Flow Wrappers(28 companies)
Flow wrappers are a specialized type of horizontal form/fill/seal (hf/f/s) machine that features a film reel mounted above the operating level, whereby the product is loaded horizontally and a longitudinal seal is formed below the pack. Typical applications include wrapping individual candy or granola bars. Are you planning to buy new bagging, pouching or wrapping equipment? Here are some guidelines for what to consider when planning your next purchase.
AES Packaging Solutions
The AES Sapphire™ provides a unique advantage to horizontal flow wrapping. Designed with sanitation and ease of cleaning in mind, this flow wrapper is powered by One Motion™ Mag-Drives, which are capable of delivering servo-like performance using standard variable frequency drives (VFD). Through their unique drive design, flow wrappers are reported to be 50% more energy efficient than traditional motor/gearbox-powered wrappers, providing a solution to lowering GHG emissions, helping manufacturers meet their energy reduction goals. Easy to operate flow wrapper features a stainless steel construction ideal for food processing and packaging applications, and includes a fin seal design, a “no product/no package” feature, cantilevered design and IP69k Washdown Safe features.
Aripack distributes Lafer's Flow-Thru line of horizontal wrappers, suitable for pasta, confectionery, bread, pet food and more. Flow wrappers feature three brushless motors for manual loading and are designed to be easy to use. Wrappers reach speeds up to 120 bpm.
Bergami manufactures cellophane overwrappers for the individual and bundle-wrapping of cartons and symmetrical square and rectangle products. Systems handle thin and light cellophane wrapping material that can be clear, opaque, pre-printed or printed on the fly and wrap products with 100% tamper evidence while providing a solid moisture and dust barrier. Cellphone wrapping can also utilize the application of a tear strip so that the end user does not need sharp objects to open the package. Hard point heat sealing means there is no environmentally unfriendly heating tunnel or guns required to seal the package.
Bessen supplies Smart Wrap model horizontal flow wrappers, offering a range of features for versatile applications. SMART WRAP 250 is designed to work with small to medium-sized products. The SMART WRAP 450 is for medium to large-sized products and includes different configuration options depending on the packaging size, paging speed and product output. SMART WRAPPER 250-600X is an inverted flow wrapper that can perform individual or combined product wrapping in plastic packaging. Its system feeds the plastic from the bottom and allows the user to work with soft products and other similar items that are difficult to propel.
Bradman Lake Group
Bradman Lake designs and manufactures modular and scalable horizontal flow wrapping systems as custom solutions to meet the most demanding environments and packaging needs. This approach provides end-users with future proof solutions, allowing progression to fully automated systems which minimize initial capital investment whilst maximizing asset value. Bradman Lake’s horizontal flow wrapper solutions range from small footprint stand-alone machines for low-speed hand-fed applications to fully automated systems for the most sophisticated processing and packaging lines. Flow wrapping systems typically include automatic feeding, product storage, multiple primary horizontal flow wrappers, and secondary packaging multipack horizontal flow wrappers.
Brother USA Machinery LLC
Brother USA's Flowpack Wrapper is a rotary horizontal packaging machine designed to pack products at fast speeds. Options on the wrapper include servo motors, printer, gas flushing, punch hole and more.
BW Flexible Systems
BW Flexible Systems manufactures a wide range of horizontal flow wrappers from Hayssen, Rose Forgrove and Schib. The Rose Forgrove Integra horizontal flow wrapper is used for both food and non-food products that require a hermetic seal using barrier, laminated, and all other heat-sealable types of films. Built to excel in a wide range of industries, the Schib® CO90 horizontal flow wrapper features a solid construction, easy-to-clean hygienic design; wrapper comes as a standalone machine or can be integrated into completely automated packaging systems. The Hayssen RT2000, featuring a rugged and hygienic design, can be used to fill, form, and seal an array of film structures for a wide range of products using its unique long-dwell sealing system.
The BW Flexible Systems horizontal form/Fill/Seal (HFFS) product line of flow wrappers are used by companies from small start-ups to large companies with high-speed requirements. Company’s line of Hayssen, Rose Forgrove, and Schib horizontal flow wrappers are designed to produce seals, wrapping, and packaging for a wide variety of applications, including difficult-to-handle products.
Campbell Wrapper Corporation
Campbell flow wrappers are designed for a wide range of food and non-food applications. Machine models, available for a variety of film types, include fin seal wrappers, designed for wrapping products such as bakery, bars, confections, individually wrapped slices of cheese, and sandwiches at high speeds. Shrink wrappers achieve rates of 300 ppm in applications including baby/tub wipes, greeting cards, pizzas, stacks of paper, sticker cards, tortilla shells, and more. Other wrappers include on-edge flow wrappers, inverted wrappers, dual lane wrappers and side-seal wrappers.
