Packaging machinery that applies an outside cap over a container with a plug, pump, or other type of seal, such as a protective cap applied to a pump hairspray product. Are you considering purchasing new filling, capping or closing machinery? Learn more about what to look for in your next purchase.
Accutek Packaging Equipment Co.
Accutek supplies a wide range of capping machinery for applications in screw spindle, screw chuck, roll-on bottle and press/push-on bottle capping. Featured cappers include the Accutek’s Semi-Automatic Spindle Capper (SSC-6), designed to accurately torque most cap types – flat caps, flip top caps, pull spouts, safety caps, child proof caps, sport caps, trigger pumps, and closures with over-caps or induction seals – onto a wide range of bottles at speeds up to 120 cpm. Other machines include Accutek Auto AccuCappers, continuous motion machines that replace the tedious work of manually pressing and/or placing snap caps and prevent costly spills by removing human error from the process.
AROL North America
AROL North America designs and builds an extensive range of capping, pluggers and closure machinery for applications across the food, beverage, pharmaceutical and chemical markets. Numerous models of capping equipment handle highly specialized applications, such as: systems for applying aerosol caps on personal care containers; can cappers for beverage filling lines; plastic flip-top closure application systems for personal care; mushroom and straight corking equipment for wine bottling lines; long plastic pressure cap systems for chemicals and home goods; and much many other machines.
BellatRx manufactures capping and torquing equipment for threaded, press-on or crimped caps with precision torque control. The Magna Capper is an automatic inline capping machine designed for large containers and closures. Also available are: the Secure Star Capper, an automatic high-speed starwheel cap applicator; the Secure Chuck Capper, an automatic in-line cap applicator; and the Prime Capper, an entry-level automatic inline cap applicator.
BW Packaging Systems
Pneumatic Scale Angelus, a Barry-Wehmiller Packaging Company, offers mechanical servo and rotary capping machines, with a focus on machines for “marketing-style caps” for the personal care, food, beverage and chemical industries. PSA capping machines have a compact footprint, with stainless steel barrier guarding and interlocking access doors, and are available in standalone, freestanding turret, or monobloc configurations. PSA's mechanical rotary cappers are ideal for almost any application requiring pump caps, screw caps, press-on caps, plugs, and overcaps for glass, metal, plastic, and fiberboard containers. Machines provide accurate torque control through the use of magnetic torque units, and employ several anti-rotation measures to ensure that each container is securely held throughout the capping process, eliminating crushing, scuffing, slipping, or spilling.
Capmatic manufactures various retorquing and capping systems for a variety of liquid and semi-viscous filling applications in pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, personal care and other industries. Highlighted amongst Capmatic’s product catalog of dozens of cappers is the BeltStar servo-driven inline screw capper, providing extensive control and accuracy when handling the bottles and tightening the caps. BeltStar inline retorquers for screw cap, screw pump and tightening applications allows for programmable recipe-driven changeovers, displays true application torque, and provides 100% torque verification through the HMI.
CDA USA, Inc
CDA USA supplies automatic or semi-automatic capping/screwing machine, with or without distribution system of corks/caps, independent or integrated into a complete packing line. CDA offers a wide range of capping and screwing solutions for applications involving liquid and semi-liquid products: flat screw cap, spray cap, pump cap, pipette cap, security cap, beer cap and other drinks, twist off cap and more. CDA capping and screwing machines are suitable for a wide panel of caps and other closing systems used in sectors including food, beer, liquor, cosmetics, e-liquids, chemicals and more.
Capping machines properly place or crimp closures onto bottles and vials of all shapes and sizes. Systems handle every type of closure: flat caps, eye dropper bulbs and nasal sprays.
Closure Systems International, Inc.
Capping machines from Closure Systems International feature rated speeds of up to 50 bottles/min. and 3,000 bottles/hour per head. Product line features machines with 4 to 36 heads on multi-head cappers, all with corrosion resistant materials in the product zone. Capping systems are available as turret or freestanding machines. Featured cappers include the Series 5000 Combi, designed as a durable and versatile capper that can effectively apply a wide variety of closures, including aluminum caps, TSROPP, ROPP, screw caps, lug caps, ring pulls, and T-corks for glass, aluminum, and PET bottles.
Del Packaging, Ltd
Del Packaging manufactures a wide variety of rotary cappers and lidders for straight-walled canisters, tapered walled cups/tubs, and small vials or tubes. Del Packaging's equipment is designed to handle round, square, oval and odd shaped containers, caps, plugs and lids.
E-PAK Machinery, Inc.
