Company: Cloud Packaging Equipment, Des Plaines, IL
Equipment Snapshot: Robert’s SPF Single Point Fill Standup Pouch packaging machine for pre-made bags offers users all the reliability and engineering excellence of the Robert’s IM Series at an entry-level price point, says Cloud Packaging Equipment. The Robert’s SPF handles many sizes and styles of pre-made pouches, including reclosable stand-up bags. It fills and seals bags ranging from a few ounces to more than 15 pounds, allowing users to fill individual snack packs and large club store sizes on a single machine. The SPF system is rated to run at up to 35 pouches per minute, compared to the IM Series with its traveling fill funnels, which runs at 60 pouches per minute. Package and product changeovers can be accomplished in 20 minutes or less, according to the company.