use a large variety of pouch shapes and create customized solutions for a vast range of products.
Impackt Packaging Solutions
SwiftPack is an automatic bagging machine for premade bags, designed for the packaging, shipping and retail industry. The SwiftPack handles a range of packaging materials and sizes simultaneously, including fanfold in-a-box and roll-on bags, up to 22-in. wide. At 900 bags per hour, SwiftPack can reduce manual bagging labor costs by 75% while cutting production time in half. With next-in-line label printing, the SwiftPack scans, prints, and labels the packaging for you, without the need for queueing.
IMPAK offers an extensive line of sealing equipment, plus the ability to repair and upgrade existing machinery for better performance, and greater control. Choose from vacuum sealers, continuous band sealers, chamber vacuum sealers, portable handheld sealers and more. Select models come with a nitrogen flush option. Tabletop, clean room options available as well as free-standing machines with seal lengths up to 240 in. Featured bag sealers include the PVS Series - PneuVak Vacuum Sealers, which are industrial impulse vacuum sealers with gas flush option. Sealer features accelerated air-flow rate, precise seal settings, stored recipes, enhanced safety features and convenient step-operation.
Kwik Lok Corporation
In addition to supplying resin-based bag closures, Kwik Lok supplies automatic and semi-automatic machines to apply closures to bags. Featured machines include the Kwik Lok® 865 Automatic Bag Closing Machine, which closes packages using bag closures and Striplok® bag closure-labels. Equipped with variable speed control for closing up to 80 packages/min., the 865 will close any package width without adjustment and will adapt to most automatic bagging operations on the market.
LAKO provides retrofit expertise for ultrasonic sealing technology conversions of existing packaging form/fill/seal and pre-made bag machines. Retrofit parts help improve vertical and horizontal pouch line performance through increased seal strength, reduced film usage, fast cycle times, unsurpassed seal reliability, and sealing through contaminants.
Magnum Systems, Inc
Magnum Systems partners with top manufacturing vendors to provide bag closing devices with open mouth bag systems ranging from sewing heads, to hot air sealers (both crimping and band sealers), to pinch bottom, open mouth (PBOM) glue sealers, to plastic inner liner sealers (PILS) which seal bags with poly inner and paper outer structures. Magnum Systems also offers a variety of downstream bag handling accessories to integrate with all of its bagging equipment, including sealing conveyors, bag flatteners, bag turners and more.
Mamata Enterprises, Inc.
Mamata’s Vegapack PFS-Series pick, fill and seal system is specifically designed for higher speed pre-made pouch filling applications in the food, flour, personal care and pet food markets. Handles large format pouches and rapid changeover in a matter of minutes. Engineered for flexibility with a versatile pouch transport system, it is a suitable machine to convert a semi-automatic or manual operation to highly efficient packaging operation to reduce per pack cost on filling. Suitable for companies requiring multiple changeovers and packaging a wide variety of products. The system can be integrated with a wide variety of OEM filling systems, coding systems and validation equipment and handles speeds of up to 60 ppm.
Massman Automation, a Massman Company
The automatic pouch filling and sealing machine from Massman Automation handles virtually all types and sizes of pouches. Applications for the pre-made pouch filler and sealer include stand-up resealable pouches (SURPs), which have become very popular due to their low weight and on-the-shelf advantages.
Matrix Packaging Machinery, Inc.
Matrix is the master distributor of machines from Pacraft (formerly Toyo Jidoki). The Pacraft line of automated pre-made pouch packaging systems is designed to efficiently load, open, fill and cap pouches. Suitable for both liquid and non-liquid applications in several models, these pre-made pouch systems are designed to produce a precise and dependable seal. Wide ranging product line includes the TT-8D-N, offers flexible pouch filling options for various pouch formats as well as dry or frozen products and the TT-8A2, designed for filling/sealing larger pouches with widths between 180 and 320 millimeters and lengths between 140 and 400 millimeters.
Mespack now offers the new HF series filling systems for top and edge spouted pre-made pouches. Due to a continuous filling motion through the spout, head space is reduced and the "wave effect" is prevented, reducing the amount of film usage by 15%. As a result of its modular design, the HF series allows for a pouch forming module to replace the automatic rail loading system. It is designed to increase output capacity by adapting the machine to be operable with additional lanes. Models HF-2400 and HF-4800 can be configured to simultaneously package a variety of products and formats.
