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Bagging & Form/fill/seal

Machine Product Brief
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Schneider Electric: ACMA’s 'Green Machine' sets the standard in high performance flow-pack machinery

ACMA’s new SP2-NG horizontal flow pack machine can reduce energy consumption by up to 30%. The machine’s energy consumption can also be displayed online. This optimization is the result of collaboration with Schneider ElectricTM, which also supplied the technology for energy consumption monitoring.
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Machine Product Brief
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Bosch Packaging Technology: Horizontal long dwell flow wrapper useful for MAP

Bosch Packaging Technology’s Pack 301 LD (Long Dwell) revolving sealing system produces air-tight end seals, detects product between cross-sealing jaws to minimize cleaning time and reduce downtime, and provides simplified cleaning and maintenance.
LHB loading
Feature Article
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Giving sight to packaging lines

Machine modifications and facility-wide organization help the Lighthouse for the Blind’s visually impaired employees fulfill orders for government and corporate customers.
An example of the packages run on the systems.
Machine Case Study
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Bagging snacks goes best in class

With state-of-the-art technology for weighing and bagging, Alimentos Bermudez S.A. is set to conquer the snack food markets of Central America, the Caribbean, and the U.S.
Bagger offers quick changeover for multiple styles
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Bagger offers quick changeover for multiple styles

At Pack Expo Las Vegas, Triangle Package Machinery Co. exhibited its A612 model computer scale and XYT vf/f/s bagger, with an integrated transverse zipper applicator. Triangle’s focus on centerlining allows for easy changeover of a range of bag styles, including pillow, flat-bottom, quad-seal, and gusseted.
V/f/f/s machine has optimized machine movements
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V/f/f/s machine has optimized machine movements

The vertical form/fill/seal machine shown at Pack Expo by Sharp greatly broadens this manufacturer’s product offerings.
F/f/s for gusseted bags
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F/f/s for gusseted bags

Model G-14 form/fill/seal system from Fres-Co System produces stand-up gusseted pouches with four-corner seal and fold-over tin tie.
Mail-order pharmacy fulfillment system
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Mail-order pharmacy fulfillment system

The Script Pack Sprint from Automated Packaging Systems first scans products as they are conveyed to the packaging area, prints and loads the literature insert, verifies and loads the product into a bag, and then seals the bag.
Automatic weigh scale with bagger and printer
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Automatic weigh scale with bagger and printer

This bagging/filling/printing system features a Weigh Right automatic scale and Sharp Packaging Systems MaxPlus bagger.
Water-soluble pouch packaging machine reduces scrap
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Water-soluble pouch packaging machine reduces scrap

Said to be the fastest vertical-style water-soluble pouch-packaging machine on the market, the Hydroforma from Cloud Packaging Solutions also offers a reduced scrap rate of 8% to 12% versus the 20% to 30% scrap rate of competitive machines.
Inverted wrapper handles delicate product
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Inverted wrapper handles delicate product

The Pack 301 inverted wrapper from Bosch Packaging allows for the gentle handling and packaging of products that cannot be run on a horizontal machine.
Continuous-motion stand-up pouch form/fill/seal machine
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Continuous-motion stand-up pouch form/fill/seal machine

The Maksimal Series machine from Aagard combines continuous-motion pouch forming, filling, and sealing for the first time.
Bag sealer offers fast response, low energy usage and consistent seals
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Bag sealer offers fast response, low energy usage and consistent seals

New touchscreen offers users calibration, validation, recipe management, alarms and "watchdog" redundant fail-safe.
Stand-up pouches in test quantity volumes for CPG trials
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Stand-up pouches in test quantity volumes for CPG trials

FLX mini From AlliedFlex Technologies is an entry level machine that manufactures pre-made standup pouches on a trial-volume basis to let brand owners try a pouch concept quickly and inexpensively.
Machine Product Brief
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OK International: Rotary band sealer

With its clean and durable stainless steel construction, OK International’s Supersealer SB20 band sealer is particularly useful for food applications.

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