Capable of operating at fill speeds of over 230 cycles/min., the Sanko FR-3 12-lane pouch filling machine accommodates a range of liquid consistencies, including gels, pastes and products containing particulates.
The Triangle Model XYT15-RJ vertical form/fill/seal bagger runs a variety of bag styles including 3 sided, Doy, pillow, gusseted, flat bottom and 4 corner/quad seal; a rotatable sealing jaw allows running multiple package styles on the same unit.
While the trend for large manufacturers is to automate a new plant in its entirety, small and medium-sized food and beverage processors rarely have the funds to automate their plants, turning them into lights-out facilities. Even some tier-one processors may find areas in certain operations where it may not make sense to over-automate.
IMA Dairy & Food Erca EF Series form/fill/seal machines are offered with Open Mold thermoforming technology that allows food manufacturers to create proprietary shapes for cups and bottles prior to filling and sealing them.
MULTI-FILL MPF multi-purpose fillers are available with a liquid displacement pump that allows them to handle products with higher levels of brines or vinaigrettes such as chunky salsas, pickled vegetables and deli salads.