Pre-made Tray/Cup/Bowl Packaging Equipment(35 companies)
Machines that handle, load, fill, and seal containers such as trays, blister packs, cups and bowls that have been manufactured offline on a separate operation. Are you looking at new tray, blister, or clamshell equipment? Here are some best practices on what to look for.
Pre-made Tray/Cup/Bowl Packaging Equipment Companies
Tray sealing machines from AmeriPak run at rates of 30-60 units/min., helping to automate the industrial packaging with high levels of efficiency for packaging produce, consumer goods, or fresh, frozen or prepared foods. The Series 30 is AmeriPak's most compact automatic filled tray sealer, ideal for applications requiring high output from a small physical space. The Series 60 tray sealers handle film seal widths of over 10 inches, allowing to seal containers over a greater range of sizes and permitting multi-lane machine configurations.
Atlas Vac Machine
Atlas Vac Machine is an original equipment manufacturer of a full range of medical device tray sealers as well as blister and tray sealers for pharmaceutical and hygienic consumer product applications. Highlighted machines from the product line include the 1830S Electric Tray Sealer, featuring a heat sealing area of 18 x 30 in. (45.7cm x 76.2cm), with other sizes on request. Other machine features include a servo-driven press assembly and a horizontally oriented light curtain system that is Class 3 OSHA compliant with separate safety circuitry. Other highlighted machines include the manually operated 1518S Single Shuttle Medical Device Tray Sealer with a manually operated single shuttle and the 1518 Dual Shuttle sealer.
Belco Packaging Systems, Inc.
Belco is an original equipment manufacturer of tray sealing equipment for medical device packaging applications. The BM PC tray sealer is designed to ensure the highest level of consistency and repeatability in producing high quality seals for an FDA monitored environment. System’s open PC architecture allows real time package data acquisition and monitoring of every cycle for process alarms while also reporting both machine level and cycle level errors and LAN capability. Features standard RFID identification of any seal fixture prior to allowing a cycle to run. Integration of barcode scanners and vision systems is easily handled thanks to the EtherCAT and Ethernet protocols already integrated into the control system.
Bessen Corp. manufactures two models of tray sealing machines for heat-sealing food products in a modified atmosphere, and offers options for customized tray sealing equipment. SMART 200 tray and SMART Tray 400 are both capable of sealing a wide range of tray material and sizes using a variety of different film materials. All of Bessen's machines are customized to fit the individual manufacturing needs and specific tray sizes of the customer.
BW Packaging Systems
Ermi and Dairy Pack brands of preformed cup filling machines from Synerlink, a Berry-Wehmiller Packaging Company, are designed for premium, unitary primary packaging, whether they’re to be sold individually or grouped into different SKUs at end-of-line. These fillers can also be used to fill buckets for family portions and catering markets. Ermi and Dairy Pack FS cup filling machines accept any shape (round, oval, square, conical, reverse conical) or material (plastic, aluminum, glass, terra cotta) for cups, whether they’re stackable or not. With ranges from 4,000 to 63,000 containers per hour, machines offer three levels of hygiene for standard, extended and long shelf-life items. Machines accommodate up to three different cup shapes and/or diameters on the same line.
Cavanna Packaging USA
From the CARTESIO robotics division of Cavanna comes the G41 model, a compact solution for loading products into trays at the end of line. A head samples the products from the vertical arrangement device (VMC) with continuous feed from the packaging machine. Works with all kinds of products, filling display trays and American-style boxes.
Compass Industrial Group, LLC
Compass Industrial offers many Tray Loading System solutions for crackers, cookies, or other products that go in a tray. The VersaLoader, designed for rapid tray loading, runs multiple cell counts with the change of a recipe and is available in a wide variety of formats.The GP-Loader is ideal for loading delicate product into trays, such as creme and marshmallow filled cookie products. Used in conjunction with one of Compass Industrial’s slug formers and cross conveyors, the drum loader can load multiple tray possibilities.
