Multipacking Equipment(52 companies)
A wide range of equipment that consolidates multiple items for single sale (such as cans of soup on a shrink wrapped tray) or groups separate packages sold together as a single stock keeping unit (two water bottles shrink bundled together.) Looking at new cartoning, case packing, and multipacking machines? Learn more about what to look for in your next purchase.
Multipacking Equipment Companies
Aagard Group, LLC
Aagard has developed a new variety tray former multipacking system that addresses the business challenge of automating the packaging of variety packs in multiple configurations, including thousands of variations. The high-speed system, capable of packaging 100 cases per minute, can automatically adjust flavor mapping changes with a single touch of an HMI button. The process involves Rockwell Automation gantry robots selecting the pattern, followed by iTRAK® components adjusting to fit the product. The system is designed to accommodate future market demand and business growth. Its other features include smart and agile operations, fast changeover, and a space-saving design.
ADCO Manufacturing offers a complete range of corrugated tray forming machinery designed for rugged use and reliability. ADCO’s flexible and ergonomic tray formers are capable of running a wide variety of one-piece tray erector designs from simple end- slotted trays to complex shoulder and BTB style trays.
American Packaging Machinery
American Packaging Machinery, Inc. supplies shrink bundling machinery with several series of machines, featuring the MIC Series automatic in-line bundlers, designed to handle single and double-stacked containers . The MIC shrink wrapper handle products such as fruits, jellies, peanut butter, and marinades as well as water, juice, milk and carbonated beverages. Features a belt- to-belt infeed with seal bar sizes up to 30-in. wide x 10-in. high. Other series include the MRA automatic shrink bundling system, incorporating a ninety degree product in-feed to provide an individual or a multi-pack for supported and unsupported products. The MCMC series is a compact, high-speed automatic shrink wrapping system for trayed products featuring a servo drive-controlled, continuous motion seal carriage.
Axon Corporation - ProMach, Performance Packaged
Axon offers nine applicators capable of applying shrink sleeves to product multi-packs. Featured multipack sleevers include the Aurora® Wide multi-pack, twin pack, tamper band, and shrink sleeve label applicators in mid-speed, wide film format models. Aurora Wide shrink sleeve systems provide dependable, steady-state production speeds up to 250 containers, twin packs, or multi-packs per minute.
B&B Packaging Technologies, L.P.
Film packaging machines for multipacking feature modular designs and collation units that are adapted to the end user’s product, packaging and space requirements. B&B stretch packing technology utilizes servo drive technology for precise film control allowing for very tightly wrapped products without an additional shrinking process. Film wrapping compatible in combination with tray and case erection and loading equipment. The B&B stretch packer series precisely wrap single products or multi-unit formations in economical one pass wrap or two directions for full, dust proof coverage. Designed to save energy and money with higher performance when compared to full shrink tunnel packers, the system can bundle irregular shapes, low COF packaging and non-rigid packages into optimized solid formations with thin, high stretch films resulting in efficient, improved pallet unitization with less transport shift/damage and reduced waste. B&B’s RO Rotary Roll packer is designed for the packaging of cylindrical products in a film wrap at high speed, up to 120 cycles/min. Cylindrical products or stacks of smaller cylinders can be arranged and packaged in formations to meet specifications.
Kayat brand shrink wrappers and tray packers are designed for multipacking operations for a wide variety of products in beverage, food and non-food industries. Featured systems include the Kayat 601-T and 801-T Shrink Wrappers, continuous motion packaging machinery. Both feature dual film rolls and lap seal technology. The Kayat TP-50A Tray Packer is an up to four-lane continuous motion packaging machine for the beverage, food (in round container or multipack) and non-food industries.
Bedford Industries, Inc.
Bedford’s line of tie machines include the Super Tyer, which applies ties on larger bagged items at rates up to 30 bags per minute. Bedford Ring Tyer is designed to secure hoses, electrical cords, cables, flowers, or other bundled items. Bedford also offers the Bedford Mini Tyer, which with the ability to automatically apply 20-30 Bedford twist ties per minute, handles lightweight poly or open mesh bags.
