Equipment that is used to package any type of material or goods; including machines and equipment that forms, fills, seals, marks or labels packages at different levels of automation.
Strapping and banding are used to secure items for shipping or storage or as a clamp to secure an assembly together.
Capping machines are used to secure caps onto bottles and drums.
Case equipment is machinery used to form, pack, seal, or unpack cases of products.
Closing Machines are machines that close packages or containers. Some examples include securing flexible bags by means of a tying wire, narrow metal strap or tape around the neck of the bag; by placing a lid on a can or drum.
Cold packs, also called ice packs or gel packs, are enclosed sacs of ice or refrigerant used to maintain temperature of a surface or packaged item.
Filling machines and packing machines fill containers such as bags, bottles, and cans with a predetermined volume of product, such as food, cosmetics, or medicine.
Flexible packaging conforms to the size and shape of the packaged item.
Form, fill and seal machines are packaging equipment that uses flexible, heat-sealable, plastic film to form packages that can be filled with a product and then sealed, and cut.
Industrial printing equipment includes screen printers, pad printers and offset printers. These devices are used for applying inks and colors to packaging cartons, web or sheet material and other packaging supplies.
Label applicators are used to dispense, apply, or print and apply labels to packages.
Marking materials include inks, coatings, laser marking materials, tapes, and other supplies used to identify industrial parts, products, materials and packaging.
Marking stamps and marking type include hot stamps and metal stamps are used to leave an impression on a target object. Rubber stamps are used to mark items with ink.
Packaging containers refers to the smallest product packaging divisions available. These items are often displayed in retail environments and consolidate, protect, identify, and market merchandise.
Packaging machines are used to package products or components, including equipment that forms, fills, seals, wraps, cleans and packages at different levels of automation.
Palletizers place goods on pallets in an orderly fashion.
Protective packaging is packaging that is designed and constructed of materials to protect the goods from atmospheric, magnetic, electrostatic, vibration or shock damage. There are many different types of protective packaging including air pillows, angle or edge board, bubble wrap or foam packaging, partition, corrugated wrapping, cradle, foam-in-place, packaging insert, packing peanuts, panels, trays, and void fillers.
Sealing machines are machines that are used to close and seal an individual package or to provide a long continuous horizontal or vertical seal.
Shipping and Handling Labels are preprinted labels that identify proper handling directions and in some cases destination information. These labels may indicate contents of package such as Flamability or Fragile or they may indicate directions for handling.
Shrink wrap and stretch films are used to hold items together in packaging and palleting applications.
Shrink wrap machines apply heat to shrink a plastic film around a product. This process is often done by automated equipment, but manual and semi-automatic shrink wrap machines are also available.
Sorting equipment is used to separate dissimilar items into predetermined groupings as part of an automated process.
Stretch wrappers are machines that are used to wrap plastic foil around a pallet load.
Tape dispensers and tape dispensing machines hold and supply tape for assembly or packaging applications. Dispensing machines can be handheld devices or highly automated robotic systems.