Package Forming Equipment(34 companies)
Any machine that takes flat substrates or raw thermoplastic material to form basic, single-unit empty containers across many flexible and rigid formats, separate from any form of later package filling.
Package Forming Equipment Companies
B&B Packaging Technologies, L.P.
B&B bag and pouch converting equipment is custom designed to meet the needs of each customer. Package formats from three-side seal and stand-up pouches to large side-gusseted and quad-seal bags are all possible. Stand-up pouch machine has features for adding tear-off notches, zipper reseal or handles in a wide variety of film structures including barrier, non-barrier, breathable and fully recyclable as well as paper. Side-gusset bag machines are dedicated to the conversion of PE materials, PET/PE, mono-materials, MDO/PE and other recyclable structures. Longitudinal side gusset formation of quad-seal bags provides a wide range of bag formats with folded, pinch and flat bottoms. Machines for wovens (WPP) bags are also available.
CMD’s stand-up pouch making systems produce a variety of stand-up and gusseted pouches. Pouch making systems are designed for a compact footprint, smooth and quiet operation, with ROI and reliability in mind. CMD customers have reported 40% faster changeovers and consistently better than 90% uptime rates when compared to other models. The extended-length conveyor provides extra time for pack-off. Reduced maintenance touchpoints ensure maximum up-time when producing pouches.
Delkor Systems, Inc.
Delkor S & G Formers can form corrugated or paperboard trays, cartons, cases and club store trays with ease. With over 1000 machines in the field today, Delkor is a common choice for fortune 100 companies when looking to form most package styles.
Delta Modtech offers transdermal patch manufacturing systems with servo-controlled cutting, nipping, sealing, printing and winding stations. Systems feature an expandable modular platform, rigid welded steel frame and the Intelli-MOD® control system with Intuitive HMI touchscreen interface for product recipe recall.
DJS System, Inc.
DJS Systems supplies trim press equipment used for the manufacturing of food service industry cups. Disposable food service packaging automation systems are carefully designed for the automatic product handling of stacks – whether it is cups, lids or other thermoformed product – directly from the trim press. DJS Systems, Inc. offers trim press automation systems that connect to the trim press up to 4 tier. There is also the option of changeover to other tool configurations. When the trim press reaches count, the rows of product are ejected into the trim press automation system (TPA).
Flex-Line Automation, Inc.
Flex-Line’s collaborative box erector reduces the footprint needed to erect cartons, automatically replacing boxes in a queue. With greater flexibility and a smaller footprint than many traditional box erecting solutions, they can be redeployed either with different box sizes when needs change. Collaborative box erectors offer flexibility in programming with a variety of ways depending on end user needs. The box erector can queue and replenish certain size boxes automatically as they are used.
Haumiller Engineering Company
Haumiller equipment assembles many of the most common packages, especially for bottled drinks and food packages that incorporate multi-piece dispensing closures and caps. Haumiller’s positive part-handling techniques and expertise with wide variations in part configurations have provided effective solutions for many consumable products in many households today, including ketchup packages, sports drink dispensing closures, flavored creamer packaging, soft drink syrup delivery valves, salad dressing closures, tamper-evident caps, stadium condiment pumps, rotor-closure assemblies for ground cheeses, spices, etc., and much more.
Holweg Weber supplies paper bag forming equipment for bag styles including standard paper bags, die-cut handle bags, die-cut window bags. Other machines from the Holweg Weber product line include bag forming equipment for twisted handle, flat handle and external handle bags. Holweg Weber also engineers bag forming equipment for specialty bag applications.
IMA Dairy and Food USA
Kompakta is a linear machine that creates stand-up pouches from pre-printed reels. Loaded with two reels for the front and back of the pouch and several reels for the bottom (depending on pouch size), Kompakta automatically unwinds, punches and cuts the material on reels using blades and cutters, before on 3 sides to obtain the finished pouch.
JBT Corporation-FoodTech Division
The BottleTec blow molder from JBT produces lightweight HDPE bottles in almost any possible shape. The molds are easily changed to accommodate different container designs, accommodating open, non-sterile and closed, internally sterile versions. Compact blow molder can produce bottles ranging in sizes from 0.2 liters to 1.5 liters (7 oz. to 50 oz.) at rates of up to 7,500 bottles/hour at full speed.
Karlville Development Group
Karlville Swiss, DSUP (Digital) & HSUP (High Performance) pouch making models offer multiple configurations that allow flexible packaging and label converters to produce a wide variety of pouches from three-side seal to stand-up, with or without zipper. To complement its Swiss line, Karlville offers dedicated, compact pouch machines for center seal, quad seal and flat bottom (box) seal types. Designed to be easy to operate, reduce waste, pouch making machines feature tool-less changeovers to help maximize productivity and reduce set-up times.
The KRAFT VPS100 is a box cutting machine that allows plants to produce corrugated packages at the right time in order to “stop shipping air.” System is designed to boost production towards cost savings and sustainability. Box cutting machine allows plants to produce corrugated boxes in batches that are sized and tailored to their products so that void fill is reduced. Machine creates cuts, creases and perforations in length- and crosswise direction with the patented multi-purpose tools.