Miller Weldmaster manufactures pre-made bag sealing equipment designed to be easily integrated into new or existing packaging lines. Commercial bag sealer machines are digitally controlled for fast production start-up and include a quick change folding system that delivers precise, consistent results while eliminating the need for glue, hot melt and adhesive consumables. Featured systems include the PS400, Miller Weldmaster’s fastest packaging bagging machine. Designed as an efficient and streamlined bag closing system, this machine can be easily integrated into an automated bag closing line and/or a manual feed system sealing bags with a pinch or a double-fold seal.
Multivac’s vacuum chamber machines for packing food and other products in film pouches offer a high level of pack and seal quality. Food product chamber machines include the double chamber machines such as the C 300 Twin, with twin chambers each equipped with a sealing bar and a chamber lid. Multivac also offers numerous other chamber models, including tabletop, free-standing, chamber belt, and chamber machines for cleanroom-compliant packing of life science and healthcare products.
nVenia, A Duravant Company
Under the nVenia brand, Duravant'supplies pre-made bagging and sealing equipment for a broad range of versatility, allowing many types of products to be bagged, including animal feed, food, agricultural seed, minerals, and chemicals.
OK International Corp.
OKI's band sealers and hot air sealers utilize Teflon bands to continuously seal a wide range of bag materials. Designed to efficiently runs at high speeds, they are available in painted or stainless steel versions. With their proven band sealing technology and operator friendly controls, these sealers of pre-made bags are designed for demanding applications.
OPTIMA Machinery Corporation
Optima’s fully automated line of bagging machines is designed to be gentle on products while offering process stability. Company offers a full line of machines including paper towels baggers, toilet paper rolls baggers, and bag packaging machines for wet wipes. Modular machines make it possible to create an extremely wide variety of package formations. For example, roll products can be upright or horizontal and have one or more layers.
PAC Machinery’s line of pre-made bag loading and sealing machines includes automatic baggers, bag sealers, and vacuum packaging machines. Rollbag® brand automatic baggers are easy to operate and are an efficient solution for filling and sealing pre-made poly bags containing a wide variety of products. Rollbag automatic baggers can be easily fed by hand or used in conjunction with numerous automatic feeding devices. System options include thermal printers, labelers, feeding systems, and conveyors. For entry-level packagers, PAC Machinery offers Packaging Aids brand impulse bar sealers or Audion brand continuous band sealers for poly bags, stand-up pouches, and flat bags. Impulse bar sealers are the most versatile sealing systems available. PAC Machinery’s line of Packaging Aids brand vacuum sealers work by removing the air in a bag prior to sealing. Vacuum packaging is ideal for extending product shelf life, reducing package volume, and protecting items from corrosion.
Packaging Aids offers impulse bar, continuous band sealers, vacuum sealers, as well as vacuum sealers and industrial chamber vacuum sealers. Designed for entry-level packagers, Packaging Aids brand supplies highly versatile impulse bar sealers and Audion brand continuous band sealers for poly bags, stand-up pouches, and flat bags. Packaging Aids brand vacuum sealers work by removing the air in a bag prior to sealing for extending product shelf life, reducing package volume, and protecting items from corrosion. PAC manufactures an extensive line of industrial vacuum packaging machines, specializing in industrial nozzle vacuum sealers that are designed to meet the needs of the most demanding industries. We also manufacture a full line of industrial chamber vacuum sealers, ranging in size from tabletop models to larger high production vacuum packing machines.
PackworldUSA offers a wide range of heat sealing equipment for applications including bags for medical devices, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, liquid packaging and more. Impulse heat sealers feature precision control using the Toss Touchscreen, providing a graphical display of temperature, time, pressure with various time sequence possibilities as well as visual and audible alarms. Time, temperature and pressure are programmable with the cooling cycle controlled by either time or temperature. Process controls are displayed in real time. The menu-driven single touch process makes sealing validation easier.
