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Volm Companies, Inc.

1804 Edison St Antigo, WI 54409-2438 United States

Our Custom Packaging Solutions Team works with customers to create custom solutions that meet a wide range of packaging and equipment needs for many different applications. We provide pouches, pre-made bags, rollstock and packaging equipment for many markets, specializing in: lawn and garden, frozen food, bakery, dairy, pet food, and produce. Volm Companies is a also leading manufacturer and distributor of world class packaging equipment solutions. Volm manufactures a diverse line of automated food packaging equipment under the Volmpack brand name. Volmpack equipment is manufactured and optimized directly at Volm facilities. Volm also supplies both conventional or gantry style palletizing as well as provides robotic palletizing solutions for any style of packaging under the Volmstack brand.

Load Stabilization

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Volm offers fully and semi-automatic stretchwrappers, net wrappers, strappers and corner placers. Volm partners with Lantech to provide many models of fully automatic stretch wrapping machines. Available in multiple styles to fit specific needs, these user-friendly alternatives to hand-wrapping offer high value performance. Lantech Automatic Stretch Wrappers are available with a wide range of features and are safe and easy to use. Most common uses include stretch wrapping pallets of apples, carrots, citrus fruits, onions and more.

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Types of Load Stabilization

  • Strapping - Transport Packaging
  • Stretch Wrappers

Features:

  • Robotic

Ingredient & Product Handling Equipment

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Volm's conveyors and elevators are designed to efficiently transport produce from one location to another. Produce is fed onto the conveyor or elevator and is transported in the direction of belt motion. The belt runs on either a low-maintenance slat bed or stainless-steel rollers for a smooth and even motion. Return drums help with belt tension and also make sure there is no belt slippage. Conveyors can have produce sweeps included to divide produce flow, if needed. Elevators have cleats along the belt so they can transport produce to different heights. Common uses include: apples, carrots, citrus fruits, frozen produce, onions, potatoes and more.

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Types of Ingredient & Product Handling Equipment

  • Processing Conveyors/Conveyance

Features:

  • Automatic
  • Dry process
  • Washdown (wet)
  • Wet process

Liquid Fillers

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GKS Vertical Form/Fill/Seal equipment produces stick packs, pillow packs, and four-side-sealed sachets for a wide variety of materials and products, including sauces, dressings, liquids, powders and condiments. The machine frames and control cabinets are made from stainless steel and the mechanics within the machine are servo driven for high precision applications. Volm offers three main lines of vertical packaging machines equipment tailored to suit the application of the customers’ needs. From special dosing systems to unique package types and granular to liquid products, these machines can be built upon to create a one-of-a-kind custom packaging solution.

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Types of Liquid Fillers

  • Flow Meter Fillers
  • Net Weight Fillers (Liquid)
  • Piston Fillers
  • Pressure Fillers

Features:

  • Automatic
  • Caustic/volatile chemicals
  • Controlled atmosphere packaging
  • Dosing (propellant or liquid gas)
  • Fill by time
  • Fill by weight
  • Gases
  • Hygienic (low-moisture)
  • Inline
  • Liquids with particulates
  • Modified atmosphere packaging
  • Positive displacement
  • Semi-automatic
  • Tool-less changeover
  • Viscous liquids
  • Volumetric

Package Types:

  • Flexible Bag Package Type Icon
    Bag
  • Flexible Pouch Package Type Icon
    Pouch
  • Flexible Sachet Package Type Icon
    Sachet
  • Flexible Stand-up Pouch Package Type Icon
    Stand-up Pouch
  • Flexible Stick Pack Package Type Icon
    Stick Pack

Dry Fillers

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The Volmpack Single Wicket Bagger (WB) is designed to pack potatoes, fruits, onions, citrus, avocados and other dried foods. This popular bagger is built to pack into pre-made, wicketed bags. Machine is capable of filling bags at rates up to 32 bags/min.

