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Bagging & Pouching F/F/S Machinery Trends

Get news and trends on bagging and pouching machinery for the healthcare packaging industry. These machines form, fill, and seal flexible materials, including paper/plastic film/foil materials, and fabricate them into a bag, pouch, or sachet, fill them with product, and seal/close the packagings. Key topics include medical heat sealers, continous roll systems, unloaders, and pouch dispensers.

Bossar: Form/fill/seal machinery
July 22, 2014 | Machine Product Brief

Bossar: Form/fill/seal machinery

A servo-controlled f/f/s machine combines vertical and horizontal technologies to form, fill, and seal stand-up pouches.
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Flow Pack - Medical Bottles
June 27, 2014 | Video

Flow Pack - Medical Bottles

Individual medical bottles packaged on ULMA Flow Wrap equipment. Flow Wrap packaging systems offer very flexible packaging solutions and a high level of production. Products may be flow wrapped individually or in groups.
RIVA, an automated compounding system from Intelligent Hospital Systems, prepares IV bags 50 mL to 1,000 mL, and can also prepare low-concentration dilution bags for pediatric dosing.
June 3, 2014 | Machine Case Study

GHS automates sterile IV compounding

A new pharmacy is equipped with two automated compounding systems that serve the South Carolina health system’s five locations, improving patient safety as well as internal productivity and efficiency.
RIVA automated compounding technology from Intelligent Hospital Systems compounds syringes and IV bags in an ISO Class 5 environment that enhances the safety of compounded medications while reducing cost and waste.
June 3, 2014 | Machine Case Study

How RIVA works at Greenville Hospital Systems

A detailed look at how self-contained RIVA equipment automatically compounds IV syringes or bags for improved patient safety, productivity and efficiency at Greenville Hospital Systems in SC.
Matrix: Stickpack machines
May 30, 2014 | Machine Product Brief

Matrix: Stickpack machines

A stickpack machine combines both laser scoring and marking capabilities for easy opening and lower operating costs.
WeighPack Systems: Bagger
May 20, 2014 | Machine Product Brief

WeighPack Systems: Bagger

VS Bagger is a versatile, easy-to-use option for premade wicketed bags.
Cloud Packaging Equipment: Water-soluble pouch machine
April 23, 2014 | Machine Product Brief

Cloud Packaging Equipment: Water-soluble pouch machine

The Hydroforma SP produces low scrap and integrates easily into secondary packaging systems.
Sharp Packaging Systems: SX tabletop bagging system
April 14, 2014 | Machine Product Brief

Sharp Packaging Systems: SX tabletop bagging system

Improvements for the SX machine include wider maximum bag width and full-color touchscreen.
MD&M 2014: Automatic f/f/s machine
March 1, 2014 | Video

MD&M 2014: Automatic f/f/s machine

GEA Tiromat’s mid-sized form/fill/seal machine is shown running flexible pouch material for medical device packaging, with inline ink-jet printing. Also described is the Greydon DigiMax digital printer designed to run on f/f/s equipment such as this GEA unit. Prints on paper and Tyvek®, using a 1-L container of ink for the entire web of material.
MD&M West 2014: Touchscreen system
February 27, 2014 | Video

MD&M West 2014: Touchscreen system

Makes it easier for customers with validation needs. Demonstrates how machine seals pouch, then date-code, all in one step. Prevents operator from selecting incorrect setting, maintaining validation repeatability.

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