PACRAFT American supplies horizontal fill and seal machines for packaging dry, liquid, and moist products into pre-made bags. Systems offer single and dual lane output for pouches of various sizes. PACRAFT's line includes machines offering additional capabilities for retort pouches, pouches with fitments and twin packs. Featured machines include the TT-8D-N, capable of handling a variety of pouch styIes from fIat to standup, and press-to-cIose or sIider styIe zippers. The TT-8DW-N duplex machine is designed to handle small to medium size pouches that require faster production rates. Manufactured with the same pouch handling flexibility as the TT-8D-N, this machine is both versatile and dependable.
Paxiom Group manufactures premade pouch filling machines, offering solutions for retail, wholesale and bulk packaging. Designed to meet any production rate, package style and budget, Paxiom’s family of bag filling machines includes the Swifty Bagger® series for laminated pouches with zipper closures and the Bingo Bagger® and Zippy Bagger® for wicket pouches. Paxiom’s premade bag fillers automatically open, fill and seal a wide variety of products including snack foods, powders, spices, coffee, confections, pet food, cheeses, fruits, vegetables, bakery ingredients, frozen foods, liquids, hardware and pharmaceuticals, among others.
PAYPER is one of the leading manufacturers of complete bagging lines for bulk solids. Specific solutions for dosing, weighing, bagging are available as well as palletizing and overwrapping. PAYPER has been developing high-performance bagging equipment for more than 50 years and can satisfy the demands of any required production capacity: from a low to a high degree of automation. With PAYPER’s technology, powdery and granulated products can easily be bagged in any kind of bag: open-mouth, valve, form/fill/seal and industrial sack (big bags).
Plan IT Packaging Systems
Pre-made pouch packaging solutions by Plan It Packaging are engineered to be versatile and efficient. Accommodating an array of bag types and sizes–including stand-up, gusseted, flat-bottom, zipper, and spouted pouches–these pre-made pouching solutions cater to various industries such as food, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics. Key benefits include reduced labor costs, increased production output, and improved package quality. Machines feature user-friendly interfaces, easy-to-clean components, and tool-less changeover, ensuring optimal performance and sanitation. Plan It Packaging also offers comprehensive support and customization options to meet specific needs. Models include the ECOBAGGER™, designed as low production, pre-made pouch packaging machine that runs from 10-20 bags/min. The ROTOBAGGER™ is ideal for mid-level speeds and high production in 24/7 environments, reaching between 30-50 bags/min. The RotoDuplex is a high-speed production system, equipped with horizontal bag magazine for easy pouch loading, automatic servo changeover for different bag widths and optional automatic zipper opening device, gas flush, bag shaker at the fill station for product leveling and ink jet printer for lot code and best before date.
Emplex bag and pouch sealing machines and VacPack vacuum gas flush sealing systems are designed to provide consistent, strong hermetic seals to keep products pure, fresh and secure. Plug and play systems offer a wide selection of options add-ons for tailoring solutions for specific applications. Built for simple operation, quick changeovers, and easy maintenance, these sealing systems can be used in a wide range of applications and environments such as coffee, cannabis, snack and nut, frozen food, medical packaging, clean room, cold room and dusty environments. Product offering includes validatable, automatic, semi-automatic, heavy-duty/high-speed, tabletop, vacuum/gas flush, and washdown models.
PPi Technologies Group
PakSource Global PSG LEE machines fill and seal a full range of premade standup pouches with zipper and spout, for both dry and wet applications. Pouch filling machines also include code dating, scales, pumps and other features. Featured machines include the best-selling PSG LEE RT Series, a simplex rotary fill seal machine that is designed for efficiency and versatility in configuration. PSG LEE’s RQ series is engineered as a quadplex high-speed rotary fill seal machine with a unique gripper system that is intended for producing small-sized products requiring high production speeds under frequent production transitions. PPi also offers PSG ACE machines with gas flushing systems for related applications.
In addition to its line of bagging machines, Premier Tech also offers valve bag sealers, bag closers, bag sealing machines, and bag sewing machines for all types of pre-made bags. Premier Tech manufactures both semi- and fully automatic bag closers depending on the level of automation required. Its wide range of bag sealing machines and bag closers covers the food, seed, feed, chemical and minerals industries.