Bradman Lake Group
Bradman Lake’s product line of top load and end load cartoning technology includes sleevers. Multipack wrappers come in a number of collation and multipack format options. Bradman-Lake also offers basket loading systems for bakery plants.
BW Integrated Systems
BW Integrated Systems offers high-speed, multipacking cartoners designed for the food and beverage industry. Built to be rugged yet elegant, Nigrelli Ambassador multipacker cartoners handle 4-, 6-, 8-, 10-, 12-, 15-, 18-, and 24-packs of containers such as cans, glass, or PET bottles. The Ambassador is a rotary, servo-driven set-up for single wall and corrugated cartons and features cycle stop flap closing.
Cama North America
Cama’s MP cardboard sleevers are engineered for added value in accessibility, ergonomic design, performance and functionality. Cama’s sleeving machines are designed to provide flexibility, trouble-free running and high productivity. Cama’s electronic cardboard sleeving machines pack bottles, cups and tubs, jars, bricks, tins/cans and thermoformed containers from single and/or double lanes in up to three product layers, with Cama’s patented cardboard sleeve design available.
Cavanna Packaging USA
Cavanna provides several multipacking solutions using flow-wrap technology, either flat or standing on edge. If required, a cardboard can be applied to deliver stiffness to packs. A range of electronic grouping systems delivers superior flexibility to the proposed machinery.
Climax Packaging Machinery, Inc.
Climax Packaging Machinery manufactures custom multipacking equipment for the beverage industry handling glass bottles, cans and PET. Company can help breweries, beverage manufacturers and co-packers automate variety pack lines and achieve speeds from 7 to 50 cases/min. and quick changeover.
Controls Engineering / Madison Banders
Madison Banders by Controls Engineering manufactures banding, taping and labeling systems that provide secure movement of materials and packaging without the breakage, damage, or difficult removal common among conventional banding materials. Featured systems include the Madison Tape Bander for carton taping, club pack, strapping tape, and tamper evident packaging applications that applies virtually any kind of tape in adhesive levels from micro-adhesive (releasable) to permanent around the entire product.
Delkor Systems, Inc.
For packagers who need to form, load, close or shrink bundle, Delkor can provide complete systems from process to pallet, with simple changeovers allowing you to run many different package types. Delkor's Tray Shrink Wrapper can be easily configured to produce Delkor’s patented Turbo Case®, Spot-Pak (pad and shrink wrap packaging), as well as cases or other shelf -ready package designs.
Douglas Machine Inc.
Douglas Machine offers multipacking equipment including multipack cartoners and sleevers. Spectrum® Multipackers continuous motion cartoners are designed for less downtime, high efficiencies, and low operating costs during the multipacking of soft drink, brewery, dairy or nutraceutical products. Multipacking cartoner runs at speeds to 2,400 cans or 1,400 bottles per minute and can run four to 24 single tier packs. Apex™ high-speed, sleeving machines are designed for wraparound, drop-through or neck-through sleeve configurations.
DTM Packaging, a Massman Company
Designed for fast, efficient throughput, EDL Single Roll Wrappers, available from Massman, are designed to deliver high throughput for trayed and trayless applications. EDL’s single roll wrapping systems throughput rates typically range from 20 to 45 packs per minute. Common applications include trays of food or beverage product and collations of containers. The single roll wrapping system is based on an inline layout and can be easily integrated into an EDL upstream wraparound tray former. EDL single roll wrappers can run clear and printed film.
Duravant's end-of-line packaging equipment is engineered for product bundling applications where product information, branding, and visual appeal for the retail shelf and displays are important factors. Duravant’s customized print-registered multipackers are designed for trays, pads and film-only applications for a wide range of industries including food and beverage, household products, pharmaceuticals, automotive, construction materials and hardware.
EAM-Mosca Corporation supplies strapping equipment, strapping materials, parts, and service. Product offering ranges from operator cycled off-line machines to fully automatic inline strapping machines. Featured strappers include the ROMP-6B SoniXs® fully automatic strapping machine, with a modular design offering maximum flexibility for a variety of applications. Combining high-speed with low-cost and reliability, strapping machine features Mosca’s proprietary SoniXs® ultrasonic sealing technology. EAM-Mosca also offers squaring bundlers are designed to square and strap corrugated bundles.