In 1.6 seconds, Krones' stretch blow molders from the Contiform 3 series transmute a preform into a PET bottle. With an output of 2,750 bottles per blow-molding station, they produce PET containers at a speed of 82,500 bottles per hour. Design enhancements at carefully chosen points like the oven, the stretching system and the air recycling unit reduce the machine’s appetite for energy and compressed air.
MG America, Inc.
MG America distributes thermoforming equipment used in the pharmaceutical industry, such as the Farmo Res Prima K7, a modern, automatic, deep-draw thermoforming machine range with balcony constructed frame and servo-motor driven design for syringe, vial and ampoule packaging in laminated plastic materials. Main features include compact frame, automatic positioning of sealing plates, perforation and cutting station, operator side reel loading, fast adjustment of the forming clamps, and improved design to minimize space around loading area. Machines are capable of thermoforming depth up to 40 mm and speeds of up to 35 cycles/minute.
Miller Weldmaster’s box making machines are designed to eliminate the frustrations of corrugated contracts, and provide customers with an all-in-one, turnkey solution. Each box making machine includes |unique features and functionality to suit a variety of needs and make boxes on demand. Box making machines are available in fully or semi-automated configurations, offering the flexibility to freely design boxes versus selecting options from a predefined list. Featured machines include the BOXMAT PRO, offering slotting, slitting, scoring/creasing, gluing and printing, all in one quick pass on a compact machine.
Packsize offers a range of box making machines tailored for right-sized cases and boxes, providing on-demand packaging solutions suitable for e-commerce and other packaging applications. Packsize's X7 automated boxing system is designed to enhance efficiency by effectively sizing, folding, and manufacturing boxes to optimize packaging operations. Packsize brands the compact-sized X5 “as the world's first fully automated erected box system.” Designed to transform high-volume order production, the X5 machine combines production stability with efficient packaging throughput and accommodates both “box first” and “box last” production methods at competitive speeds. The EM7 system is engineered to offer versatile flexibility for optimal On Demand Packaging® outcomes, easily adapting to products of various sizes and shapes. The IQ3 machine is a custom box-making machine with advanced intelligent automation features and innovations designed to help retailers and brands elevate their packaging processes.
Paper Machinery Corporation
PMC's servo-driven paper cup and container forming machines are designed for flexibility, speed, low maintenance and affordable capital cost. The newest model, PMC 2001S, features improved ergonomics, increased efficiencies and tooling changeover within an eight-hour shift. It produces 4- to 22-oz. tapered cups and containers at speeds up to 240 cpm. The PMC 2500S is the larger framed machine that forms cups and containers ranging from 4 to 46 oz. at 170 cpm, depending upon configuration. Servo drives on both models work independently to control each station accurately and work together to coordinate the synchronized motion.
In addition to its carton and case erecting equipment, Paxiom Group offers tray and carton forming machines. PopLok® tray forming machines for fold and tuck die-cut trays are ideal for packaging products such as electronics, food, consumer goods, apparel, pharmaceuticals and hardware. The PopLok is commonly used in e-commerce and home delivery when shippers and mailers are needed and is also widely used to form store displays. The compact Boxxer AutoLock tray and case former is designed to receive, pop open and lock corrugated cases, cartons and trays in place prior to the filling process.
Peerless Machine & Tool Corp.
Peerless Machine & Tool Corp offers M40T paper-based plate and tray forming machine, which features quick tooling changeovers for maximum production flexibility. Operator ergonomics are considered in the design, such as lightweight steel rule cut or cut/score dies, external forming die removal rack, easy access decurl unit, vertical lift roll stand. Vertical lift roll stand incorporating pull roller/dancer arm assembly integral to the machine line. In addition, Peerless offers molds used in package forming applications.
PTi Processing Technologies International, LLC
PTi provides inline thermoforming and roll stock production for packaging applications. PTi sheet systems are specifically tailored to support the production of cups, clam shells, lids, trays, domes, and barrier packaging materials. PTi’s high capacity co-extrusion sheet systems are used for inline thermoforming applications such as deep-drawn PP beverage cups.
The Continuous Compression Molding Machine (CCM) from SACMI USA is designed for thermoforming beverage caps. Its hydraulic rotary presses are specially designed to produce thermoplastic products via compression. Through its continuous work cycle, plastic material is fed by a plasticization unit, cut into suitably sized pellets and then inserted inside the cavities. The CCM offers advantages to beverage industry end users such as higher productivity in a shorter cycle time due to lower extrusion temperature, allowing molds to cool caps faster. In addition, the system offers energy savings and consistent weight and size of caps. Other application for SACMI's CCM equipment includes the production of thermoplastic cups and lids.
SencorpWhite supplies new and pre-owned thermoforming machines for forming blister and clamshell packaging for consumer, electronics, cosmetics, personal care, and engineered product packaging. Featured blister and clamshell thermoforms include the Sencorp 2500 Series thermoforming, a new machine that comes with standard features including: freestanding material unwind stand, heated sheet-guide, servo index, cooled rails, manual chain-rail adjust, 100-inch 30-zone radiant quartz oven, form press with 5-inch platen travel (top and bottom), 110-ton pneumatic-bump trim press, integrated automatic scrap rewind mechanism and Siemens® control system.