At E-PAK Machinery, choose from a selection of machines engineered for capping bottles of all types, including automatic vertical wheel pluggers, chuck cappers, snap cappers and spindle cappers.
FEMC's overcapping systems are used to apply snap-on caps for a variety of circumstances, either following a heat sealing application or as a primary method of sealing package contents. Robotic capping solutions are also available.
Fill-Tech Solutions Inc.
Fill-Tech OC series of overcapping systems is designed to provide reliable, trouble-free application of wipe on or snap-on lids. With speeds ranging from 120 up to 350 containers per minute, the OC series offers a solution for nearly any application. Engineered for container control and lid delivery, the OC series handles captivator blocks, timing screws, stabilizer belts or a combination of these, with care and speed.
Filler Specialties, Inc.
Filler Specialties offers a full line of standalone rotary container cappers for handling screw caps, press-on caps, snap/screw caps, flat caps, sport caps, foil caps and specialty closures. Models range from three head to 30 head units to meet the capping requirements with speeds up to 700 containers per minute.
Fogg Filler Co.
Offering a variety of turrets, Fogg capping machines handle multiple capping applications. Fogg capping equipment technologies include pick-in-place, articulating jaw and ROPP cappers. Fogg systems can also run flat screw, sport, snap and snap screw closures on the same bottle capping machine, with Fogg’s change parts making changeover quick and easy. Fogg reports its cappers can cap 99% of caps in the industry and can be integrated with customers’ fillers, or sold as a standalone unit.
groninger manufactures a vast array of closing and sealing equipment for pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, health care and other markets. Its fully automatic, continuously operating high-speed closing machine is designed for cosmetics applications and handles round, flat and formed glass bottles and a wide range of closures. Machines feature gentle processing of bottles and closure components, can processing of up to 3 different closure elements simultaneously and reach outputs of up to output up to 18,000 units/hour with a toolless changeover.
Grupo Empac SA de CV
Grupo Empac SA DE CV offers a range of automatic and semi-automatic capper machines.
Haumiller Engineering Company
The Haumiller 4200 Overcapper is a 6-pocket continuous motion machine built for aersol overcapping applications. System handles cans with quick-disconnect, anti-static can guides and star wheels. System handles a maximum of 180 parts per minute.
Kaps-All Packaging Systems Inc
Kaps-All manufactures a broad range of capping, overcapping, retorque, lidders and hand capper machines for numerous applications and speeds. Models include the A6 Spindle Auto Capper, a fully automatic machine that handles screw caps of all materials and styles from 8mm to 120mm including pilfer evident and child resistant cap closures. Model FA6 Portable 6 Spindle Cap Tightener and Retorquer, for pump and trigger cap tightening, runs at speeds of up to 300 bpm and requires only 38 in. of line space. Model BE4-Portable Over Capper/Lidder handles over caps, lids and fitments of all materials and styles from 13mm to 70mm.
Liquid Packaging Solutions
Liquid Packaging Solutions manufactures capping machinery to meet the needs of the specific closure for any given project, from ROPP to screw-on, snap and corks, LPS offers automatic, semi-automatic and manual options.
New England Machinery
PMMI member New England Machinery (NEM) manufactures a full line of capping systems including bottle capping machines, container capping equipment, and cap sorters for a wide variety of applications. NEM’s capping machines and bottle cappers tighten screw-caps and lug-type caps, close oriented and non-oriented push-down closures, and secure plugs, fitments and lids, to ensure all are securely placed on the customer's bottle or container.
NJM Packaging’s Capper family includes both in-line belt, in-line disc and rotary continuous models. NJM provides a number of features and options to suit any operation, including a variety of cap feeders, elevators and chutes. All cappers feature stainless steel, heavy-duty construction and the latest in controls. Compact design makes them easy to incorporate into packaging operations. In addition, NJM also supplies retorquers as in-line belt or in-line disc type to reapply the cap to the proper torque after induction sealing.
PMC Industries specializes in pump cappers and crimper machines for products ranging from household goods, cosmetics and aerosol products to personal care items such as lotion and finger pump liquid products. Product line includes several models, such as the PMC Pump Capper, designed to apply all styles of pump caps while also handling many other styles of closures at speeds from 60 to 300 caps/min. Other models include the ERC-1600 capper, for spout pumps and lotion pump capping applications, dispensing pumps up to 2 liter sizes and the Trigger Capper/Screw Capper, running trigger pumps, screw caps with diptubes and flat screw caps on the same machine with fast changeover.