EDL, a Massman Company
EDL supplies a comprehensive lineup of tray wrapping machines designed to accumulate, collate, place and wrap tray/pad supported multipacks. Featured tray wrapping machines include the Single Roll Wrapper, which can accommodate up to 50 packs per minute and print registration. Other tray wrapping systems options include a continuous motion inline wrapper, flight bar wrapper and inline automatic wrapper. Other multipack wrappers include EDL’s Flight Bar Automatic shrink wrapping machine, designed for wrapping light weight products or small multipacks that require substantial handling during wrapping and the Inline Automatic Shrink Wrap machine, designed to shrink wrap a variety of products, including bundling and shrink wrapping cartons to shrink wrapping large windows in multiple package enclosures at low to moderate speeds.
Banding is used to bundle, label and showcase delicate, high-end products. As an alternative to strapping, adhesive labeling, and chipboard sleeving, banding uses a variety of wide but thin materials to keep a strong hold on products without causing damage. Banding equipment offers an eco-friendly way to automatically sleeve and multipack products as an alternative to using adhesives to sleeve products. Customers most commonly use banding solutions for multi-packs, trays, skin packs, and sausage packs. While strapping uses a hard, coarse strap, banding uses a wide ribbon, paper, or fully transparent band. Banding is best known for unitizing printed products, corrugated boxes, paperboard cartons, wipes, and club packs but the application possibilities are limitless.
Fromm Packaging Systems
Fromm Packaging Systems specializes in the manufacture of strapping guns, strapping banders, battery powered strapping tools and polyester strapping tools for packages as well as pallets. With strapping tools for both plastic and steel strapping, Fromm offers a wide range of manual and automatic tools to safely and securely strap products ranging from lumber and timber to aluminum coils, bails, crates, packages of various sizes, pallets and much more.
Garrido Printing Equipment Inc.
Garrido Printing Equipment supplies conveyors, including 180 debris conveyors, flexible conveyors, belted conveyors, intermittent conveyors, belt to lug conveyors, roller conveyors and related equipment. The Advantage Machinery 180 Degree Conveyor is easy to set up and integrates well with Garrido’s Standard Heat Shrink Tunnels Series.
Graphic Packaging International
Graphic Packaging International offers several low- to high-speed basket, fully enclosed, wrap and clip style multipack machinery systems for beverage and other multipack products. Multipacking systems include the QuikFlex™300 system for fully-enclosed packaging, a cost-effective solution with a small footprint for moderate speed requirements, new product introductions, or trial market applications. The Variety Pack Robotic Infeed is a high-speed, automated infeed system designed to stage multiple flavors of beverage cans from loose filled trays and transfers cans to the downstream Graphic Packaging cartoner for multipacking.
Highlight Industries offers strapping equipment including table top strappers and arch strappers, as well as pallet strappers. Featured is the Saturn™ ST-1100, Highlight Industries’ best selling and most affordable tabletop strapping system. Just dial in the strap length and the strap tension and loop the strap around the product and insert it into the machine. The strap is automatically tensioned, cut and heat sealed. Features easy-to-use controls including an illuminated on/off switch, as well as reset, strap reverse, strap feed, strap length, and dial controls for strap tension adjustment from 10 to 100 pounds.
Holland Packaging LLC
Holland Packaging offers the Autopack SLC, a machine that features a pad inserter and welding bar. This medium-speed shrink wrap bundler is equipped with a cardboard pad inserter that can be used in a wide range of industries. The side infeed can be single-lane infeed with horizontal collating done directly onto the pad. For a minimal cost, cardboard pads give extra strength to shrink-wrapped products for better handling and stability on pallets. Cardboard pads can be used for a number of product containers such as jars, aerosol cans, or bottles. The SLC operates at speeds up to 14 ppm and can be configured with multilane infeed packing directly onto the pad.