Cavanna Packaging USA
Cavanna Packaging USA offers a wide range of flow wrapping machines. The Twin Slim wrapper is a continuous motion horizontal packaging machine designed for wrapping products such as crackers, biscuits, bars, pharmaceutical products, and even non-food products using thermo-sealable and/or cold-sealable materials. This compact machine, only 2 m long X 0.5 m wide, can be combined with another Twin Slim as two parallel machines with a single-side operator. Other wrappers include the ZERO BRL wrapper for high speed wrapping of tray products, the Zero 5 R Wrapper for irregular shaped, weighty, pillow packed and other products, and the Zero 5 NKZ Wrapper horizontal continuous motion wrapper designed to meet future needs and format changes with low-cost operation and easy maintenance.
Conflex manufactures a full line of automatic shrink wrapping equipment, including automatic L-bar sealers, side sealers and lap sealers for horizontal form/fill/seal applications. Company also makes complimentary shrink tunnels that handle all speeds and types of film. Products come with many different automatic feeding options for product handling into machinery.
The M120 is a new high-speed solution for flow wrapping from CT Pack USA. Fully electronically controlled and suitable for any type of feeding technology, the M120 has been designed to handle high-speed applications up to 120 meters/minute (cold sealing) of wrapping film. The machine is also available in a hot sealing version and features a double reel holder with auto splicer; three pairs of sealing rollers, plus motorized film bending roller; and an empty/double bags rejection feature (no product/no bag available).
Delta Systems & Automation LLC
Delta Systems & Automation LLC manufactures the Delta Systems Eagle flow wrapper for applications ranging from crackers, waffles and pastries to bars and candy pieces. Capable of speeds in excess of 1,200 ppm, the machine is designed for 24/7 production environments and includes standard features such as automatic splicing and expanded touchscreen diagnostics to allow efficient operation and overall efficiency excellence.
Formost Fuji Corporation
Formost Fuji Horizontal Flow Pack Wrappers are built with the end-user in mind, having an easy to operate HMI that includes graphics and step-by-step instructions. The HMI can be customized for simplicity with icons or photos representing each product for a one touch changeover. Flow wrapper’s simple-to-thread film process saves time and its shortened film route saves money. The center fin seal unit tilts down, allowing easy access for sanitation and maintenance.
Harpak-ULMA Packaging, LLC
Flow wrapping, also referred to as horizontal form/fill/seal (HFFS), is a versatile and cost-effective packaging technique for high-volume packaging operations. The process wraps a product in a clear or printed polyolefin, polypropylene or laminate film, forming a 3-sided seal package to produce a light and flexible package. Harpak-ULMA Packaging offers three broad types of flow wrapping: form-fill-seal, shrink wrap packaging, and stretch film packaging.
Latini-Hohberger Dhimantec, Inc.
Latini-Hohberger Dhimantec supplies the confectionery industry with wrapping equipment for lollipops, hard candy, chewing gum, toffee, ball gums and other candy products. Range of wrapping equipment includes: single twist and double twist ball lollipop wrapping machines; pillow pack machines for candies, ball gums and chiclets; and cut and flow wrappers for toffee, candy, chewing gum and more.
LoeschPack PPT USA
LoeschPack manufactures wrapping equipment, specializing in fold wrapping machines using foil for chewing gum and chocolate, as well as horizontal flow wrappers for chocolate, chewing gum or dry baked goods. Featured wrapping machines in the LoeschPack line include the LTM-DUO automatic twin-station foil wrapping machine for chocolate tablets and chocolate bars, wrapping hermetically closed packages at rates of up to 215 packs/min. Other models include LoeschPack’s F-Series with highly efficient infeed unit and FBW core machine, designed for high-speed horizontal flow wrapping for primary packaging of wafers and biscuits; the wrapper runs at speeds up to 380 products/min.
Omori North America
Omori supplies machinery for high-speed stretch overwrapping, flow wrapping (HFFS), shrink end seal, shrink bead seal, bagging and MAP applications. Featured machines include the STN-8500-HB horizontal wrapper, with an automatic infeed system, eliminating the need for conventional auto-feeders. The STN-8500-WE wrapper features a sanitary design and tool-less component removal for easy cleaning. Both wrappers feature a 64 product memory.
Ossid offers flowrappers for a variety of products in addition to tray overwrapping equipment for case-ready products in two packaging formats: tuck and fold and end-seal style tray overwrapping.The Ossid 500Si is a tuck and fold style overwrapper producing tightly wrapped packages at speeds up to 120 packages/min., designed for produce, low moisture proteins, and more. The Ossid 500im and NextGen 500E are leak resistant end-seal style overwrappers ideal for poultry, seafood, or other proteins with high moisture content. Ossid is also the North American master distributor of the Reepack brand of automatic flow wrapping equipment in rotary motion, box motion, long-dwell and four-sided sealing formats, used in bakery, medical products, produce, proteins and other applications.
