10 new machines answer food packaging demands

By Jenni Spinner in Food Packaging on September 22, 2019

Hygienic designs, robotic automation and improved inspection are among the key attributes of packaging systems engineered for demanding food applications.

Of the more than 2,000 exhibitors at Pack Expo Las Vegas 2019 (Sept. 23-25; Las Vegas), here are 10 new packaging machines attendees who are looking for solutions to their food manufacturing needs can see in person.


Page 1. JDD Rotary Pouch Machine from Triangle Package Machinery, Pack Expo Las Vegas 2019 Booth C-2614

Page 2. Peregrine robotic cartoning system from JLS, Pack Expo Las Vegas 2019 Booth LS-6135

Page 3. Revolution flow wrapper with Robotic Loading System from Campbell Wrapper, Pack Expo Las Vegas 2019 Booth C-2629

Page 4. Halopack trays produced on the SKR machine from Proseal, Pack Expo Las Vegas 2019 Booth LS-6563

Page 5. lightline Flowpacker from Schubert, Pack Expo Las Vegas 2019 Booth US-7649

Page 6. New Contura S600 leak detection technology from Inficon, Pack Expo Las Vegas 2019 Booth US-7777

Page 7. P300 portion pack machine from IMA/Hassia, Pack Expo Las Vegas 2019 Booth C-3200

Page 8. 4Sight automatic print inspection solution from AutoCoding / SICK, Pack Expo Las Vegas 2019 Booth LS-6419

Page 9. New SmartPacker TwinTube vertical packaging machine from GEA, Pack Expo Las Vegas 2019 Booth LS-5905

Page 10. Eagle Pack 240 HC X-ray machine from Eagle Product Inspection, Pack Expo Las Vegas 2019 Booth C-1506


1. Rotary pouch unit fills and seals pre-formed bags (see photo at top of page)

The Triangle/JDD Rotary Pouch Machine is designed to fill and seal Doyen bags, three-sided seal, flat and standup pouches, and zippered bags. From Triangle Package Machinery, the system reportedly fills at speeds of up to 50 pouches per minute.

The rotary pouch filler is suitable for granola, snacks, candy, popcorn, dried fruit, nuts, baking mixes and other edible products. The machine automatically stops to fill, and unopened bags won’t be filled, reducing product waste. Also, the no-fill/no-seal feature enables unopened bags to be reused.

Two models are available. The JRPM-8812 handles bag widths from 4 to 8 inches wide and heights of 4 to 12 inches, while the JRPM-81215 accepts pouches from 6.5 to 12 inches wide and 8 to 15 inches high.

Users can add a number of options to the rotary pouch filler to enhance performance and functionality. These include nitrogen gas flush, staging gate, statistics backup on flash-card Ethernet, and turnkey integration.

Triangle Package Machinery will show the JDD Rotary Pouch Machine at Pack Expo Las Vegas 2019 in Booth C-2614.

Jenni Spinner

Freelance writer and former Packaging Digest senior editor Jenni Spinner is a trade journalist with more than two decades of experience in the field. While she has covered numerous industries (including construction, engineering, building security, food production and public works), packaging remains her favorite.

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