ITW Hartness offers tray formers and shrink wrap systems for multipacking applications. The Meurer CM/TP tray and wrap-around packer forms low and product-high trays as well as wrap-around cases and RSC-cases for food and non-food applications. ITW Hartness’ Global Shrink with Laminar Tunnel system runs various pack sizes in multiple formats: film only, tray shrink, tray, pad and film only, and pad shrink. Hartness’ GlobalShrink process starts with package design and innovative film research. Designed for easy machine accessibility and reliable changeovers, Global Shrink keeps up with production demands and maintains package integrity without the need for constant operator intervention. The patent pending, optimized laminar airflow of the shrink tunnel increases overall efficiency through uniform shrinking with improved repeatability.
Karlville Development Group
With the acquisition of Cefma in 2008, Karlville expanded its machinery offering to brand-owners worldwide to offer a wide range of carry-handle application systems as well as tape multi-packing machinery. CefmaPACK & CefmaHANDLE product lines offer diverse solutions for end-of-line tape packaging for pouches, bottles and boxes.
KHS USA, Inc.
KHS makes shrink packing and bundling equipment for multipacking PET and cans of water, beer, juice, soft drinks, and other products. Featured in the KHS shrink packer product line is the Innopack Kisters PSP Basic, which wrap packs and loose products only in film or in film on pads at rates of up to 6,000 packs per hour.
Lantech offers a full line of paperboard shipping tray handling and lid applicator equipment for basic and display trays. Many options available for case types and dimensions, speeds, closing methods, machine frame and magazine, and machine performance data communications are available. Featured tray formers include the TE-A, which can form 25 cases per minute for basic trays and theTE-S, engineered to form specialty trays with unique designs. Lantech also supplies a full line of lid applicators for shipping trays.
MG America, Inc.
MG America distributes multipacking equipment including the Cariba C50, a compact, balcony style, intermittent motion bundler/stretch wrapper for cartons, featuring servo-motor driven product collation system. The bundler, designed for fast format changeovers with easy adjustments, runs at speeds to 50 bundles/minute.
Morrison Container Handling Solutions
Morrison Container Handling Solutions offers custom-engineered equipment that will create pack patterns for variety packs or multi-pack needs. Integrating various different design approaches, Morrison builds full systems that prepare containers to go into the final stage of the boxing, cartoning, bundling, or shrink wrapping process. Morrison designs systems to be nimble, adaptable and responsive, equipped with controls packages that run different variety packs or multi-pack options all on one system. If a customer needs to run different containers on the same system, Morrison can even equip it with quick change parts to easily adapt container handling to the new product size now and in the future. Recent custom multipacking applications have included: a divide/stack/group system using timing screw drive units for macaroni and cheese cups in 2, 4 or 6 multipack patterns; and integrated systems for variety pack sorting and filling of single serve coffee pods; and a three-screw stacking custom design assembly for sleeving sour cream tubs.
nVenia, A Duravant Company
Arpac brand’s end-of-line packaging equipment is engineered for product bundling where product information, branding, and visual appeal for the retail shelf and displays are important factors. Arpac offers customized print-registered multipackers that are designed to handle trays, pads and film-only applications for a wide range of industries including food and beverage, household products, pharmaceuticals, automotive, construction materials and hardware.
Omega Design Corporation
Summary Omega Design builds fully automatic systems to collate, unitize, wrap and safeguard a wide array of packaging products. These compact systems can band or shrink wrap products into bundles with a clear, low-density polyethylene film that provides product protection, bundle stability and shelf appeal. Featured products include the Classic DL, a dual lane shrink bundler with the option to switch to a single lane setup. Bundling system is designed with advanced safety, sensing, and control systems to protect product and operators while maximizing ROI.
OPTIMA Machinery Corporation
OPTIMA Machinery Corporation offers multipack bagging machines that handle precision packaging for a variety of bag styles and types for an array of multipacked products. Multipack bagging machine solutions are specialized for maximizing branding and shelf space while maintaining product integrity. Multipack machines handle products ranging from frozen and snack foods to apparel and toilet paper and can be formatted to maximize the end user’s production line.