Darifill supplies equipment to fill ice cream and related products into premade cups. Featured in the Darifill product line is the Lynx, which fills containers ranging from 3 fluid oz to half gallons at speeds of 240 pints per minute, or 120 in 48 -64 fl. ounce sizes per minute. Another model, the Gemini, is capable of filling up to 420 cups per minute and features tab, heat seal, overcap and crimp lid capability.
DMM Packaging, Inc.
DMM Packaging manufactures canister and tray sealers for low to medium speed applications for pre-made trays. The T12H is part of the family of T-Series of thin film tray sealers for cosmetic, dairy, dry goods and food. Featuring a precision tooled flight bed, guillotine, or die-cut seal heads, and a variety of tray denesting devices, this sealer runs up to 120 trays/min. on four lanes. With an All Servo Powertrain the T-Series Sealers have the flexibility to perform in a number of industries that require high accuracy tray filling and tray sealing. The T3H tray sealer is suitable for a number of industries requiring high accuracy tray filling and sealing.
FEMC specializes in denesting automation and offers a variety of machines to fit virtually any need denest, fill and seal operation. Whether the client is currently using hand placing, starting a new line, or replacing an troublesome existing system, FEMC can help. Denesting automation can be used with plastic, paper, foam, metal, and more materials for applications in industries such as ready-to-eat meals, meat packing, frozen meals, container production, produce packing, single-serve foods and much more.
Harpak-ULMA Packaging LLC
Harpak-ULMA Packaging’s tray sealing packaging machines are used in the fresh foods and frozen meals markets. Tray sealing machines seal a rigid tray and heat seals a plastic film to trays flange. The seal is airtight, so that customers can take advantage of MAP technology to prolong the product’s shelf life by slowing down harmful bacteria that causes spoilage. Seal also functions as a simple dust cover for frozen products where no MAP requirements exist.
When paired together, Hinds-Bock Servo Filling Machines and Servo Spout Bridges are ideal for filling a wide variety of entrée items into trays, cups, bowls and tubs. Run products as thin as gravy to thick mashed potato as well as particulate products like macaroni and cheese or fettuccini alfredo. In comparison to conventional piston fillers, the Hinds-Bock Servo Filling Machines are designed to run faster, use much less air, can be Cleaned In Place (CIP) and require less maintenance. Modern controls allow for much faster set up. The operator simply calls up a recipe in the operator interface (HMI), brings up the appropriate fill profile and the filler automatically adjusts itself.
In addition to its chamber vacuum and other bag sealers, IMPAK supplies sealing equipment for cups and bowls, including large frame circular sealers. Featured models in the IMPAK product line include the CS95SA Semi-Automatic Circular Cup/ Tray Sealer.
JBT Corporation-FoodTech Division
JBT Proseal designs and manufactures an extensive and varied range of tray sealing machinery with throughputs from 6 to 240 packs per minute. This high-speed capacity is complimented by a number of benefits including; user-friendly intuitive design, eco-friendly electric seal actuation, and ultimate flexibility. The machinery flexibility includes features such as 2-minute tool changeover and optional technology for all types of tray sealing formats including: gas flush (MAP), vacuum gas, and skin packaging, all of which is able to be added or removed at any time, regardless of the machine’s age. Tray sealer models cover a wide range of applications from baby food and bakery to personal care, soups, and pet food.
Jordan Manufacturing, Inc.
Jordan Manufacturing supplies performed tray machines that create all standard tray styles for a variety of industries. Featured machines include the 12J 5-in. for "E" cups of 2 in. widths and 2.5 in. lengths. Typical applications include jellies, sauces and syrups. It runs at production rates of 720 cups/minute. Jordan Manufacturing machines also handle filling of entrees, bakery foods, health food, peanut butter, butter, condiments and other products.
