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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.

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.
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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.
Flow wrap - medical eye droppers
January 15, 2014 | Video

Flow wrap - medical eye droppers

Flow Pack (HFFS). Automatic flow wrapping machines for high-speed production. Horizontal packaging uses a single film coil with three weldings: two cross-weldings and one longitudinal welding. This type of machine is aimed at food and non-food markets.
Packaging helps ACell deliver regenerative products.
December 17, 2013 | Feature Article

Packaging helps ACell deliver regenerative products

Its next-generation MatriStem products for wound care and soft tissue repair are packaged on multiple lines with shelf life ranging from six months to two years.
Sharp Packaging Systems: semi-automatic bagging system
October 17, 2013 | Machine Product Brief

Sharp Packaging Systems: semi-automatic bagging system

Improvements for SX machine include wider maximum bag width and full-color touchscreen.
Bosch: Hygienic vertical packaging machine platform
October 15, 2013 | Machine Product Brief

Bosch: Hygienic vertical packaging machine platform

Designed for ease of use; handles multiple bag styles and sizes, and meets strict hygienic requirements.
Horizontal sealer boosts production 50%
October 7, 2013 | Video

Horizontal sealer boosts production 50%

Get a close-up tour of the new Packworld USA PW 3416 horizontal vacuum bag sealer, which features a new user interface developed with direct input from a customer. Find out how it helped that customer to both eliminate ergonomics-related injuries and increasing production 50%.
Horizontal long-dwell flow wrapper
September 25, 2013 | Video

Horizontal long-dwell flow wrapper

Bosch Packaging Technology's new Pack 301 LD (long dwell) flow wrapper allows for longer sealing times compared with traditional rotary cutting heads, resulting in air-tight seams. Applicable for a variety of products, including fresh, perishable goods, and products packed in thick film such as medical goods.

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