Rollstock offers vacuum chamber bagging equipment including the RM-100, a vacuum packaging system that, at just over 6-ft long, fits in the smallest of spaces offering standard web widths of 420mm and 459mm. Other vacuum chamber machines include the RC-300 Rotary Chamber system, featuring water-cool hold down, continuous temperature sealing and rates at 25 packages/min. It is designed to seal through any bag thickness or crease. In addition, Rollstock offers the RZ-200, pre-made bag equipment for resealable zipper bagging operations, with zipper technology by Pro-Pac Services.
Schur Packaging Systems, Inc.
Schur®Star 2060-C bagging system for pre-made Schur®Star bags is designed to optimize the packing process and the finished package. Engineered to streamline filling conditions that make the packing process user-friendly whilst also ensuring filling capacities of 80 bags/min., Model 2060-C offers incredible short changeover times and very low waste levels, even when making frequent change overs. The 2060-C model is available for automated or manual filling.
Sealed Air Corporation
The CRYOVAC® brand 8600 series is designed as a highly flexible and productive vacuum packaging system, ideal for fresh beef, pork, lamb, poultry, ready-to-eat, processed meats, and cheese. This intuitive rotary system, engineered for use in USDA-inspected meat and 3-A SSI dairy facilities, is built to run at speeds up to 30 packages/min. Also features a 15-in full-color user interface with real-time animation of the packaging process. Sealed Air also supplies systems for hand bag loading applications.
The automatic pouch and bag handling and sealing system from Sencorp White is engineered to efficiently and economically integrate pouch and bag filling, labeling, printing, and sealing. Designed to meet the demands of modern packaging, the unit accommodates most pouch and bag types and configurations and handles applications in dry good industries such as medical device, commercial seed, and snack food sectors.
Schorr Packaging supplies bagging equipment from manufacturers including Sharp® Packaging System and Texwrap. Bagging systems can be set up quickly in a variety of bagging environments and use all-electric functionality to decrease maintenance needs. Some products use roll bagging systems with advanced technology to feed, open, load and seal up to 50 bags per minute.
Built to provide years of dependable operation, the semi-automatic bagger is a cost effective and efficient method for bagging empty plastic bottles. Convenient and economical, the bagging system encloses single layers of bottle rows into easily handled, sanitary sealed plastic bags. Ska Fab offers the semi-automatic bagger in rear load and side load configurations.
Sonics & Materials Inc.
Sonics & Materials is a supplier of ultrasonic pouch sealing systems as well as zipper crushers for standup pouches. Featuring patent-pending technology that increases seal strength while eliminating film stress, ultrasonic poucher sealers are available in mounting configurations that are compatible for most rotary and in-line pouch sealing machines. Sonics’ new T201WD and T202WD ultrasonic pouch seal head delivers a cost-effective solution for challenging top seals when there is a possibility of product contamination in the seal area. System features a proven rack and pinion design with dual air cylinders to provide high clamp forces. Ultrasonic zipper crushing modules offer a fast, effective way to enhance hermetic side seals on standup pouches.
Straub Design Company
In addition to offering standard tape applicators, Straub Design Company supplies the SD-680 Fill Valve Taping System for sealing bags. System dispenses, cuts and applies 2- to 6-in.-wide pressure-sensitive tape to a wide variety of filled bags to provide support and protection of the bag fill valve. The tape is applied to the leading edge of the fill valve by an automatic tape applicator coupled with a controls system. System can apply tape up to 4” on either side of the fill valve for maximum protection.
Syntegon’s range of bag closers are designed for applications ranging from medical and food to non-food items. Each bag closer comes with sealing technology that ensures bags are properly sealed, especially for medical applications where hermetic sealing is required. For horizontal bag sealers, the human-machine interface (HMI) is mounted to be at the ideal height for the operator and the HMI pivots to allow access on the conveyor side of the system. Bag closers come in all stainless steel for a hygienic design.
Tach-It / Ben Clements and Sons, Inc.
Tach-It twist tie machinery and materials for pre-made bag sealing includes tape bag sealing equipment and supplies as well as impulse sealing equipment.