LoeschPack PPT USA
Use tray loaders and tray loading machines from LoeschPack to point dry baked goods in the right direction, quickly and gently, straight into tray packaging. Loesch’s patented LOKEM tray loading system is designed for fully automatic filling of confectionery and dry baked goods products such as biscuits, cookies and chocolates into single and multi-rowed trays. Primarily used to handle delicate products with large dimensional and shape tolerances, LOKEM packs at speeds of up to 800 products/min. The products can be arranged in the tray standing on edge, in flat or shingled position according to requirement.
Machine Builders & Design, Inc.
The Traypacker takes food products at full oven capacity via supply cooling conveyors, guides them into multiple lanes, accumulates and indexes them, places them into groups (slugs) of a predetermined count, and drops them into a premade tray that is positioned precisely by the system at speeds of up to 300 rows/minute. Various types of cookies can be loaded, including wire-cut, rotary molded, enrobed, and sandwiched items.
The MGS portfolio includes several technologies to denest and place stacked trays, tubs, clamshells quickly and accurately. Featured equipment for bowls, trays and cups includes the IPP (Intermittent Pick n' Place) for feeding stackable items, the ITD (Intermittent Tray Denester) running at 70 ppm, the RPP (Rotary Pick n' Place) system for denesting and feeding stackable items, and the Vortex, a bulk feed/sort/singulate system for applications on trays and bowl lines.
Modern Packaging LLC
Modern Packaging designs and manufactures precision packaging systems that fill and seal nearly any dry, liquid, semi-viscous or viscous product into preformed cups or trays for the food, dairy, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries. All units are 24 hour production machines that are servo or cam driven, have stainless steel construction and can be either aseptic or positive clean air pressure filling systems. In addition, all systems are easy to operate, maintain and fulfill all USDA , UL and 3A dairy standards. Featured equipment includes the Modern Straight Line (SL) filling systems, known for quality and performance in the food, coffee, juice, and sauce industries.
nVenia, A Duravant Company
Ohlson Brand reciprocating placer automatically denests stacks of plastic clamshell trays in order to place them on an indexing conveyors or other part of the production process in order to be filled.
Omori North America
Omori supplies a range of high-speed tray wrapping machines designed to be highly efficient and minimizing material use. Tray wrappers can run many film types including eco-friendly and biodegradable materials. Machines are available in fixed or automatic variable speed modes.
Ossid supplies the ReeTray 30, an entry-level, semi-automatic tray sealing machine designed to meet the production needs of small to medium size processors. Machine is ideal for large processors looking to run test batches prior to a product launch or larger machine purchase, for ambient, modified atmosphere (MAP) and vacuum skin (VSP) sealing of pre-made trays. Applications include sealing trays of beef patties, salmon steaks, chicken wings, sausages, rib-eye steaks and more. Machine features a simple set-up and functionality.
Machines for filling premade trays, cups and bowls handle tasks such as denesting, conveying, filling, sealing and capping. Units also are available for hand-filled, modified atmosphere packaging (MAP), high pressure packaging (HPP) ready and for hot- or cold-filled options. Stainless steel and Dairy 3A configurations available.
Point Five Packaging, LLC
Point Five Shelf Life Solutions offers a wide range of tray, cup, and bowl tray sealers, from tabletop test units to high-speed automatic systems. Many of units are capable of using modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) and vacuum skin packaging (VSP) technologies.
PPi Technologies Group
Tray sealers distributed by PakSource Global , Caveco and PSG Sung through PPi Technologies yield leak proof packaging while improving distribution logistics and retail presentation. Machines are designed to manufacture attractive packaging that shows the product down to the smallest detail while capturing the product's natural freshness.
Precision PMD designs and manufactures film membrane sealing systems for pre-formed rigid and semi-rigid containers as well as a complete line of denesters for paper, plastic and foil containers. Precision PMD sealers can seal paperboard and plastic trays and cups. Machines are designed to fit specific application needs for today with the ability for growth in the future. Precision PMD's pre-made tray and cup fillers range from lower volume, intermittent models to continuous machines for higher volume applications. All Precision PMD denesters can be servo driven or can be mechanically linked to an existing system’s drive source.
