Somic will exhibit its new Somic-Flexx III modular end-of-line packaging solution at Pack Expo in Chicago.
The Somic-Flexx III can pack in a flat nested position or a standing orientation for display, and is capable of handling both single and multi-component packaging.
“Our new machine provides consumer packaged goods companies with the flexibility to meet a variety of retailers’ packaging demands,” said Peter Fox, senior vice president of sales for Somic America.
“Stand-up pouches, flow packs, rigid containers and other items can be collated, grouped and packed in a wide variety of formats. This includes open or wraparound trays, to paperboard cartons and trays with covers. With the development of this machine, we have delivered the ultimate in packaging flexibility and further expanded the Somic success story in North America.”
The machine, which took two years to develop, combines a tray packer with a cover applicator and, in between them, an insertion packer. “Each of the three user-friendly modules operates as one machine. The advantage is this machine has the capability to run virtually any pack arrangement, and in any type of shipping or display vehicle,” said Fox.
Pack Expo International will be held in Chicago, Illinois, from October 14-17.