The Serac Blow Linear (SBL) series of PET blow molding machines is the ideal solution for medium-sized bottle fillers seeking to control transportation and storage costs while optimizing bottle quality. Serac's PET bottle manufacturing machines are designed to produce a wide range of formats, from large 5-liter containers for edible oil to small 50ml samples or premium products. With an output range of 4,000 to 18,000 bottles per hour, the SBL series stands out with its innovative design, prioritizing operator safety and user-friendliness to maximize production uptime. Featuring easy access from all sides with multiple openings and two sliding doors, the mold sliding rack is specifically designed for effortless changeovers. The SBL blower can be used as a standalone machine or integrated into a monobloc system with a Serac filler and capper.
Whether transparent or opaque, and across PET, recycled PET (up to 100% rPET), and refillable PET (refPET), the Sidel EvoBLOW range of bottle blowing machines offers customized packaging shapes and formats with lightweighting possibilities. Sidel EvoBLOW Aseptic is supplied mainly in Combi configuration including preform sterilization, blowing, filling and capping for beverage and dairy applications. Sidel Aseptic Combi Predis™ aseptically produces PET packaging for teas, juices, nectars, isotonics and liquid dairy products (such as UHT milk or soy milk).
SIPA North America
SIPA supplies PET bottle production systems including stretch blow molders, rotary and linear blowing systems, as well as blowing moulds and tools. Designed for large size containers, the SFL BIG and SFL MAXI linear blowers are engineered for small- and medium-scale production of containers anywhere from 12 to 25 liters in size for sectors such as mineral water, oil, beer, wine, household chemicals, mineral oils. XTRA is a rotary blowing system featuring high bhc and a wide active process angle, designed to deliver high bottle quality regardless preform material (rPET, bio-based resins) while saving energy across the board. Numerous other blowing systems are available.
SMI USA Inc
SMI’s rotary stretch blow molders are available both in standalone and combination versions to ensure high performances in the stretch blow molding of PET, PEN and PP bottles, mainly used for the food, beverage and detergent industries. Range of stretch blow molders includes three EBS K ERGON models, from 2 to 4 cavities, for the production of PET bottles with a maximum output of 2,300 bph/cavity, depending on machine model and product. Company also offers seven EBS E ERGON models, from 4 to 16 cavities, for PET bottle production with outputs up to 2,300 bph/cavity.
Starview Packaging Machinery
Starview offers affordable thermoforming machines and tooling for producing small- to high-volume preformed plastic packaging
Tech-Long’s Generation 5 blow molding machines feature technology designed to reduce air and electricity consumption. PET blow molders can blow bottles from 0,2L to 20L for all types of PET packages. Machines are designed for speed, capable of producing up to 2,400 bottle/hr per cavity, and up to 81,000 bottle/hr. Other features include HP air recovery of up to 55%, 10-15% reduction in power consumption, and a robust design and manufacture with a 97% minimum efficiency.
Totani's converting machinery product line includes high-speed pouch machines for the production of the three-side seal, shaped, stand-up, spouted, reclosable (both slider and press-to-close), side- gusseted fin seal, side-gusseted quad-seal and true flat bottom, side-gusseted pouches. Machinery also produces a unique, five-panel pouch known as The Box Pouch®, Totani’s original design.
Union Special specializes in the design and manufacture of sewing equipment used to manufacture bags, small bags and FIBC bags.
VC999 Packaging Systems Inc.
The new R-Series Rollstock Thermoformer from VC999 is built upon over 50 years of packaging industry knowledge and designed to be faster, cleaner and safer. Other models include the P-Series, featuring modular body components that are interchangeable for major line changes and product revisions. Thermoformers are capable of vacuum, MAP, and skin in rigid and flexible formats all in one machine and are designed with stainless construction for excellent washdown, exceeding IP69 cleanliness standards. Forming and sealing die lifts utilize an amazing design to deliver powerful, even pressure. And all p-Series machines and safety features are controlled by a fast PLC human machine interface (HMI) that is both user friendly and flexible.
Visual Packaging Machinery, Inc.
Visual Packaging manufactures an extensive range of thermoforming machines, from lab type to fully automatic vacuum and pressure thermoforming machines. Models range from single station sample machines, to semi-automatic to fully automatic vacuum and pressure forming.
WeighPack Systems Inc. / Paxiom
In addition to its carton and case erecting equipment, WeighPack offers tray and carton forming machines. PopLok® tray forming machines for fold and tuck die-cut trays are ideal for packaging products such as electronics, food, consumer goods, apparel, pharmaceuticals and hardware. The PopLok is commonly used in e-commerce and home delivery when shippers and mailers are needed and is also widely used to form store displays. The compact Boxxer AutoLock tray and case former is designed to receive, pop open and lock corrugated cases, cartons and trays in place prior to the filling process.
Zund America, Inc.
Zünd's digital cutters let customers create packaging prototypes and samples in the same quality as can be achieved in the production process. Set-up times are exceedingly short, letting users react to any changes quickly and with great flexibility.
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