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Sleevers - Multiple Items

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A wide variety of machines that apply a sleeve, typically made of paperboard or corrugated or other materials, around multiple products or packages. Looking at new cartoning, case packing, and multipacking machines? Learn more about what to look for in your next purchase.

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Sleevers are specialized machines used to create paper or plastic sleeves that fit snugly around products, providing a protective layer that keeps the product safe and confined or bundled, while serving as a piece of visual real estate to promote build brand equity and convey marketing messages. Sleeving machines work by taking a flat plastic or paper material, and transforming it into a sleeve that can be applied over a container or product. This sleeve can be printed with high-quality graphics, including brand assets, product information and promotional messaging, sometimes replacing traditional labels. And it can also include tamper-evident features for added security. The advantages of using a sleeve for packaging are numerous. At its most basic, the sleeve provides an extra layer of protection for the product, helping to contain or bundle the contents of the package. A sleeve around a thermoformed tray of cookies or cake in the deli aisle of the grocery store protects the product, containing the parts of the package together. It also provides easy, highly visible tamper-evidence. Beyond just a protective measure, sleeves also serve as a marketing tool, helping to build brand recognition and increase product visibility. The graphics that can be printed on the sleeve can be leveraged to help the product stand out on store shelves, catching the eye of customers. Think of the shelf appeal of a recycled paper sleeve with colorful graphics around a bar of hand-crafted soap, for example. Along the same lines, sleeves can also be customized to convey special promotions or limited-time offers. Sleeves have a broad range of applications for various packaging formats, including trays, cartons, and other containers. There are several key advantages of using sleeving machines, one such being their versatility. Plastic sleeve machines can be used with a wide range of materials, including PVC, PET, OPS and polypropylene. This gives manufacturers the ability to choose the materials that best fit their needs, allowing for better customization of the sleeve. Paper based sleeving machines can also be a good investment, delivering appealing and eye-catching presentations for products while providing sustainable options by replacing plastic labels. Most materials used to create paper-based sleeves are 100% recyclable, making them a more eco-friendly option compared to other packaging materials. Additionally, the sleeves can be removed easily, allowing the container to be separated from the sleeve. Sleeving applicator machines are also very efficient, production-wise. They can label products at a high speed, reducing the amount of time it takes to package products. This helps businesses save on both time and labor costs, making them a popular choice for large-scale manufacturing operations. Sleeving machines can also be fully automated, further enhancing their efficiency. Overall, sleeving machines and their resultant sleeves offer a beneficial augmentation to many different types of packaging formats, serving several different purposes. Right here on PMMI’s ProSource directory, you can browse through vetted and verified OEMs and suppliers of sleeving machines. Find the sleever you need today.
The companies represented on this page and throughout this directory are members in good standing of PMMI, the Association for Packaging & Processing Technologies. Companies who are not members of PMMI are not listed in this directory.