Food & Drink Process & Packaging Issue 16 2018 - Page 16

AMS Expands Packaging Equipment Range with VFFS system Leading shrink and poly packaging air-tight seals starting from a reel of A number of film types can be used equipment supplier, AMS have cost-effective flat clear polythene including Polythene, Polyolefin, expanded their range with the film. Macro-punched, Micro-punched, introduction of a simple low-cost Form Fill & Seal (VFFS) packaging Users simply drop products up to 5kg machine. in weight to wrap in the tube, press The X-Bag bagging system, are sealed and ejected in a secure, exclusively manufactured in Italy is tamperproof and watertight clear, or aimed at suppliers who are looking coloured or pre-printed bag. to increase productivity and improve security of loose products such as seeds, hardware, spare parts and a button and the wrapped products Easy to use for operators both in terms of preparing the machine and even larger food items. using it, the length of the bag to be The X-Bag bagging machine works up to 600mm with an additional belt by creating packaging with three for long products. 16 FDPP - www.fdpp.co.uk sealed can be adjusted from 50mm Cartene Plastic and Biodegradable. An additional benefit is that shrink film can be used so bags can be put through a heat tunnel for extra security. Peter Fiorentini, Managing Director of AMS, said “AMS have been specialising in poly and shrink wrapping equipment for over 20 years and have seen a demand for low cost VFFS machines.