Aplix has launched a new reclose system for flexible packaging that they market as one "the whole family can use", because of its ease of use. The easy to open and close system uses hook-to-hook system similar to Velcro that is very easy to use and obtain a secure seal.
The Servo II vf/f/s machine from Hayssen (Duncan, SC) uses servo motors that withstand washdowns. Operates at speeds to 110 bags/min. An Allen-Bradley 5/04 control system and PanelView 900 touchscreen operator interface allow storage of up to 100 user-defined programs.