Food Master eBook 
~ 2024 ~ Volume 4

The packaging portion of food and beverage processing lines has led the industry when it comes to automation. The machines are indispensable for reaching throughput goals and upholding food safety and quality. They also are key tools to meet demand for smaller batch sizes, increased SKUs, and small-run packaging designs.

Packaging machinery can help with every aspect of getting food and beverages into the primary package, ensuring the products are safe inside, and loading the items into secondary packaging to protect them on their journey. Packaging materials cover the full range of containers, boxes, and films on the market—anything from boil-in-bag pouches to vacuum jars to coated paper trays.

If your facility is looking for an all-in-one option, you’ll want check out the section for turnkey filling and packaging lines, offered by many suppliers.

A wide selection of machines helps automate any part of the packaging process: bagging, bottling, canning, filling, wrapping, bundling, and capping. Equipment also includes options for aseptic packaging, thermoforming, injection molding, blow molding, blister forming, pouch sealing, and skin packaging.

Many technologies, supplies, and equipment support packaging, including resins, adhesives, closures, coders and daters, coating machines, desiccants, gas equipment, heat sealing, and labeling. To ensure quality and safety inside the package, look for checkweighers and inspection and machine vision equipment in this section. End-of-the-line packaging equipment includes options for case packing, dunnage, pallet stretch wrapping, and box making and taping.

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