Proseal America Inc
Proseal America offers a wide array of semi-automatic, automatic, and manual inline tray sealing machines, ranging from gash flushing systems for produce to tray sealers for ready meals, sandwich packaging and MAP applications. Proseal’s other machine capabilities include atmospheric seal, hermetic shrink, vacuum/gas and skin pack. Featured tray sealers are the GT1s, an automatic, large-capacity, high speed, pre-made in-line tray sealing system designed to cut labor costs running up to 80 packs/min. The GTOe is an automatic, medium capacity, inline tray sealing system for applications such as filling trays with pork products at speeds of up to 36 packs/min.
RND Automation’s MediSeal semi-automatic tray sealer delivers an FDA Validatable seal process for medical device tray packaging applications. Available with single or dual independently controlled seal heads, the system requires preformed trays and precut sheets of pre-printed lid stock. This machine is best suited to target low-volume production environments or applications requiring frequent tool changes and for large format, high dollar medical devices. The MediSeal machine is fully validatable to make sure the package meets temperature, pressure and contact time requirements. The MediSeal Tray Sealer can produce up to 600 packages per hour depending on the number of cavities per rotation.
Ross Industries, Inc.
Tray sealing machines from Ross Industries include the X450 semi-automatic tray sealer, handling MAP, VSP/VAC, as well as lid packaging with its simple, flexible, and efficient design. Inpack S Tray Sealers produce modified atmosphere packages utilizing pre-formed trays in any size or shape for fresh, refrigerated, retort, or frozen food products. Other models include the Ross IN1100 automatic MAP and VSP tray sealing and packaging and Ross Inpack “IN” Series of fully automatic machines for MAP packaging.
Starview Packaging Machinery
Starview offers food tray sealing machines with a focus on start-ups and medium volume food processing facilities. Shuttle, rotary and inline models in various seal area sizes are available.
Rhino food tray sealing machines help businesses seeking to enhance the shelf life, appearance, and distribution reach of their products. UltraSource offers three tray sealing machines that are available in seal only or with modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) capability.
VC999 Packaging Systems Inc.
VC999 offers tray sealing equipment, such as the TS200 Compact Tabletop Tray Sealer, designed for flexible, efficient performance and small to medium packaging volumes, especially in R&D, food, and scientific settings. Items to be packaged are placed manually in a prefabricated tray. The filled trays are then covered with film and sealed airtight, or evacuated and filled with modified atmosphere gas before sealing (MAP system), then cut for a perfect finished look, ready for shipment or retail sales.
Winpak Lane, Inc.
Winpak’s WC horizontal inline fill/seal packaging machine is designed to fill and seal a wide variety of product types, volumes and cup sizes. These versatile machines are designed to run preformed plastic multi-pocket trays that are then separated into individual rectangular cups on the packaging machine. Fill/seal machines utilizing preformed cups are designed to be more economical and efficient than horizontal in-line form/fill/seal cup machines. The WC model cup machine is capable of running production rates up to 600 packages per minute. Other cup and tray filling machines are also available.
World Cup Packaging
World Cup Packaging builds equipment that fills products into pre-made inter-stackable cups or containers. Range of tabletop, semi-automatic, and fully automatic rotary and inline machines will fill and seal cups, tubs, and trays ranging in volume from 1- to 80 oz., and at rates from 3 to 300 containers per minute. Applications include dairy foods, dry foods, candies, juices, sauces, putties and compounds, desserts, salads, yogurts, salsa, seeds, pet food, medicines, powders, syrups, granulated products, cookie dough and caramel corn, among others. Filling systems include multiple head scales, Vemag viscous product fillers, auger fillers, vibratory scales, pocket fillers, and piston fillers.
Yamato’s multi-point depositor (MPD) provides cost savings and improves efficiency when filling rigid or semi-rigid containers. It works in tandem with a Yamato combination scale and easily integrates into a packaging line.
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