PACK EXPO 2012: The Packworld USA PW5400 Touchscreen with TOSS technology is a heat sealer for medical packaging, R&D, and production applications. It has the ability to seal and cut bags up to 72 inches and can be converted as needs change.
From IPN is an unusual spouted fitment on a 200-mL standup pouch that lets consumers drink without spillage. The foil-based package is made on a Volpak form/fill seal system with rollstock from Constantia.
The Hawk Evolution™ vf/f/s makes bags up to 12-in. wide and 18-in. long, producing pillow, gusseted, and flat-bottom bags for applications such as candy, snacks, IQF foods, pet foods, fresh produce, hot liquids, coffee, and medical products.
The SidePouch Bagger from Automated Packaging Systems and Yamato’s Dataweigh TSDW-205W scale have been combined to create the FAS SPrint Revolution bagger, a semi-automatic scale and bagger combination designed to produce very accurate, fixed-weight packages in a small footprint, at a reasonable cost.
Automated Packaging Systems shows its FAS Sprint Revolution™ bagger, which accommodates a range of pouch styles and materials, with the Yamato Dataweigh TSDW-205W scale that loads fresh foods and fragile products directly into the bags. Ideal for products sold by a fixed weight.
The XYT bag machine from Triangle Package Machinery allows users to switch bag styles--from pillow bags with zippers to standard pillow pouches to a four-corner bag with or without zipper--on packages up to 15 in. wide. Machine boasts fastest zipper bag speed at 60/min for a four-corner bag with zipper.
Körber Medipak demonstrates its new StickPack packaging line from Mediseal, new to the U.S. market. The line controls stick packs during the entire process, using a side-load process into a unique carton style for pharmaceutical powders.
The Matrix X Machine is a bagger designed for coffee, baking, snack food, prepared food, confectionary, and other packagers that need to boost production but have limited floor space. The X machine is rated at up to 250 bags-per-minute. Booth # S-853
Growing in popularity in the Japanese marketplace is this single-serve coffee concept developed by Fuso International. A tandem machine is fed two rolls of material and out the other end comes a coffee pouch inside a secondary package of metallized polyester.