Pneumatic Scale Angelus
Pneumatic Scale Angelus (PSA) makes a line of capping equipment including mechanical rotary capping machines such as the TC capper, which handles a wide range of screw caps, press-on caps, plugs, and overcaps. PSA also makes servo rotary cappers, designed for almost any application requiring pump caps, screw caps, press-on caps, plugs, and overcaps for glass, metal, plastic, and fiberboard containers.
Ronchi America LLC
The SIRIO family of capping machines covers a very wide range of capping applications, offering servo-driven as well as mechanical solutions capable of applying closures used in the personal care, detergent, pharmaceutical and food products industries.
Capping machines from Serac are designed to reduce changeover time and tooling costs and run containers from 100g to 35kg, up to 400mm width, 500 mm height. Serac cappers handle materials including PET, PP, PS, aluminum and glass with outputs of up to 36,000 cph.
Shibuya Hoppmann Corp.
Filling and capping systems from Shibuya Hoppmann are designed to ensure customer satisfaction and consumer safety. Product line of servo and mechanical cappers are used in a wide range of applications, such as aseptic filling and capping for beverages. Shibuya Hoppmann also manufactures filling and capping systems for dairy, soy sauce as well as a cleanser filler and capper system for personal care products.
SOLUTECH Packaging Systems
Solutech supplies a top cap dispenser for capping applications. This machine was made to dispense automatically caps and feed them into an automatic capping machine. The caps are first sorted in order to be all in the same direction, than directed into a chute to arrive in a controlled manner into the capping machine. Solutech built this machine using stainless steel; it meets FDA requirements and is designed to be easy to clean.
SureKap’s most popular fully automatic capper utilizes the latest technology to automatically place and precisely torque a wide spectrum of cap types onto virtually any bottle style. Designed for maximum efficiency and versatility, this straight line, six-spindle capper features a new non-vibratory, high speed belt feeder with floor-level loading and a heavy-duty stainless steel frame.
Terco specializes in the manufacture of equipment for aerosol and liquid filling equipment, including overcappers for aerosol can packaging. Featured machines in the Terco product line include the Model RO-150-C Rotary Overcapper, a six-head rotary system designed to place and secure overcaps at rates up to 150 cans per minute. Configured with a continuous motion drive system, these machines feature an explosion proof, variable speed drive system. With simple set-up and robust construction, these units are designed to meet the needs of automated aerosol filling production. Each system comes standard with an air driven centrifugal sorter bowl to sort, orientate, and feed a wide variety of overcaps. Available upgrades include bulk feed elevators, “no-cap” detection, and sanitary/dairy construction.
Tetra Pak Inc.
Tetra Pak has a wide range of cap application systems that handle closures for portion packs, family packs, chilled and ambient solutions. Among Tetra Pak’s capping systems are the Capper 30 by Trepak 0100, for running Tetra Pak E3 packaging, featuring a high-capacity storage cap hopper, additional stand-on platform for the operator and a high-speed cap elevator.
U.S. Bottlers Machinery Co.
From pumps, to straws, to laundry detergent spouts, USB manufactures custom-made rotary cappers to apply a broad range of cap types, shapes and sizes. Offered in a 14-in. pitch diameter, up to 40-in. for speeds up to 1000 bottles/min., U.S. Bottlers cappers can be built as standalone machines, or integrated into a monobloc/tribloc configuration to combine with its line of fillers. Featured products included the Rotary Chuck Style Capper, designed to apply and rotate a pre-sorted cap on a container, based on a predetermined applied torque. Other models include the High-Speed Capper (HC) and the Rotary Overcapper. In addition, U.S. Bottlers offers filler and capper technology in one simplified, integrated monobloc system.
Zalkin designs and manufactures high-performance capping and cap handling systems – from a 5 mL-vial to a 5-gallon container. Zalkin capping technology addresses the full range of application needs for a wide variety of industries. Zalkin & beltorque® offer a full range of freestanding cappers capable of repeatably and reliably applying a wide range of closures to virtually any rigid package. Zalkin’s line of capping systems typically include a combination of capping heads, cap applicator, cap orienter, cap elevator and a cap conveyor.
ZimaPack offers both rotary capping machines and monoblocs that can include rinsers, fillers and cappers on a single machine. ZimaPack also offers the cap feeding systems to automate the capping process including the cap sorters, cap elevators and cap chutes. Custom chuck style capping heads can accommodate a wide range of caps including but not limited to: screw caps; press-on/screw-on trigger caps; flip-top screw caps; droppers; drip cap; dispenser pumps; sport and push-pull caps; dispense caps with pouring spouts; lug or twist caps. Cap change parts are labeled with cap description. Reject systems are available for missing and/or crooked caps.
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