The introduction of automation at key points in the bulk bag handling process can amplify the already attractive benefits of bulk bags with a better ROI in the long run (and often with a quick payback due to cost savings on labor).
Global food processing and packaging solutions specialist, tna solutions, unveiled the latest iteration of its flagship vertical form fill and seal (VFFS) packaging system, the tna robag 3e. Featuring a new CXE integrated display controller, smart diagnostic tools and intuitive time-saving components, the system is capable of delivering up to 250 bags per minute (bpm) with wastage as low as 0.1%, alongside enhanced serviceability.
The PTF series automatic open-mouth bagger for dosing of powders can avoid product free falling as the vertical auger automatically fills the bag from bottom to top, keeping dust emissions to a minimum.
With the flexibility to seal bags with heat sealing or ultrasonic welding, the Triangle Model XYS08 form/fill/seal bagging machine packages nuts, rice, powders, small fresh-cut produce and confectionery products; it provides ultrasonic sealing on bag widths as small as 2 3/4 in.
A fully integrated weigh scale and bag packaging system designed specifically for fresh and frozen fruit is a new development resulting from a partnership between Automated Packaging Systems and BBC Technologies.