5 Popular Packaging Machines Used Throughout The World

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The packaging industry is a large industry composed of many different segments. Each segment uses specific machines that assist in the packaging processes across many different businesses. This time we set out to identify the most common packaging machines that serve the widest variety of businesses around the world.

Below in no specific order are 5 machines that are found in industrial, medical, food, and retail packaging applications throughout the world.


Labeling Machines

Labeling and coding machines are used for industrial, retail, food, and pharmaceutical packaging applications. Most packaged products use some form of labeling or coding. Labeling machines are used for applying branded labels for advertising and bar codes for inventory and batch management.



Conveyors are used with many different types of packaging machines. Conveyors transport products from one location to another. There are a variety of conveyors used within the packaging industry. A major factor in determining a conveyor type is the use of power.

A powered conveyor requires an electrical source for power. A non-powered conveyor uses gravity for product transportation. The type of the conveyor being used depend on the products being packaged. Different shapes and sizes of package require different conveyor rollers and belts for smooth transport.

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Filling Machines

Filling machines are most often, but not exclusively used in the food packaging industry. Filling machines are used to fill liquids, grains, and other products into a container. The accuracy of the filling machine helps to efficiently maintain a consistent product for consumers.


Stretch Wrapping Machines

Stretch wrapping, also referred to as pallet wrapping, is the process of using stretchable plastic film to secure products firmly in place for shipping on pallets. Getting the right stretch wrap machine for your operation is critical to guarantee proper load control, packaging throughput and stretch film consumption rates. The right stretch wrap machines tailored to your operation’s needs to ensure your packaging solutions run quickly and efficiently.

Thermoforming Packaging Machines

Thermoforming Packaging Machines

Thermoforming packaging machine is a type of horizontal form-fill-seal machine that packs products within the machine using 2 rolls of packaging films. The shape of finalized packages are defined by the molds  in the forming and vacuum chambers.

Depending on the packaging film material used, the packages can be flexible or rigid. Thermoforming packaging machine is aimed both at packaging of food and non food products.

Thermoforming packaging machine offers a wide range of options to meet customer individual requirements.


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