Packaging materials have evolved to meet new demands today’s snack and bakery market. A desire for longer shelf life paired with fewer preservatives in the foods and healthy eating overall has prompted the need for lightweight packaging, thinner barrier materials and convenience features on thinner, more-sustainable substances.
Value-added packaging formats like retail-ready or shelf-ready packaging make it easy for retailers to quickly shelve products. It also builds an additional layer of branding to help snack producers and bakery companies deliver a strong message to shoppers.
SleekWrapper, a division of the Paxiom Group, has introduced the new fully servo-driven horizontal flow wrapping machine—the Sleek40 Wrapper—designed to provide smaller or start-up operations with all the efficiency advantages of a 4-axis servo drive, at entry level cost.