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Types of Dry Fillers

  • Net Weight Fillers (Dry)

Features:

  • Automatic
  • Entry-level/budget models available
  • Hygienic (low-moisture)
  • Inline
  • Tool-less changeover

Package Types:

  • Flexible Bag Package Type Icon
    Bag
  • Flexible Sachet Package Type Icon
    Sachet
  • Flexible Stand-up Pouch Package Type Icon
    Stand-up Pouch
  • Flexible Stick Pack Package Type Icon
    Stick Pack

Form/Fill/Seal

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Volmpack’s product line of vertical form/fill/seal baggers are designed for packing products in flexible bags of flat film on the reel. Hygienic design and open construction combined with full stainless steel and composite make these machines suitable for the food industry. Volmpack bagging machines can be configured to meet specific customer needs for packaging style, film material, and production conditions and are designed to operate in flexible production environments. A wide range of bagger machines handles packing vertical bags at rates from 15 to up to 90 bags/min. Product line features full stainless-steel construction and composite materials, Siemens PLC control with Volmpack Smart Display, integrated modem for online monitoring, handgrip punch knife in seal system and more. Volm also offers a GKS Vertical Packaging Machine, which can produce stick packs, pillow packs, and four-side-sealed sachets for a wide variety of materials and products.

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Types of Form/Fill/Seal

  • Vertical Form/Fill/Seal

Features:

  • Adhesive
  • Automatic
  • Clip closure
  • Continuous motion
  • Controlled atmosphere packaging
  • Entry-level/budget models available
  • Heat seal
  • Hygienic (low-moisture)
  • Inline
  • Intermittent motion
  • Liquids
  • Modified atmosphere packaging
  • Multi-lane
  • Powder
  • Quad-seal bags
  • Stand-up pouch
  • Stick pack
  • Tool-less changeover
  • Tri-seal bags
  • Two-stage filling
  • Vacuum packaging
  • Zipper

Package Types:

  • Flexible Bag Package Type Icon
    Bag
  • Flexible Sachet Package Type Icon
    Sachet
  • Flexible Stick Pack Package Type Icon
    Stick Pack

Pre-made Bag Loading & Sealing

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The Pouch Bagger is a single pouch bagging machine that easily bags product in common, pre-made pouch-style bags. Optional sealing units can be added to automate the sealing process. Options include a heat sealer and/or zip lock closer. The Pouch Bagger allows facilities to move away from costly and labor-intensive manual pouch bagging to affordable, high-speed automation. At up to 20 bags per minute, the Pouch Bagger can help keep up with consumer demands and can be equipped with soft handling features. Typical applications include: cherries, apples and citrus.

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Types of Pre-made Bag Loading & Sealing

  • Bag Closing Equipment
  • Bag Loading, Filling & Sealing
  • Bag/Pouch Sealing Equipment

Features:

  • Automatic
  • Heat seal
  • Stand-up pouch
  • Zipper

Package Types:

  • Flexible Pouch Package Type Icon
    Pouch
  • Flexible Stand-up Pouch Package Type Icon
    Stand-up Pouch

Blister & Clamshell Packaging Equipment

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The Volmpack DLM Clamshell Filler was designed with cherry, cherry tomato, and small produce packers in mind. Packing facilities interested in automating clamshell and punnet filling will benefit from this packing machine, which works gently and efficiently with small products. And, at rates up to 44 packages per minute, it is an excellent addition to any facility looking to reduce labor and increase production.

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Types of Blister & Clamshell Packaging Equipment

  • Clamshell & Blister Loading Equipment

Package Types:

  • Semi-Rigid Clamshell Package Type Icon
    Clamshell

Cartoning Equipment

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The Volmpack Carton Filler provides a fully automatic solution for the filling of fresh produce into cartons, trays, and RPC’s. The Carton Filler can fill from as little as 10 lbs. and up to 50 lbs. of product, offering an excellent option for bulk packing and shipping of product. The Carton Filler is offered in two versions, Standard and Soft Fill. While the standard is excellent for most hearty produce types like potatoes, the Soft Fill version provides a lower drop to prevent bruising and damage to more sensitive produce. The Carton Filler can also be configured as a dual filling system, ideal for high production packing facilities or for those producing a variety of packaging styles. The Carton Filler can be used with any Volmpack weigher.

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Features:

  • Automatic
  • Vertical/Top/drop load

Package Types:

  • Rigid Carton (Folding) Package Type Icon
    Carton (Folding)

Case Packing Equipment

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The Volmpack Case Packer lineup offers a compact, high-speed, fully automated case packing system that can integrate with existing packing lines seamlessly. Using the touch screen computer, operators change packing layouts easily and can move between different packing lines with little disruption. With this versatility, users can have multiple packing configurations to fill trays, crates, or boxes. Common uses include case packing applications for carrots, citrus fruits, frozen produce, grass seed, onions and potatoes. Available options include empty box drag-in from all directions, full box push-out to all directions, and internal lift for a secure drop of products. Runs cases of various sizes up to 50 packages/min.