PakTech is a supplier of handle and carrier applicators for multipacks, cans and unipacks. Featured multipack applicators include the MPA 60 ultra, designed for safety, smart production, and simplicity. Product specific changeover settings are stored to HMI for fast product changeovers; the system is also equipped with remote assistance connectivity equipped. Selectable in-line bypass mode allows product to pass through an MPA30 conveyor. System reaches a 60 cycle/ minute application rate.
PallayPack, a supplier to the pharmaceutical, nutritional, cosmetic, food and other industries, supplies the FM70 wrapping machine for wrapping multilayer bundles. The machine’s versatility makes it suitable for integration with PallayPack cartoning machines.
PDC International Corp.
PDC's product line of shrink sleeve and shrink banding machines includes multipacking and twin packing systems designed to help CPG companies to create twin packs of their products right on their production lines, without the additional labor, freight and multiple handling required to assemble these packs by a third party. Tooling can be installed on the inline machine, or set up so that product is diverted onto a spur conveyor through the machine and shrink tunnel. Systems can also be set up off-line, in a production or distribution area, for twin packing on an as-needed basis.
Pester USA Inc.
Multipacking equipment for pharmaceutical and consumer designs features white color scheme in RAL 9003. Rectilinear, large-scale and frameless design for an even higher quality appearance. Low and high speed, fully automatic, three function (case erection, case load, and case close), case packers.
Shrink wrap and corrugated bundling machines group multiple products into various configurations and orientations. Shrink bundlers feature automatic collation modules to cluster products with exact and differing dimensions. Shrink wrap machines bundle products with bullseye/sleeve wrap and total closure shrink using printed and clear film. Corrugated solutions pack products using RSC cases, wraparound cases, trays, and pads.
R.A Jones’ wide range of multipackers is capable of running cans, glass and plastic bottles and other containers at various speeds (up to 300 cases per minute) and case pack quantities (4 to 48 packs). Company services multiple beverage products including the beer, wine, soda, sport drink, nutritional drink, and juice industries. Multipacking machines also serve the food and pet industry for canned and cupped products. Whether single tier or double tier, 4 pack to 48 pack, machines can handle multiple package configurations and types including E-Flute & B-Flute cartons. R.A. Jones also has Automatic Magazine Loader (AML) integration capabilities to improve operator efficiency.
Right Stuff Equipment
Right Stuff Equipment manufactures the entire line of AER tray forming equipment and tooling sets. The cam-driven design means the machines are quiet, reliable, low maintenance, with no pneumatics to maintain or replace. Tray forming equipment is designed for high levels of operational equipment efficiency (OEE) and low total cost of ownership (TCO). In 2019, RSE redesigned the AER Model 16-26, now branded the Satellite II. With HMI and PLC controls, the Satellite II features improved safety features while maintaining the reliability of RSE tray formers.
Kolinahr is a supplier of case labeling systems as well as pallet label applicators. The PLC-controlled CL3000 print and apply case labeler uses a Zebra® PAX print engine and heavy-duty spring-loaded tamp-pad that adapts to the case surface, wiping the label on as the case passes. Kolinahr pallet label applicators include the new CR10 robot label applicator, which labels all four sides of a pallet load. Other pallet labelers include the SA31000, a heavy-duty model that prints and applies labels to the front, side or back of a pallet load and the SA1000 automatic pallet label applicator for applying labels to the side.
Seal-A-Tron Shrink Packaging Equipment
In addition to its line of shrink wrapping equipment and shrink tunnels, Seal-A-Tron is an original equipment manufacturer of multipacking equipment such as poly bundlers. Poly bundlers come in manual in-feed and automatic in-feed configurations and are capable of reaching speeds of up to 20 packages/min.
Sidel’s product line of shrink wrapping systems includes a variety of continuous motion and high-speed machines that are designed to handle some of the most complex product shapes and sizes, while keeping energy consumption to a minimum. Highlighted amongst Sidel’s shrink wrapper offering is the EvoFilm® seamless shrink-wrapping range of machines, featuring its Factory of the Future platform with enhanced user experience, fully automatic changeovers and a reliable infeed. Handles a wide scope of film thicknesses from 27 to 100 microns with factoring settings, requiring no future adjustments whatever the film thickness.
