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KHS Group is expanding its portfolio with the launch of its new Innopouch IM Focus, a horizontal form/fill/seal pouching machine specially for the packaging of dry products in single-serve formats with an output of up to 100 pouches a minute.

Innopouch IM Focus caters for dry products, such as beverage mixes, food products and powder for pharmaceutical and agricultural use.

On the KHS Innopouch IM Focus operators can produce three- and four-sided and bottom side seam pouches. Formats range from 50mm in width and 50mm in height to widths and heights of up to 195mm and 240mm respectively. Depending on the content the machine forms and fills up to 100 pouches a minute.

In devising its new construction KHS paid particular attention to easy cleaning, resulting in considerable savings in both time and cost – especially when filling dry products.

With the Innopouch IM Focus, KHS says it offers an effective, high-quality system for all single-serve variants to all companies, whether large or small, brand owner or co-packer.

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