Product News: Packaging Products & Equipment

Bagging Machine and Pouch Filler/Sealer are wash down-ready.

Press Release Summary:

Bagging Machine and Pouch Filler/Sealer are wash down-ready.

Jun 05, 2014 - Rated at cycle speeds up to 100 bags/min, Triton Vertical Form-Fill-Seal Machine can help packagers maximize uptime and efficiency while minimizing waste. Bag sizes range from 2 x 3 in. to 18 x 23 in. Designed for stand-up, flat bottom, and 5th panel style bags, Toyo Jidoki TT-8D-N Pre-made Pouch Fill and Seal Machine is rated at up to 55 pouches/min with pouch sizes from 4.7–10.2 in. W to 5.1–15.7 in. L. Both are wash down-ready for fresh produce packaging operations.

Matrix Packaging Machinery - Saukville, WI

Original Press Release

Matrix Brings Its High-Speed Bagging Machine and Pre-Made Pouch Filler/Sealer to United Fresh 2014, June 10-13 at McCormick Place Convention Center, Chicago

Press release date: Jun 03, 2014

The Matrix Triton vertical form-fill-seal machine and Toyo Jidoki Fill-and-Seal pre-made pouch filler provide produce packers productivity and flexibility. (Matrix Booth # 1252)

SAUKVILLE, Wis. – Matrix Packaging Machinery, powered by Pro Mach, will showcase at United Fresh 2014, June 10-13, two packaging solutions, one for form-fill-seal bags and the other a fill-and-seal pre-made pouch machine. Both of these wash down ready units are ideal for fresh produce packaging operations looking for rugged, reliable, and easy to use automated packaging solutions. (Matrix Booth # 1252)

The Triton, a wash-down vertical form-fill-seal machine can help fresh produce packagers of all sizes and individual needs increase uptime, decrease waste, and improve overall efficiency. The Triton is rated at cycle speeds up to 100 bags per minute. Bag sizes range from a minimum of 2 inches wide by 3 inches long to 18 inches wide and 23 inches long. This competitively priced vertical-form-fill seal machine is ultra-heavy duty for long service life, featuring a stainless steel 4 by 4 inch extreme duty welded frame.

Available options include a load shelf for heavier bags and a gas flushing system for modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) applications that prolong the shelf life of fresh fruits and vegetables. This unit comes standard with the Matrix Smart Jaw ST sealing system, automatic web edge guide film tracking system, tool free film roll and forming tube changeover, nationally available Allen-Bradley control components, and more.

The Toyo Jidoki TT-8D-N pre-made pouch fill and seal machine is designed for stand-up, flat bottom, and 5th panel style bags. This newly designed machine incorporates Toyo Jidoki’s proven technology with flexibility for shaped pouches to meet changing presentations in the marketplace. This pre-made pouch filler sealer is rated at up to 55 flat, standup, and press to close pouches per minute. Pouch size ranges from 4.7-10.2 inches wide to 5.1-15.7 inches long. The machine is easy to clean and wash-down.

Options and accessories include:
• Date printer
• Air squeeze device
• Nitrogen gas flush
• Liquid filling systems
• Zip open/close device
• Seal area cleaning
• Double pouch detection
• Pouch opening detection device
• Pouch pick up position detection
• Product in seal detection
• Product feeding hopper
• Product discharge conveyor

For more information about the many different vertical form fill sealing, rotary bagging and pouch filling, and stickpack and sachet packaging solutions from Matrix, call 262-268-8300 and visit

About Matrix
Matrix Packaging Machinery is an industry-leading manufacturer of vertical form-fill-seal (v/f/f/s) packaging equipment. Since 1988 Matrix has built a solid reputation for delivering rugged, well-engineered, cost competitive, and easy-to-use packaging systems backed by outstanding customer support. Matrix has v/f/f/s, stickpack, and pouch filling machines in operation throughout the world, handling a wide range of products in very diverse conditions.

About Pro Mach               
Pro Mach is a leading provider of integrated packaging products and solutions for food, beverage, household goods, pharmaceutical, and other diverse consumer and industrial companies. Through multiple business units and related brands, Pro Mach provides equipment, installation, training, parts, and service in bottling and capping, primary packaging, flexible packaging, identification and tracking, material handling, and end-of-line packaging.

Pro Mach has a diverse customer base, from Fortune 500 companies to smaller, privately held businesses worldwide, which depend on reliable, flexible, technologically advanced packaging equipment and integrated solution sets. Pro Mach is headquartered near Cincinnati, Ohio, with manufacturing facilities and offices throughout the United States and Canada. For more information about Pro Mach, visit

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