Standard-Knapp manufactures tray packing and multipacking equipment for the food, beverage and healthcare industries. Featured multipacking systems include the TriWraptor™ TSUP (tray/shrink/unsupported/pad) packer.
Kliklok wraparound sleevers from Syntegon accommodate the sleeving of meal trays, tubs, and pots, either individually or in a variety of multi-pack configurations, such as single row, double-row and stacked. Carton blanks are placed above collated tubs or trays and folded around the product(s) to form the final package. Kliklok wraparound sleevers handle a wide range of different products and carton styles and shapes, including full, economy, watch strap style, gusseted and other carton profiles. Wraparound cartons are ecologically friendly and economical by reducing the paperboard needed without sacrificing billboard space.
Texwrap Packaging Systems
Texwrap shrink wrappers provide packaging solutions that range from multipacks for containment to retail-ready multipacks produced using high-speed orientation and print registration. Texwrap's shrink wrapping solutions provide exceptional performance and reliability required in fast paced, and round-the-clock operations. Designed for performance, reliability and flexibiity to accommodate a variety of product sizes, Texwrap solutions with “Generation 3” servo technology smoothly integrate the servo technology, PLC control, and the mechanical elements of the machine. Built-in features include programmable cross seal pressure, automatic speed modulation in response to upstream production, “auto space” to precisely separate randomly-fed products, and a “maximizer” control to bring the entire system to top speed. Texwrap equipment pairs with many different types of upstream feeding systems and integrates into almost any application.
Trepko's end-of-line multipacking equipment includes the 780 Series box cartoning machine and the 770 Series wraparound sleeving machine. The 770 sleever machine is designed for handling single serve cups, which it organizes in various pack patterns and wraps with a cardboard sleeve. Sleever features a smooth changeover that enables the same machine to handle a large variety of sleeves and cups, organizing them in numerous pack-patterns. The Trepko 780 series provides packaging solutions of single bricks or bar-shaped packages into cartons of retail size. Products are collated into a given pack pattern and moved into preformed carton blank. Correct seal of the packaging is ensured by gluing on the long side of the box.
Unique Solutions Automation, formerly Z Automation
Unique Solutions Automation manufactures tray packers and sleevers for multipacking applications. Model TP9 351 is a wraparound style tray packer with multiple count configurations. Model TP7.5 501 tray packer features a flexible design for multiple application and stacking capability. Model SL7.5 150C is a sleever featuring a dual overhead sweeper infeed for multiple stack products.
Wayne Automation Corporation
Wayne Automation offers reliable, low-footprint tray packers to handle multipacks of beverage containers as well as uniquely shaped products like motor oil and mouthwash bottles. The WTP Tray Packer is built with the craft brewery in mind, and solves the backbreaking task of loading multiple-packs of beverages in trays. The machine loads pre-formed trays with cases of bottles or cans at speeds up to 15 trays per minute. An optional configuration will also pack trays with ringed cans.
Westrock manufactures tray formers for industries that utilize lidded and non-lidded trays for products like produce and protein. With fast setup times, these tray formers are engineered to offer a perfectly-formed, high strength tray every time while utilizing less material. Additional benefits of utilizing flat blanks include optimization of the customer’s supply chain by reducing storage footprint and a reduction in waste and transportation costs.
Wexxar Bel is an original equipment manufacturer of corrugated tray forming systems. Highlights from Wexxar Bel’s tray forming machine line include the IPAK TF100 fully automatic tray former, designed to be a compact, high performance machine for forming standard four-corner trays. System’s design is highly optimized with the use of servo drives and pneumatic blank stops for reliable, precision tray forming. The IPAK TF100 fully automatic tray former is a compact, entry level machine, loaded with standard features including a 7-in. touch screen and interlocked safety guarding; size changes can be completed in under 5 minutes with color coded quick size change handles, scribed parts and digital readouts.
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