PAC Machinery is an experienced manufacturer of Clamco brand shrink wrapping systems and Packaging Aids brand flow wrappers. Flow wrappers form a bag around an individual item and seal it, providing protective, consistent, and professional looking products consumers desire. Applications range from wrapping energy bars and ice cream bars to brownies, cookies, muffins and even medical devices and industrial parts. From assembly to engineering and product management, PAC’s experts will help customers select the right wrapping machine for their packaging needs.
Packaging Aids supplies flow wrappers to form a bag around an individual item and seal it, providing protective, consistent, and professional looking products consumers desire. Packaging Aids' flow wrappers are used by small start-ups and large companies with higher speed wrapping requirements. Applications include wrapping energy bars, ice cream bars, brownies, cookies, muffins, and even medical devices and industrial parts.
From the compact and affordable SleekWrapper40 to the sophisticated SleekWrapper 65, Paxiom offers automatic flow wrapping machines to fit any budget, production rate and floor plan.The SleekWrapper Inverted horizontal wrapping machine is designed with reliability, simplicity and serviceability in mind. Built for a 24/7 environment, this machine will produce up to 150 packages per minute with a maximum web width of 19.6 inches or 500mm. It is ideal for soft or sticky products, multipacks and other products that are difficult to push with the typical lug chain design found on conventional bottom seal flow wrappers. The heavy-duty Sleek 65 features quick, easy changeover and adjustment that minimizes product and film waste and reduces maintenance costs. Five servo-driven motors assure precise positioning with smooth acceleration and deceleration.
Plan IT Packaging Systems
Plan It Packaging offers a diverse range of flow wrapping solutions to accommodate various production demands and product types. Product line includes entry-level, high-speed, servo-driven, and inverted flow wrapping machines, with packaging applications in bakery items, confectionery, fruits, vegetables, medical products, and more. Plan It’s inverted flow wrappers are designed specifically for handling delicate or irregularly shaped products, ensuring gentle product handling and minimal damage. Key features of these machines include user-friendly touchscreen interfaces, quick changeovers to minimize downtime, and compact designs for optimal space utilization. Customization options are also available to tailor the machines to specific application needs, including adjustments to product handling, sealing mechanisms, and wrapping materials.
Sacmi specializes in flow wrapping machines for food, bakery and confectionery items. Showcased equipment includes the JT Pro-Dual pillow pack system, a dual line horizontal flow wrapper that can run up to 150 meters of film per minute. It is designed for low running costs, minimum operator involvement, simplified maintenance and shorter changeover times. Other models include the JT Pro-Wafer pillow pack system with automatic wafer in-line feeding devices and the JT Pro-Slug pillow pack flow wrapper for medium speeds that handles groups of on-edge biscuit/cookie products.
Schubert North America LLC
Schubert’s flow wrapping machine, the Flowpacker, is essentially another variant of Schubert’s pick-and-place machine into which the Flowmodul flow-wrapping unit is seamlessly integrated. Unlike conventional product infeeds using belts, the flow wrapping machine saves floor space via its infeed design featuring pick-and-place robots. Naked or pre-packed products are packed into flowpacks with or without trays. System’s sealing technology enables packaging line flexibility, making it possible to switch quickly and easily between laminated films and new sustainable flowpack films.
Syntegon flow wrappers cover a wide variety of applications for handling food, confectionery, and non-food items. Range of machines covers cookies, chocolates, candy bars, breads, pizzas, frozen foods and much more. Syntegon offers wrappers from entry-level to the fastest, most hygienic machines available. Robotic pick-and-place machines pair seamlessly, both before and after the wrappers. Most have the capability to handle sustainable films.
TDI Packsys supplies horizontal flow wrapping systems that are used to overwrap both food and nonfood products with film. Flow wrapping systems from TDI Packsys provide a barrier, ensure product containment, and display brand or marketing information in confections, baked goods, snack foods and biomedical applications.
WeighPack Systems Inc. / Paxiom
From the compact and affordable SleekWrapper40 to the sophisticated SleekWrapper 65, WeighPack offers automatic flow wrapping machines to fit any budget, production rate and floor plan. The SleekWrapper Inverted horizontal wrapping machine is designed with reliability, simplicity and serviceability in mind. Built for a 24/7 environment, this machine will produce up to 150 packages per minute with a maximum web width of 19.6 inches or 500mm. It is ideal for soft or sticky products, multipacks and other products that are difficult to push with the typical lug chain design found on conventional bottom seal flow wrappers. The heavy-duty Sleek 65 features quick, easy changeover and adjustment that minimizes product and film waste and reduces maintenance costs. Five servo-driven motors assure precise positioning with smooth acceleration and deceleration.
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