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Types of Case Packing Equipment

  • Case or Tray Loaders

Features:

  • Automatic
  • Corrugated tray
  • Vertical/Top/drop load

Package Types:

  • Flexible Bag Package Type Icon
    Bag
  • Semi-Rigid Clamshell Package Type Icon
    Clamshell

Flexible Packaging

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Volm offers a wide range of premade pouches, including traditional stand-up pouches, 2-side seal, 3-side seal, quad seal side gusset pouches, and lay flat pouches. Traditional and fully recyclable MDO and HiC2 films are available. Volm’s line of flexible packaging products includes but is not limited to pouches, wicketed and pre-made poly bags, rollstock, light-blocker film, Half-N-Half® Bags, mesh pillow packs, and CLAF® Bio-Fabric. Materials feature breathability, high graphic capability, capability for automated packing and come in a variety of colors and sizes. Markets served include fresh produce, frozen and processed foods, landscape supplies, lawn and garden, pet products, seafood, snacks, sweets, and dairy.

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Types of Flexible Packaging

  • Films for Converting
  • Finished Rollstock
  • Pre-made Bags
  • Zippers, Easy Open & Reseal

Features:

  • Barrier
  • Bio-based
  • Blown films
  • Cast films
  • Coextruded
  • Metallized
  • Paper
  • Plastic
  • Powder
  • Recyclable
  • Solid pieces
  • Tamper-evident

Package Types:

  • Flexible Bag Package Type Icon
    Bag
  • Bulk/Industrial Heavy Duty Industrial Sack Package Type Icon
    Heavy Duty Industrial Sack
  • Bulk/Industrial Large Bag Package Type Icon
    Large Bag
  • Flexible Pouch Package Type Icon
    Pouch
  • Flexible Stand-up Pouch Package Type Icon
    Stand-up Pouch

Closures, Lids & Dispensing

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Volm offers a variety of different CloseIt clips, flags, and Bio-Clip Closures used to securely close bags containing produce. They come in a variety of colors, sizes, and thickness levels and can be used with different bag types and sizes. Closure labels are also available and can be used as packaging labels or for promotional purposes. Closures are available with eye-catching custom print and branding and in a wide variety of sizes and colors. Closures are available for poly bags, mesh bags and some paper bags. In addition to protecting freshness, closures are easy to open, close and read and are recyclable.

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Types of Closures, Lids & Dispensing

  • Clip Closures, Ties & Staples

Features:

  • Bio-based
  • Plastic

Package Types:

  • Flexible Bag Package Type Icon
    Bag

Paperboard & Corrugated

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Volm provides a variety of different folding cartons used in the packing and shipping of food products. Both regular slotted and half slotted containers are available. They offer easy storage and stackability as well as folding capabilities. The variation of sizes and thicknesses makes these containers perfect for several different food and non-food applications. Available in white and kraft brown, cartons feature an efficient design for many applications. Cartons are scored and slotted to permit folding, inter-stackable, and come in single, double or triple wall strength for varying applications. Custom and high-graphic printing are available.

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Types of Paperboard & Corrugated

  • Corrugated Supplies
  • Folding Cartons

Features:

  • Box
  • Carton
  • Recyclable
  • Sleeve
  • Tray
  • Windows

Package Types:

  • Rigid Carton (Folding) Package Type Icon
    Carton (Folding)
  • Semi-Rigid Sleeve Package Type Icon
    Sleeve
  • Rigid Tray Package Type Icon
    Tray

Bulk Packaging

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Bulks bags, also called totes and FIBC (Flexible Intermediate Bulk Container) are large woven bags designed to carry bulk materials. Bulk bags generally range in size from 28" x 28" x 12" to 51" x 51" x 71" (filled dimensions) and may contain up to 4,000 lbs. of material. Many bulk bags can be used to protect products from moisture and offer resistance to oils and greases. Volm’s bulk bags are available with options such as: lined (LPDE food grade) or unlined, custom printing and Zip Lok document pouches. Bulk bags are also available with numerous top openings, bottom, spout and discharge options, and with various lift loops, belts and ropes in different colors.

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Types of Bulk Packaging

  • Flexible Intermediate Bulk Containers (FIBCs)

Features:

  • Fabric
  • Powder
  • Solid pieces

Package Types:

  • Bulk/Industrial Heavy Duty Industrial Sack Package Type Icon
    Heavy Duty Industrial Sack