Tension Packaging & Automation
Tension Packaging & Automation Bagging designs and builds bagging machines and systems that pack soft and durable goods for e-commerce fulfillment applications. Designed to maximize output, these automated bagging machines require minimal employee training and deliver maximum labor efficiency. Automated bagging systems and polybaggers have a small footprint and are often mounted on casters for mobility. Operator training is kept to a minimum with bagging machines’ intuitive and easy-to-use features. Highlighted baggers at Tension Packaging's website include the fitPACK 500, which can create a package according to product dimensions, yielding smaller, right-sized packages that lead to lower shipping costs. Other machines include the Tension Horizontal PolyBagger and Conveyor (HPC-H4), an easy-to-use polybagging machine that quickly integrates with any e-commerce operation. The HPC-H4 creates ready-to-ship packages in seconds, integrating Next-Bag-Out technology to ensure scanned orders match the polybag’s contents.
Triangle Package Machinery Company
The Triangle/JDD rotary pouch machine is designed for food packagers and others looking for an automated method to fill and seal pre-made pouches. The machine runs various styles, including Doy bags, and has the ability to store up to 48 recipes on the HMI. Markets include candy, pet food, vegetables, meat, poultry, bakery and snacks.
UltraSource Ultravac vacuum chamber sealers, which include tabletop and freestanding machines. are used by processors, chefs and food industry workers.
Specializing in sewing equipment for open mouth bags, Union Special offers a variety of complete sewing setups, including manual and automatic systems. The US400 pedestal automatic sewing system features an infeed for feeding the bag into the sewing head and photo eyes that automatically start/stop the sewing head. Union Special also supplies other tape sew, plain sew, plain and tape sew, fold-over plain sew and easy-open tape sew systems.
VC999 Packaging Systems Inc.
VC999 Packaging Systems Inc. supplies single chamber, dual chamber and automatic belt vacuum chamber lines for volumes and applications ranging from manual and lab operations to semi-automatic industrial chamber lines. Featured systems include the VC999 K4 single chamber system, VC999’s smallest floor-standing vacuum packaging chamber machine. Designed for packaging volumes that fluctuate between in-house needs and commercial volumes, the K4 is intended to provide customers with flexibility as their business expands.
Viking Masek Packaging Technologies
Viking Masek Global Packaging Technologies designs and builds pre-made pouch equipment designed for speed and versatility. Viking Masek’s product line includes Simplex models that fill and seal pouches one at a time at speeds to 60 cycles/min., Duplex models running two at a time at rates reaching 120 cycles/min., and Quadruplex models that fill and seal four pouches at a time with rates to 200 cycles/min. Viking Masek also offers a two-lane automatic center spout pouch filling and capping machines designed to increase throughput in pre-made spouted pouch applications for baby food, condiments and personal care.
Volm Companies, Inc.
The Pouch Bagger is a single pouch bagging machine that easily bags product in common, pre-made pouch-style bags. Optional sealing units can be added to automate the sealing process. Options include a heat sealer and/or zip lock closer. The Pouch Bagger allows facilities to move away from costly and labor-intensive manual pouch bagging to affordable, high-speed automation. At up to 20 bags per minute, the Pouch Bagger can help keep up with consumer demands and can be equipped with soft handling features. Typical applications include: cherries, apples and citrus.
WeighPack Systems Inc. / Paxiom
WeighPack manufactures premade pouch filling machines, offering solutions for retail, wholesale and bulk packaging. Designed to meet any production rate, package style and budget, WeighPack’s family of bag filling machines includes the Swifty Bagger® series for laminated pouches with zipper closures and the Bingo Bagger® and Zippy Bagger® for wicket pouches. WeighPack’s premade bag fillers automatically open, fill and seal a wide variety of products including snack foods, powders, spices, coffee, confections, pet food, cheeses, fruits, vegetables, bakery ingredients, frozen foods, liquids, hardware and pharmaceuticals, among others.
Yeaman Machine Technologies, Inc.
Five different models of pre-made pouch fillers are capable of filling and sealing pre-made pouches up to 24 lb. at rates as high as 70/ppm. Pre-made pouch pick/fill/seal machine receives pre-made pouches from a horizontal magazine feeder. A servo-driven intermittent rotary pick-and-place selects and rotates the pre-made pouches to a registered position where the pouch grippers grasp the tops of the pouches with precision. The grippers deliver the pouches to the opening station where pneumatic suction cups engage the front and back panels of the pouch to pull it open as mechanical arms reach into the pouch to unzip the zipped pouches. Systems are suitable for liquids, candies, cannabis, coffee, stick packs, cookies, frozen dough, even macaroni and cheese or hardware kits.
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