Fres-co System USA, Inc.

Fres-co — Put Our Ideas, Our Experience and Our System to Work on Your Next Packaging Challenge

Fres-co System USA, Inc. is a privately owned packaging manufacturing company headquartered in Telford, Pennsylvania, with an additional manufacturing facility in Red Oak, Iowa. For more than 30 years, Fres-co has served leading companies from across the Fortune 500 with turnkey flexible packaging systems, printed laminated barrier materials and exceptional service. During our history of innovation, we have also invented many breakthrough products, including the one-way degassing valve, modified atmosphere technologies, and reclosure systems.

Fres-co serves a wide range of customers in the coffee, food & beverage, and industrial/chemical markets, as well as many famous specialty brands. We collaborate to help them optimize their operational performance and excel in their packaging operations.  With more than 1,700 installations worldwide, Fres-co offers a full line of state-of-the art customized packaging equipment for dry and liquid products, including:

  • Vertical Form Fill and Seal
  • Horizontal Fill and Seal
  • Multi-lane stick pack and sachet machines. 

Our liquid filling technologies include:

  • Low Acid and High Acid Aseptic
  • ESL
  • Ultra Clean
  • Hot Fill pumpable and multiphase products
  • Retort
  • Post Fill Pasteurization
  • Hot fill Multi-Phase
  • Hot Fill Pumpable

Our liquid-filling systems are designed for multi-viscosity liquids, with or without particulate, and they are built to 3A sanitary standards. Other recent developments include:fsFSU800HF Multi-Phase VFFS machine with Ultrasonic Sealing – Our latest innovation capable of running high barrier foil and clear material structures designed for retort applications.

  • FSU800HF Multi-Phase VFFS machine with Ultrasonic Sealing – Our latest innovation capable of running high barrier foil and clear material structures designed for retort applications.
  • Dual lane for the FSU 800 — Fres-co has doubled the output for our popular high-acid aseptic and ultra clean packaging machines for the food service market. 
  • Expansion of the FSU 1000 — Our automatic, FDA-validated VFFS packaging machine, which is unique in the industry, strengthens our leadership in low-acid aseptic packaging.
  • Single-cup Capsules — Fres-co continues our traditional leadership in coffee by providing lidding for single-serve cups. Single cup filling machines?
  • Stick Packs for Dairy.
Products: 

FSU1000 A — Leader in Low-Acid Aseptic Packaging

The FSU1000 is Fres-co’s automatic, FDA-validated VFFS packaging machine, making the company a leader in low-acid aseptic packaging. The FSU1000’s frame and components that come in contact with the product are made from FDA-validated 300 series stainless steel, with filling systems built to 3A sanitary standards.  This allows for easy cleaning. Other features include SIP and CIP controls, HEPA filtration and hydrogen peroxide distribution, inert gas flush, Nema 4X Control Panel with PLC controls and touchscreen HMI.

FSU800 — Becoming the Choice among Food Processors

The robust and versatile FSU800 is increasingly the choice for customers seeking an automatic vertical form fill seal machine for high-acid aseptic, ESL and Ultra Clean applications. Designed for single or multi-phase filling of multi-viscosity liquid food and beverages with or without particulates.

TERMALOCK™ — Product Protection with Eco-efficiency

The Termalock™ Industrial Sealer is a heavy duty semiautomatic bag sealer for large size pre-made bags, and it provides the following benefits:Improved shelf life and product protection with high-quality seals. “Eco-efficient” savings, such as lower transportation costs by reducing fuel consumption by as much as 89% in one specific case. Lower operational costs by reducing or eliminating poor seals, thus improving product containment and decreasing waste.

ALFA — A Major Choice for Stick-Pack

The ALFA SERIES stick-pack is a vertical intermittent motion machine specifically designed for free-flowing liquid, powders or granulates (sugar, salt, pepper, sweetener, black tea, creamer, ground coffee, instant coffee, instant tea, pharmaceutical granules, and more). The production output depends on the number of lanes (up to 24 lanes available),  product, film, dose, stick format, dimension and other factors. A Downstream collation and automatic cartoning are optional features.

GAMMA — Making Sachets Available

The GAMMA is a vertical continuous-motion machine whose rotary sealing rollers, produce rectangular four-sided seal or shaped sachets. It has the flexibility to be integrated with any feed system and it can accommodate a range of sachet sizes. GAMMA’S oscillating cup doser is the signature dosing system, specifically designed for free-flowing powders or granulates (sugar, salt, sweetener, pepper, creamer, ground coffee, instant coffee, black tea, instant tea, pharmaceutical granules and more.
Supplier Categories: 
Bags
We make side-gusseted premade bags for products whose weights range from 2 oz.to 50 lbs. Our vivid custom delivers vivid and vibrant colors to your packages.
Aseptic Packaging Machinery
Fres-co maintains leadership in aseptic packaging with two machines: The FSU 1000 is our automatic, FDA-validated VFFS packaging machine. The FSU800 is robust and versatile, and automatic vertical form fill seal machine for high-acid aseptic, ESL and Ultra Clean applications.
CoffeeTalk Talks Coffee Packaging with Chris Burger, Fres-co System USA, Inc.

Fres-co System USA has long been a leader in flexible packaging for the coffee industry. Chris Burger, Fres-co Coffee Market Manager, displays the advantages of flexible packages versus more traditional methods. Fres-co helps many in the coffee industry reduce their packaging weight while extending the life and freshness of their coffee.

Fres-co System USA, Inc. Content
The FSU1000 is Fres-co’s automatic, FDA-validated VFFS packaging machine, making Fres-co a leader in low-acid aseptic packaging. The FSU1000’s frame and... More
Fres-co’s FSU800 generates much interest among food processors. The robust and versatile machine is increasingly the choice for customers seeking an automatic... More
The Termalock™ Industrial Sealer is a heavy duty semiautomatic bag sealer for large size pre-made bags, and it provides the following benefits:Improved shelf... More
The ALFA SERIES stick-pack is a vertical intermittent motion machine specifically designed for free-flowing liquid, powders or granulates (sugar, salt, pepper... More
The GAMMA is a vertical continuous-motion machine operating with rotary sealing rollers, to produce rectangular four-sided seal or shaped sachets. It has the... More