Converts high-quality side-gusseted or side-sealed bags and pouches at speeds up to 100 cycles per minute. Features process-driven converting innovation, including CMD Intelligent Sealing Technology.
Our Innovation – Your Opportunity
CMD is a technology-driven innovator of plastic converting machinery and automation for manufacturing plastic bags, pouches and specialty converted products used in consumer goods, medical, janitorial, hospitality, food, lawn and garden, packing/shipping, pet food and construction. CMD is a growing supplier for Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) refueling systems. CMD offers custom and stock machinery, replacement parts, upgrade kits, and engineering and technical services in the Americas, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Middle East. CMD also represents, in the U.S. and Canada, Sysmetric material handling systems - for resin storage, conveying and dosing/control for all types of plastics processing.
CMD’s mission statement: “Listen, Learn, Lead” expresses our passion for and commitment to advancing technology that offers real value to customers. As a privately owned, financially stable company started in 1980, CMD has invested in the resources required to successfully execute customer-specified product development projects. Our technical group has years of engineering and practical experience in electrical, mechanical, software, programming, packaging, converting and film applications. We have more than 65 patents worldwide and more than 140 applications in progress.
Some of CMD’s inventions include: high-speed, continuous-motion bag sealing and drawtape trash bag converting; overlap bag winding for one-at-a-time dispensing of bags-on-a-roll; and Intelligent Sealing for verifiable pouch quality.
CMD understands that converters need products of high performance and quality at a competitive price. That’s why CMD actively partners with customers and suppliers to develop industry-leading products through great manufacturing technology and best practices. The friendly, knowledgeable CMD team provides collaborative and confidential customer service, engineering and technical support. All equipment is built in the U.S; and designed for long-lasting durability, with operator and maintenance personnel in mind. CMD employs 150 – 200 dedicated professionals, and operates from a 126,000 sq. ft. campus dedicated to technology development and manufacturing located in Appleton, Wisconsin USA.
CMD designs and manufactures converting machinery for medical and non-medical pre-made pouches; side or bottom sealed bags; trash bags, (specialists in drawtape bag systems); unwinds; bag winding and folding equipment; automation and downstream ancillary equipment and attachments.
Machinery and Line Performance Measurement
CMD support stays with customers throughout the long life of their systems. Equipment upgrades and retrofits keep equipment current and productive. CMD also offers comprehensive end-of-line packaging automation for bag and pouch converting lines; machine optimization and process validation services
CMD is commmitted to advancing converting technology for bag and pouch producers, with an entire division devoted to the development of customized technology, processes and equipment. Our passion is evident in our 50+ patents (with more applications in process.)
By exploring new technology and developing production efficiencies, we help our customers and clients become more competitive and profitable:
- Reduced floor space - products take less space to manufacture
- Reduced scrap rate - products are manufactured with less waste
- Reduced power useage - products are made using less power, air and water
- Automation - products are made using less human labor
- Increased speed - products are made faster
- Operational simplicity - Consistent product quality, with less downtime